Idaho Fundraising Licensing

Resources for charities, businesses, professional fundraisers, and individuals conducting charitable solicitation activities
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Below, you'll find licensing requirements for a range of fundraising activities. At a glance, you can see requirements, fees, filing instructions, and links to forms for everything from charitable gaming and cause marketing to professional fundraisers and charitable gift annuities.

Make sure your fundraising activities meet the unique requirements of each jurisdiction where you’re soliciting. Feel free to explore, bookmark, and share!

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Company Licenses

Idaho Nonprofit & Fundraising Company Licenses

Idaho Bingo and Raffle Licenses

Game Type: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:Idaho State Lottery - Enforcement Division
Organization Age Requirement: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Age Restrictions: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Prize Limits: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Law:

ID Code § 67-7701 et seq.

Notes:

Licenses are required for charities with annual gross bingo revenue of more than $10,000. A raffle license is required if the aggregate value of merchandise prizes exceeds $5,000.

Initial Registration

Agency:Idaho State Lottery - Enforcement Division
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Agency:Idaho State Lottery - Enforcement Division
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

Varies by gross gaming revenue: $100 for gross revenue of $25,000 or less, $200 for gross revenue between $25,000 and $75,000, and $300 for gross revenue greater than $75,000.

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Idaho Charitable Gift Annuity Registration

Agency:Idaho Department of Insurance
Law:

ID Stat. § 41-120

Organization Age Requirement: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Minimum Unrestricted Cash or Cash Equivalent Requirement: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Initial Registration

Notes:

Idaho charities must provide notice on the day they first enter into a charitable gift annuity agreement. Notices must identify the organization, certify that the organization is a charity and that the annuities issued are qualified charitable gift annuities, and be signed by an officer or director.

Registration Renewal

Not required



Idaho Charitable Solicitation Registration

Not required



  • The Idaho Charitable Solicitation Act prohibits false, deceptive, misleading, unfair, or unconscionable acts or practices in conducting charitable solicitation in Idaho. Charitable registration is not part of this law and is not required in Idaho.
  • The Idaho Telephone Solicitation Act requires registration with the attorney general ten (10) days prior to telephone soliciting.
  • Some Idaho counties and municipalities may require charities that solicit in-person to register prior to fundraising.
More information: Idaho Office of the Attorney General

Registration Not Required

Not required



Idaho Commercial Co-Venturer Registration

Not required



Idaho does not currently have a traditional registration requirement for commercial co-venturers, but they may need to follow other regulations before and after fundraising events.

Registration Not Required

Not required



Idaho Fundraising Counsel Registration

Not required



Idaho does not currently have a traditional registration requirement for fundraising counsels, but they may need to follow other regulations before and after fundraising events.

Registration Not Required

Not required



Idaho Professional Fundraiser Registration

Not required



Idaho does not currently have a traditional registration requirement for professional fundraisers, but they may need to follow other regulations before and after fundraising events.

Registration Not Required

Not required



Individual Licenses

Idaho Individual Nonprofit & Fundraising Licenses

Idaho Individual Professional Fundraiser Registration

Not required



Solicitors who are not employed by a professional fundraising firm but operate independently may be required to register. Employees of professional fundraising firms are generally not required to register as an individual solicitor in Idaho.

Registration Not Required

Not required



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