Indiana 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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Indiana Nonprofit & Fundraising Company Licenses

Indiana Bingo License

Game Type: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:Indiana Gaming Commission
Organization Age Requirement: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Age Restrictions: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Initial Registration

Agency:Indiana Gaming Commission
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$50

Registration Renewal

Agency:Indiana Gaming Commission
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

Renewal fees are based on adjusted gross income from gaming events. The minimum fee is $50, maxiumum fee is $26,000.

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Indiana Charitable Gift Annuity Registration

Not required



No filing is required, but charities need to meet certain conditions before issuing charitable gift annuities. Indiana exempts charities from insurance regulation related to charitable gift annuities if they meet the following conditions: "(1) is established under a tranaction that, for federal income tax purposes, is treated: (A) in part as a charitable contribution under Section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code; and (B) in part as an investment in an annuity contract under Section 72 of the Internal Revenue Code; and (2) meets the requirements for exclusion from the definition of "acquisition indebtedness" under Section 514(c)(5) of the Internal Revenue Code.".

Indiana Charitable Solicitation Registration

Not required



More information: Indiana Attorney General - Consumer Protection Division

Registration Not Required

Not required



Indiana Charity Game Night License

Game Type: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:Indiana Gaming Commission
Organization Age Requirement: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Age Restrictions: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Initial Registration

Agency:Indiana Gaming Commission
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$50

Initial Registration

Agency:Indiana Gaming Commission
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$50

Registration Renewal

Agency:Indiana Gaming Commission
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

Renewal fees are based on adjusted gross income from gaming events. The minimum fee is $50, maxiumum fee is $26,000.

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Indiana Commercial Co-Venturer Registration

Not required



Indiana 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



Indiana Door Prize License

Game Type: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:Indiana Gaming Commission
Organization Age Requirement: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Age Restrictions: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Initial Registration

Agency:Indiana Gaming Commission
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$50

Initial Registration

Agency:Indiana Gaming Commission
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$50

Registration Renewal

Agency:Indiana Gaming Commission
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

Renewal fees are based on adjusted gross income from gaming events. The minimum fee is $50, maxiumum fee is $26,000.

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Indiana Guessing Game License

Game Type: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:Indiana Gaming Commission
Organization Age Requirement: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Age Restrictions: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Initial Registration

Agency:Indiana Gaming Commission
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$50

Initial Registration

Agency:Indiana Gaming Commission
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$50

Registration Renewal

Agency:Indiana Gaming Commission
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

Renewal fees are based on adjusted gross income from gaming events. The minimum fee is $50, maxiumum fee is $26,000.

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Indiana Organization Qualification

Game Type: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:Indiana Gaming Commission
Notes:

Licensing is a two step process in Indiana. Organizations must first apply to qualify as an organization, then qualifying organizations can apply for gaming licenses.

Initial Registration

Agency:Indiana Gaming Commission
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$0

Indiana Professional Fundraiser Consultant Registration

Agency:Indiana Attorney General - Consumer Protection Division

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Filing Method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$1,000

Notarize: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Registration Renewal

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Filing Method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$50

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Notarize: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Indiana Professional Solicitor Registration

Agency:Indiana Attorney General - Consumer Protection Division

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$1,000

Original Ink: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Notarize: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Registration Renewal

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$50

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Financial Reporting

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$0

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Notarize: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Indiana Pull Tab License

Game Type: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:Indiana Gaming Commission
Organization Age Requirement: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Age Restrictions: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Initial Registration

Agency:Indiana Gaming Commission
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$50

Registration Renewal

Agency:Indiana Gaming Commission
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

Renewal fees are based on adjusted gross income from gaming events. The minimum fee is $50, maxiumum fee is $26,000.

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Indiana Raffle License

Game Type: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:Indiana Gaming Commission
Organization Age Requirement: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Age Restrictions: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Initial Registration

Agency:Indiana Gaming Commission
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$50

Initial Registration

Agency:Indiana Gaming Commission
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$50

Registration Renewal

Agency:Indiana Gaming Commission
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

Renewal fees are based on adjusted gross income from gaming events. The minimum fee is $50, maxiumum fee is $26,000.

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Indiana Special Bingo License

Game Type: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:Indiana Gaming Commission
Organization Age Requirement: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Age Restrictions: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Initial Registration

Agency:Indiana Gaming Commission
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$50

Indiana Water Race License

Game Type: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:Indiana Gaming Commission
Organization Age Requirement: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Age Restrictions: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Initial Registration

Agency:Indiana Gaming Commission
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$50

Initial Registration

Agency:Indiana Gaming Commission
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$50

Registration Renewal

Agency:Indiana Gaming Commission
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

Renewal fees are based on adjusted gross income from gaming events. The minimum fee is $50, maxiumum fee is $26,000.

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Individual Licenses

Indiana Individual Nonprofit & Fundraising Licenses

Indiana 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 Indiana.

Registration Not Required

Not required



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