Kansas 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

Kansas Nonprofit & Fundraising Company Licenses

Kansas Bingo License

Game Type: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:Kansas Department of Revenue - Division of Taxation
Age Restrictions: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Initial Registration

Agency:Kansas Department of Revenue - Division of Taxation
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$25

Registration Renewal

Agency:Kansas Department of Revenue - Division of Taxation
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$25

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Kansas Charitable Gift Annuity Registration

Not required



No filing is required, but charities need to meet certain conditions before issuing charitable gift annuities. Kansas generally exempts organizations with a religious, educational, benevolent, fraternal, charitable, social, athletic, or reformatory purpose from insurance regulations related to charitable gift annuities.

Kansas Charitable Organization Registration

Agency:Kansas Secretary of State - Charities
Law:

Kansas Statutes Ann. § 17-1760 et seq.

Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required? ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Automatic Exemption

Exemption Eligible Organizations: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Initial Registration

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

$35

Notes:
  • Include all required attachments
  • The CFO and another authorized officer must sign. They must be two individuals. Notarization of signatures is not needed.
  • Some Kansas counties and municipalities may require charities that solicit in-person to register prior to fundraising.

Registration Renewal

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

$35

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Notes:
  • Check the renewal/update box
  • Include all required attachments
  • The CFO and another authorized officer must sign. They must be two individuals. Notarization of signatures is not needed.

Change of Fiscal Year

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$35

Notes:

Fiscal year can be changed during the standard renewal process.

Kansas Commercial Co-Venturer Registration

Not required



Kansas 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



Kansas Professional Fundraiser Registration

Agency:Kansas Secretary of State

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$25

Original Ink: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Notarize: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Registration Renewal

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$25

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Original Ink: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Notarize: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Contract Filing

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$0

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Kansas Raffle License

Game Type: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:Kansas Department of Revenue - Division of Taxation

Initial Registration

Agency:Kansas Department of Revenue - Division of Taxation
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

Varies by expected gross receipts from raffles: $25 for receipts between $25,000 and $50,000, $50 for receipts between $50,000 and $75,000, $75 for receipts between $75,000 and $100,000, and $100 for receipts greater than $100,000.

Registration Renewal

Agency:Kansas Department of Revenue - Division of Taxation
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

Varies by expected gross receipts from raffles: $25 for receipts between $25,000 and $50,000, $50 for receipts between $50,000 and $75,000, $75 for receipts between $75,000 and $100,000, and $100 for receipts greater than $100,000.

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Individual Licenses

Kansas Individual Nonprofit & Fundraising Licenses

Kansas Professional Solicitor Registration

Agency:Kansas Secretary of State

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$25

Original Ink: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Notarize: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Registration Renewal

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$25

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Original Ink: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Notarize: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

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