Nevada 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.

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Company Licenses

Nevada Nonprofit & Fundraising Company Licenses

Nevada Bingo Registration or Approval

Game Type: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:Nevada Gaming Control Board
Notes:

Depending on bingo prize value, a charity must either: 1) Notify the board of their intent to host bingo events if total prize value does not exceed $2,500 per calendar quarter, 2) Register with the board if total prizes offered during a calendar quarter are valued between $2,500 and $50,000, or 3) Gain approval from the board if total prize value exceeds $50,000 during a calendar quarter.

Initial Registration

Agency:Nevada Gaming Control Board
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$0 for notification, $10 for registration, and $25 for approval.

Registration Renewal

Agency:Nevada Gaming Control Board
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$0 for notification, $10 for registration, and $25 for approval.

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Nevada Charitable Gift Annuity Registration

Agency:Nevada Division of Insurance
Law:

NRS § 688A.281 through NRS § 688A.285

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

Initial Registration

Notes:

Nevada charities must provide notice within 90 days of when 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



Nevada Charitable Lottery Registration or Approval

Game Type: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:Nevada Gaming Control Board
Notes:

Depending on raffle prize value, a charity must either: 1) Notify the board of their intent to host lottery events if total prize value does not exceed $2,500 per calendar quarter, 2) Register with the board if total prizes offered during a calendar quarter are valued between $2,500 and $50,000, or 3) Gain approval from the board if total prize value exceeds $50,000 during a calendar quarter.

Initial Registration

Agency:Nevada Gaming Control Board
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$0 for notification, $10 for registration, and $25 for approval.

Registration Renewal

Agency:Nevada Gaming Control Board
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$0 for notification, $10 for registration, and $25 for approval.

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Nevada Charitable Solicitation Registration

Agency:Nevada Secretary of State
Law:

Nevada Revised Statues Ch. 82.382 to 82.417, Ch.598.1305

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

Registration to Obtain Exemption

Exemption Eligible Organizations: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$0

Law:

NRS § 82A.210

Original Ink: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Notarize: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Renewal to Maintain Exemption

Exemption Eligible Organizations: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Filing Method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$0

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

Initial Registration

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

$0

Original Ink: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Notarize: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Notes:
  • Attach additional pages for addresses and names/addresses of executive personnel.
  • Must be signed by an officer of the nonprofit corporation.
  • Out of state charities can file out of state version of the solicitation registration statement to avoid foreign qualification.
  • Some Nevada counties and municipalities may require charities that solicit in-person to register prior to fundraising.

Registration Renewal

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

$0

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Original Ink: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Notarize: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Notes:
  • Attach additional pages for addresses and names/addresses of executive personnel.
  • Must be signed by an officer of the nonprofit corporation.

Nevada Commercial Co-Venturer Registration

Not required



Nevada 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



Nevada Fundraising Counsel Registration

Not required



Nevada 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



Nevada Professional Fundraiser Registration

Not required



Nevada 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

Nevada Individual Nonprofit & Fundraising Licenses

Nevada 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 Nevada.

Registration Not Required

Not required



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