New Mexico Fundraising Registration
Charitable solicitation is regulated on the state-level and the requirements vary by state. 41 states require charitable solicitation registration. Asking for donations by phone, mail, in person, and online subject a charity to registration requirements. Fundraising online is generally considered solicitation, including use of a "Donate Now" button on an organization’s website.
In nearly every state, charities are required to register before soliciting donations, regardless of whether funds are actually received. Some states require nonprofits to qualify with the corporations division and appoint a registered agent. In addition, most states require charities to include disclosure statements in their solicitations.
Overview of New Mexico Requirements
New Mexico requires charitable solicitation registration. Charities must register with the in order to solicit donations in the state. While not required as a prerequisite for charitable registration, organizations may be required to qualify as a foreign nonprofit corporation with the New Mexico Secretary of State - Corporations Bureau and appoint a registered agent.
About This License
Organizations that have never registered for charitable solicitation in New Mexico will file an initial registration. This section contains an overview of completing an initial charitable solicitation registration.
Within 30 days of incorporation.
Organizations that have already registered for charitable solicitation in New Mexico are required to renew their registrations to maintain good standing. This section contains an overview of renewing the charitable solicitation registration.
Due annually 6 months after the close of your fiscal year. So if your fiscal year ends December 31st, renewal is due June 30th.
|Is the URS accepted
in New Mexico?
The Unified Registration Statement (URS) is a consolidated multi-state registration form.
For renewal filing: No
|Is foreign qualification required?||Not explicitly required as a prerequisite for charitable solicitation registration.|
|Is maintaining a registered agent required?||Required|
Charitable Solicitation Compliance
What does it take to be compliant?
Thursday, March 15th
1:00 - 2:00PM EDT