Utah 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

Utah Nonprofit & Fundraising Company Licenses

Utah Charitable Gaming License

Not required



Utah statutes do not currently provide for any charitable gaming activites.

Utah Charitable Gift Annuity Registration

Not required



No filing is required. Utah generally exempts charitable organizations from insurance regulation related to charitable gift annuities.

Utah Charitable Organization Permit

Agency:Utah Department of Commerce - Division of Consumer Protection
Law:

Utah Code Annotated §13-22-1 thorugh 13-22-15; Utah Administrative Code, Rule R152-22-1 through R152-22-5

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

One-Time Exemption Registration

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

$0

Law:

UT Code § 13-22-8

Notes:

Exemptions do not expire as long as the organization continues to qualify under the exemption criteria.

Initial Registration

Filing Method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$75

Notes:
  • You may not solicit until you receive your certificate of registration back from the state. It takes ~1 month for the state to process your application.
  • Some Utah counties and municipalities may require charities that solicit in-person to register prior to fundraising.

Registration Renewal

Filing Method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$75

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Penalties: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Contract Filing

Agency Fee:

$0

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Notes:

There is no form. Notices of sales promotion must include: 1) The names of the charitable organization and commercial co-venturer; 2) That the charitable organization and the commercial co-venturer will conduct a charitable sales promotion; and 3) The date the charitable sales promotion is expected to commence.

Change of Fiscal Year

Filing Method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$75

Notes:

Submit the short year financials during the standard renewal process.

Utah Commercial Co-Venturer Registration

Not required



Utah 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



Utah Fundraising Counsel Registration

Agency:Utah Department of Commerce - Division of Consumer Protection

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$250

Registration Renewal

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$250

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Utah Professional Fundraiser Registration

Agency:Utah Department of Commerce - Division of Consumer Protection

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$250

Original Ink: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Notarize: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Registration Renewal

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$250

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

Individual Licenses

Utah Individual Nonprofit & Fundraising Licenses

Utah 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 Utah.

Registration Not Required

Not required



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