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Marketing

Alphapom

alphapom - SEO/Website Development/Design

https://alphapom.com/

We build websites that Google likes and we optimize businesses’ digital presence in a way no one else does, taking into account every directory, white-hat backlink opportunity, and using content strategy to make our clients’ business the best answer Google has for their target market. From graphic design, website design and build, and media buying to  blog writing  – we can help!

MindFire

mind-fire

http://www.mindfirecomm.com/about-us/

MindFire Communications is expert at firing up brands with smart, creative, research-based communications ideas. They are a full-service agency offering brand development, creative development, web and interactive development, public relations, media services and research.  What they do is in their name: Mind is the research and evidence-based approach that provides sound strategy and measurability, and Fire is the creativity that allows your brand to stand out in a crowded marketplace.

Paarlance Creative Writing

paarlance

www.paarlance.com

Looking for a vibrant, current approach to fundraising and website copy that keeps you zeroed in on your mission? Our copywriting expertise allows us to infuse blank pages with effective, compelling messaging that reaches your audience, wherever they are. Save your time for mission-critical tasks—let us focus our creative and analytical skills on developing powerful messages for your organization.

 

Human Resources

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BRL HR & Payroll Consulting

www.BRLhr.com

Current economic trends are now forcing nonprofits to consider process outsourcing of administrative functions to improve basic services and maintain compliance with the ever changing regulations. Outsourcing daily HR functions, recruitment processes, employee benefit administration and payroll allows key employees to focus on strategic initiatives that benefit the organization, increase productivity and thereby profitability. BRL HR Consulting can also assist your management team to become more efficient, enabling them the time to focus on your operational business needs and strategies.

Non-Profit Community

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Charity Navigator

http://www.charitynavigator.org/

Charity Navigator works to guide intelligent giving. By guiding intelligent giving, we aim to advance a more efficient and responsive philanthropic marketplace, in which givers and the charities they support work in tandem to overcome our nation’s and the world’s most persistent challenges.

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GuideStar

https://www.guidestar.org/Home.aspx

GuideStar is the world’s largest source of information on nonprofit organizations.  They envision a nonprofit sector strong enough to tackle the great challenges of our time. GuideStar’s Nonprofit Profiles provide you with the information you need to make smart decisions, build connections, and learn from each other to achieve your missions.

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National Association of Nonprofits

http://nationalassociationofnonprofits.com/

The National Association of Non-Profits, Inc. provides support for aspiring and existing non-profits. Through resources, tools and connections we provide a system of maintenance so that non-profits can achieve sustainability. We work with grassroots groups that needs buy in, the startups that need guidance and direction and the groups that are going through growing pains.

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National Association of State Charity Officials

www.nasconet.org. This site is maintained by the National Association of State Charity Officials (NASCO). NASCO members are employees of state agencies that regulate not-for-profit organizations and their fund raisers. The site provides information concerning the registration and reporting requirements applicable to not-for-profits that conduct activities and/or raise funds in the various states.

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National Council of Nonprofits

https://www.councilofnonprofits.org/

The National Council of Nonprofits (Council of Nonprofits) is a trusted resource and advocate for America’s charitable nonprofits. Through our powerful network of State Associations and 25,000-plus members – the nation’s largest network of nonprofits – we serve as a central coordinator and mobilizer to help nonprofits achieve greater collective impact in local communities across the country. We identify emerging trends, share proven practices, and promote solutions that benefit charitable nonprofits and the communities they serve.

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Nonprofit Quarterly

https://nonprofitquarterly.org/

The Nonprofit Quarterly (NPQ) is an independent nonprofit news organization that has been serving nonprofit leaders, charitable foundations, educators, independent activists, and others involved in the civil sector for more than fifteen years.

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Alliance for Nonprofit Management

www.allianceonline.org/

The Alliance for Nonprofit Management is a professional association of individuals and organizations whose mission is improve the management and governance capacity of nonprofits. Its web site includes information about resources available to not-for-profit organizations.

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BoardnetUSA

www.boardnetUSA.org

Boardnet USA is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to strengthen the governing and management capability of nonprofit boards of directors by bringing qualified leadership into service as board members. Boardnet assists boards in defining their board recruitment objectives and then conducting a targeted search for business, professional and community leaders with the desired expertise, diversity of perspective and resources. Its web site is a resource designed to enable potential board members–and nonprofit boards needing leadership–to find each other.

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BoardSource, Inc.

www.boardsource.org

has a wide range of material designed to assist board members in carrying out their duties. Its nine pamphlet Governance Series, beginning with Ten Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards, is a source of basic information for board members and includes other suggested resources.

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The Foundation Center

www.foundationcenter.org

The Foundation Center’s mission is to strengthen the nonprofit sector by advancing knowledge about U.S. philanthropy. It collects, organizes and communicates information on U.S. philanthropy, conducts and facilitates research on trends in the field, provides education and training on the grant seeking process and promotes public access to information and services through its web site and print and electronic publications and five library/learning centers.

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Governance Matters

www.governancematters.org

Governance Matters is an organization whose purpose is to encourage and promote good governance in the nonprofit sector. Its web site posts information on good governance, links to other sites of interest to not-for-profit boards and information about courses and conferences for nonprofit board members.

Registration Resources

Charitable Solicitation Registration URS Form:

http://multistatefiling.org/urs_webv402.pdf

NOTE:  Non-profits should be aware that not all States accept the URS.  To learn more click here.

Multistate Registration and Filing Portal

http:/mrfpinc.org

The Charleston Principles

http://www.nasconet.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/Charleston-Principles-Final.pdf

Alabama Charitable Registration Services

What do I need to know about Alabama Charitable Solicitation Registration?

http://www.ago.state.al.us/Page-Consumer-Protection-Consumer-Charities

How do I file an Alabama Charitable Solicitation Registration form?

http://www.ago.state.al.us/File-Consumer-AL-Charitable-Organization-Registration

Where can I find the Alabama Charitable Solicitation Renewal form?

http://www.ago.state.al.us/File-Consumer-AL-Charitable-Organization-Renewal

What do I need to do if our nonprofit is exempt from Alaska charity registration?

http://www.ago.state.al.us/File-Consumer-AL-Charitable-Organization-Exemption

What if I no longer solicit in Alabama?

Use the Alabama Charitable Solicitation Non-Renewal form:

http://www.ago.state.al.us/File-Consumer-AL-Charitable-Notice-of-Non-Renewal

How do I find Alabama Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

http://www.ago.state.al.us/File-Consumer-Alabama-Charitable-Code

How do I request an Alabama Charitable Solicitation Registration Extension Request (made prior to deadline for 180 day extension)?

Email to:  consumerprotection@ago.state.al.us

Fax to: (334-242-2433)

How to search for charities Registered in Alabama:

Not available – call State of AL Consumer Protection Section):  1-800-392-5658

Alaska Charitable Registration Services

What do I need to know about Alaska Charitable Solicitation Registration?

http://www.law.alaska.gov/department/civil/consumer/charityreg.html#charity

How do I file an Alaska Charitable Solicitation Registration and Renewal form:

Alaska nonprofit registration Paper form:  http://www.law.alaska.gov/pdf/consumer/FORM_char_org_reg.pdf

Alaska Online charity registration form:  https://ccprocessing.law.alaska.gov/RegPayments/Charitable.aspx

How do I file for Alaska Charitable Solicitation Registration online:

http://www.law.alaska.gov/pdf/consumer/RegIntructions-Online.pdf

Alaska Charitable Solicitation Payment by Credit Card form:

http://www.law.alaska.gov/pdf/consumer/FORM_CCpaymentMAIL.pdf

By Phone:  907-269-5100

What do I need to do if our nonprofit is exempt from Alaska charity registration?

https://online-registrations-law.alaska.gov/TLP/WebDoc/_/#2

Where can I find Alaska Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

http://www.law.alaska.gov/department/civil/consumer/4568010.html

Where can I find Alaska Charitable Solicitation Regulations

http://www.law.alaska.gov/department/civil/consumer/aac12010.html

How do I file for an Alaska Charitable Solicitation Registration Extension Request (made prior to deadline for 180 day extension)?

Organizations that have received extensions to file form 990s with the IRS can state that on the Alaska Charitable Organization Annual Registration form. Organizations are not required to submit copies of their form 990s or audited financial statements at the time of registration

How do I search for charities Registered in Alaska?

http://www.law.state.ak.us/pdf/consumer/registered_charities.pdf

Arizona Charitable Registration Services

What are the requirements for filing Charitable Solicitation Registration in Arizona?
Arizona does not require Charitable Solicitation Registration at this time.

Arkansas Charitable Registration Services

What do I need to know about Arkansas Charitable Solicitation Registration?

http://arkansasag.gov/programs/arkansas-lawyer/charities

How do I file the Arkansas Charitable Solicitation Registration form?

form:  https://static.ark.org/eeuploads/ag/formCR-01_CharitableOrganizationRegistrationform.pdf

Instructions:  https://static.ark.org/eeuploads/ag/CharitableRegistrationInArkansas.pdf

Where can I find the Arkansas Charitable Solicitation Renewal form:

https://static.ark.org/eeuploads/ag/formCR-03_AnnualFinancialReportform.pdf

What is the Arkansas Charitable Solicitation Registration Consent for Service form?

https://static.ark.org/eeuploads/ag/formCR-02_CharitableOrganizationConsentforService.pdf

What do I need to do if our nonprofit is exempt from Arkansas charity Registration?

File the Arkansas Charitable Solicitation Registration form:

https://static.ark.org/eeuploads/ag/formEX-01_ExemptOrganizationVerification.pdf

Submit via email to: Charities@ArkansasAG.gov

How do I find Arkansas Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

https://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/acts/1991/Public/841.pdf

How do I search for charities Registered in Arkansas?

http://www.arkansasag.gov/charity/search.php

California Charitable Registration Services

What do I need to know about California Charitable Solicitation Registration?

http://oag.ca.gov/charities

How do I file California Charitable Solicitation Registration form:

Filing California CT-1 form:  http://oag.ca.gov/sites/all/files/agweb/pdfs/charities/charitable/ct1-form.pdf?

California Registration Filing Instructions:  http://oag.ca.gov/sites/all/files/agweb/pdfs/charities/charitable/initialReg.pdf?

How do I file California Charitable Solicitation Registration Renewal form?

RRF-1 Registration Renewal Report:  http://oag.ca.gov/sites/all/files/agweb/pdfs/charities/charitable/ct694.pdf?

CT-64 California Annual Solicitation Report http://oag.ca.gov/sites/all/files/agweb/pdfs/charities/charitable/ct694.pdf

How do I find California Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

California Charitable Registration Statutes:

http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/displaycode?section=bpc&group=17001-18000&file=17510-17510.95, and

http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/displaycode?section=gov&group=12001-13000&file=12580-12599.8, and

California Charitable Solicitation Registration Regulations

http://oag.ca.gov/sites/all/files/agweb/pdfs/charities/pdf/registry_fee_regs.pdf?, and

http://oag.ca.gov/sites/all/files/agweb/pdfs/charities/pdf/title-11-ch15-999-1-999-5.pdf?, and http://oag.ca.gov/sites/all/files/agweb/pdfs/charities/pdf/admin_review_regs.pdf?

California Charitable Solicitation Registration Extension Request is unnecessary, as extensions are granted automatically if the IRS Extension form 8868 has been filed.  Two extensions are available, for a total of 10 ½ months.

How do I search for Charities registered in California?

http://rct.doj.ca.gov/Verification/Web/Search.aspx?facility=Y

Colorado Charitable Registration Services

What do I need to know about Colorado Charitable Solicitation Registration?

http://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/charities/charitableHome.html

How do I file Colorado Charitable Solicitation Registration form:

How to file for Colorado Charitable Solicitation Registration online:

http://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/charities/instructions/charity/registration.html

Where do I find the Colorado nonprofit charitable registration paper form?

Paper filing for Colorado charitable solicitation registration is not available.  All filings must be done online.

How do I file the Colorado Charitable Solicitation Registration Renewal form?

https://www.sos.state.co.us/ccsa/Login.do

How do I request a Colorado Charitable Solicitation Registration Extension Request (made prior to deadline)?

Colorado Extension Information:  http://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/charities/instructions/charity/extensions.html

What do I need to do if our nonprofit is exempt from Colorado charity registration?

https://www.sos.state.co.us/ccsa/pages/public/externalExempt.xhtml

What if I am already Registered but have stopped soliciting in Colorado?

http://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/charities/forms/CHAR_WITHD.pdf

How do I find Colorado Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

http://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/charities/files/char_statutes.pdf

How do I find Colorado Charitable Solicitation Regulations?

http://www.sos.state.co.us/CCR/GenerateRulePdf.do?ruleVersionId=6497&fileName=8%20CCR%201505-9

How do I search for charities Registered in Colorado:

https://www.sos.state.co.us/ccsa/CoInquiryCriteria.do

Connecticut Charitable Registration Services

What do I need to know about Connecticut Charitable Solicitation Registration?

http://www.ct.gov/dcp/cwp/view.asp?a=1654&q=459952

How do I file a Connecticut Charitable Solicitation Registration form:

http://www.ct.gov/dcp/lib/dcp/pdf/applications_added_2016/initial_charity_reg_appl_08-03-2016.pdf

How do I file for online Connecticut Charitable Solicitation Registration:

https://www.elicense.ct.gov/Default.aspx

How do I file Connecticut Charitable Solicitation Registration Renewal form?

Filing a paper Connecticut Charitable Solicitation Registration Renewal form:

http://www.ct.gov/dcp/lib/dcp/pdf/applications_added_2015/chr_website_renewal_formnew_11.18.15_form_fillable2.pdf

Filing an online Connecticut Charitable Solicitation Registration application:

http://www.ct.gov/dcp/cwp/view.asp?a=1622&q=520536

How do I request a Connecticut Charitable Solicitation Registration Extension Request?

Extensions are not allowed in Connecticut

What do I need to do if our nonprofit is exempt from Connecticut charity registration?

http://www.ct.gov/dcp/lib/dcp/pdf/applications_added_2016/cpc_54_claim_of_exempt_reg_form_08-03-2016.pdf

How do I find Connecticut Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

http://www.ct.gov/dcp/cwp/view.asp?a=1622&q=520536

How do I find Connecticut Charitable Solicitation Regulations?

http://www.ct.gov/dcp/lib/dcp/dcp_regulations/21a-190k_the_solicitation_of_charitable_funds.pdf

How to search for charities Registered in Connecticut:

https://www.elicense.ct.gov/Lookup/LicenseLookup.aspx

Delaware Charitable Registration Services

Does not require Charitable Solicitation Registration at this time

District of Columbia

DC Charitable Solicitation Registration Information:

NOTE:  You will need to set up a free account for access to DC info.

https://mybusiness.dc.gov/#/

DC Charitable Solicitation Registration Extension Request

No extensions are available, and significant late fees apply

DC Charitable Solicitation Registration State Statutes & Law

http://law.justia.com/codes/district-of-columbia/2012/division-viii/title-44/subtitle-iv/chapter-17

DC Charitable Solicitation Registration Regulations

http://dcrules.elaws.us/rule/16-13

DC Charitable Solicitation Registration Search

https://mybusiness.dc.gov/#/quicksearch

Florida Charitable Registration Services

What do I need to know about Florida Charitable Solicitation Registration?

NOTE:  You will need to set up an account for online access to FL information.

https://csapp.800helpfla.com/csrep/

How do I file Florida Charitable Solicitation Registration form:

Florida nonprofit registration Paper form:

http://forms.freshfromflorida.com/10100.pdf

Florida Online charity registration form:

NOTE:  You will need to set up an account for online access to FL information.

https://csapp.800helpfla.com/csrep/

How do I file Florida Charitable Solicitation Registration Renewal form?

A Florida Charitable Solicitation Registration renewal form will be mailed in advance of the due date for use in filing your Florida Registration.

How do I request a Florida Charitable Solicitation Registration Extension Request (made prior to the filing deadline)

A request can be made via email (cscompliance@freshfromflorida.com).  Include your charity registration number, entity name, and contact information in the email.  You may also fax the request (850-410-3804).

How do I find Florida Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

http://www.leg.state.fl.us/Statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&URL=0400-

How do I find Florida Charitable Solicitation Regulations?

https://www.flrules.org/gateway/ruleno.asp?id=5J-7.004

How to search for charities Registered in Florida:

https://csapp.800helpfla.com/cspublicapp/businesssearch/businesssearch.aspx

Georgia Charitable Registration Services

How do I file Georgia Charitable Solicitation Registration form?

Georgia nonprofit registration Paper form:

http://sos.ga.gov/admin/uploads/C100.pdf

Georgia Online charity registration form:

Online filing for the GA Charitable Solicitation Registration is not currently available.

How do I file the Georgia Charitable Solicitation Registration Renewal form?

Registration must be renewed every 24 months. The Secretary of State will provide the renewal notice via mail two months prior to the expiration date.

How do I find Georgia Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

http://www.lexisnexis.com/hottopics/gacode/default.asp

How do I find Georgia Charitable Solicitation Regulations?

http://rules.sos.state.ga.us/gac/590-9

How to search for charities Registered in Georgia:

http://verify.sos.ga.gov/Verification/Search.aspx?facility=Y

Hawaii Charitable Registration Services

What do I need to know about Hawaii Charitable Solicitation Registration?

https://efile.form990.org/frmNPParticipatingStateSCOHI.asp

How to file Hawaii Charitable Solicitation Registration and Renewal forms?

https://efile.form990.org/frmNPRequestLogin.asp

NOTE:  You will need to create an account to complete the online Registration

How do I find Hawaii Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/hrscurrent/Vol10_Ch0436-0474/HRS0467B/HRS_0467B-.HTM

How to search for charities Registered in Hawaii:

https://ag.ehawaii.gov/charity/search.html

Idaho Charitable Registration Services

– Does not require Charitable Solicitation Registration at this time

Illinois Charitable Registration Services

What do I need to know about Illinois Charitable Solicitation Registration?

http://www.ag.state.il.us/charities/register_report.html

How do I find Illinois Charitable Registration and Renewal forms?

http://www.ag.state.il.us/charities/register_report.html

How do I request an Illinois Charitable Solicitation Registration Extension (made prior to filing deadline)?

Requests for extension should be made in writing, via fax.

How do I find Illinois Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

http://www.ag.state.il.us/publications/pdf/charity.pdf

http://www.ag.state.il.us/charities/trustact.pdf

How do I find Illinois Charitable Solicitation Regulations?

http://www.ag.state.il.us/charities/rules_statutes.html

How to search for charities Registered in Illinois:

http://www.illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/charities/search/index.jsp

Indiana Charitable Registration Services

– Does not require Charitable Solicitation Registration at this time

Iowa Charitable Registration Services

– Does not require Charitable Solicitation Registration at this time

Kansas Charitable Registration Services

How do I file Kansas Charitable Solicitation Registration and Renewal form?

Kansas nonprofit Registration and Renewal paper form:

http://www.kssos.org/forms/business_services/SC.pdf

Kansas Online charity registration form:

http://www.kssos.org/forms/business_services/SC.pdf

This provides an online form, which is then printed and submitted via mail.

How do I request a Kansas Charitable Solicitation Registration Extension (made prior to filing)?

No extensions are available.

How do I find Kansas Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

http://kslegislature.org/li/b2015_16/statute/017_000_0000_chapter/017_017_0000_article/017_017_0063_section/017_017_0063_k/

How to search for charities Registered in Kansas:

http://www.kscharitycheck.org/search.asp

Kentucky Charitable Registration Services

How do I file Kentucky Charitable Solicitation Registration and Renewal form?

A state-specific form is not required for Kentucky Charitable Solicitation Registration or Renewal.  A CD-ROM with the IRS form 990 and IRS determination letter are sufficient).

How do I request a Kentucky Charitable Solicitation Registration Extension (made prior to filing deadline)?

Kentucky grants an automatic 6 month extension for filing Charitable Solicitation Registration.

How do I find Kentucky Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/statutes/statute.aspx?id=35025

How do I find Kentucky Charitable Solicitation Regulations?

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/title040.htm

How to search for charities Registered in Kentucky:

http://ag.ky.gov/family/consumerprotection/charity/Documents/charity.pdf

Louisiana Charitable Registration Services

NOTE:  Louisiana does not require Charitable Solicitation Registration at this time UNLESS the charity is engaging a paid professional fundraiser.

How do I file Louisiana Charitable Solicitation Registration and Renewal form?

Louisiana nonprofit registration Paper form (only the URS is accepted).

http://multistatefiling.org/urs_webv402.pdf

How do I request a Louisiana Charitable Solicitation Registration Extension (made prior to the filing due date)?

Extensions are not available for Louisiana Charitable Solicitation Registration filings.

How do I find Louisiana Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

http://www.ag.state.la.us/Article.aspx?articleID=295&catID=0

How to search for charities Registered in Louisiana:

Online search for Registered charities is not available, call Louisiana Office of Attorney General (225-326-6400)

Maine Charitable Registration Services

How do I file Maine Charitable Solicitation Registration form?

Maine nonprofit Registration paper form:

http://www.maine.gov/pfr/professionallicensing/professions/charitable/pdf/Initial%20App-Charitable%20Organization%20-%20new.pdf

Maine nonprofit Registration Renewal paper form:

http://www.maine.gov/pfr/professionallicensing/professions/charitable/pdf/afar_charitable_org.pdf

Maine Online charity Registration and Renewal form:

https://www1.maine.gov/cgi-bin/online/licensing/begin.pl?board_number=4076

How do I request a Maine Charitable Solicitation Registration extension (made prior to the filing due date)?

Extensions are not available for Maine Charitable Solicitation Registration filings.

How do I find Maine Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/statutes/9/title9ch385sec0.html

How do I find Maine Charitable Solicitation Regulations?

http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/rules/02/chaps02.htm#041

How to search for charities Registered in Maine:

https://www.pfr.maine.gov/almsonline/almsquery/%28X%281%29S%28xshruaxw2zughc2ypscab15g%29%29/SearchCompany.aspx?AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1

Maryland Charitable Registration Services

How do I file Maryland Charitable Solicitation Registration form?

Maryland nonprofit Registration paper form:

http://sos.maryland.gov/SoS%20forms/COR-92.pdf

How do I file Maryland Charitable Solicitation Registration Renewal form?

http://sos.maryland.gov/SoS%20forms/AnnualUpdateform.pdf

How do I request a Maryland Charitable Solicitation Registration Extension (made prior to the filing due date)?

Maryland Registration Extension requests can be faxed to 410-974-5527 or emailed to

DLCharity_SOS@ maryland.gov

How do I find Maryland Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

http://sos.maryland.gov/Documents/MarylandSolicitationAct.pdf

How to search for charities Registered in Maryland:

http://sos.maryland.gov/Charity/Pages/SearchCharity.aspx

Massachusetts Charitable Registration Services

How do I file Massachusetts Charitable Solicitation Registration form?

Massachusetts Charitable Solicitation Registration form for nonprofit domiciled in Massachusetts, and filing after initial FYE:

http://www.mass.gov/ago/docs/nonprofit/reg-form-ma-after.pdf

Massachusetts Charitable Solicitation Registration form for nonprofit domiciled in Massachusetts, and filing before initial FYE

http://www.mass.gov/ago/docs/nonprofit/regform-ma-before.pdf

Massachusetts Charitable Solicitation Registration form for nonprofit domiciled outside Massachusetts, and filing before initial FYE

http://www.mass.gov/ago/docs/nonprofit/reg-form-oos-before.pdf

Massachusetts Charitable Solicitation Registration form for nonprofit domiciled outside Massachusetts, and filing after initial FYE

http://www.mass.gov/ago/docs/nonprofit/reg-form-oos-after.pdf

How do I request an Massachusetts Charitable Solicitation Registration extension (made prior to the filing due date)?

Requests should be emailed to CharitiesExtensions@state.ma.us.

How do I find Massachusetts Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

http://www.mass.gov/ago/doing-business-in-massachusetts/public-charities-or-not-for-profits/registering-a-public-charity/statutes-and-regulations.html

How to search for charities Registered in Massachusetts:

http://www.charities.ago.state.ma.us

Michigan Charitable Registration Services

How do I file Michigan Charitable Solicitation Registration form?

Michigan nonprofit registration paper form:

http://www.michigan.gov/documents/ag/Fillable_Initial_App_2-9-09_266590_7.pdf

Michigan Online charity Registration form:

http://www.michigan.gov/ag/0,4534,7-164-17337_18095-176237–,00.html

How do I file Michigan Charitable Solicitation Registration Renewal form?

http://www.michigan.gov/documents/ag/Fillable_renewal_app_Final_2-9-09_266595_7.pdf

How do I request a Michigan Charitable Solicitation Registration extension (made prior to the filing due date)?

Michigan extension requests should be made in writing and emailed to ct_email@michigan.gov

or faxed to 517-241-7074.

How do I find Michigan Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

http://www.michigan.gov/ag/0,4534,7-164-17337_18095-45041–,00.html

How do I find Michigan Charitable Solicitation Regulations?

http://www.michigan.gov/ag/0,4534,7-164-17337_18095-45041–,00.html

How to search for charities Registered in Michigan:

http://www.ag.state.mi.us/CharitableTrust/

Minnesota Charitable Registration Services

What do I need to know about Minnesota Charitable Solicitation Registration?

The preferred method of submitting Minnesota Charitable Registration forms is by email.

How do I file Minnesota Charitable Solicitation Registration form?

Minnesota nonprofit registration paper form:

http://www.ag.state.mn.us/Charity/forms/Char_InitRegform.pdf

Minnesota Online charity Registration form:

Minnesota online Charitable Solicitation Registration is done via email.  This is the preferred method for submission.  Email Minnesota Registration information to:  charity.registration@ag.state.mn.us.

How do I file Minnesota Charitable Solicitation Registration Renewal form?

http://www.ag.state.mn.us/Charity/forms/Char_AnnRepform.pdf

How do I request a Minnesota Charitable Solicitation Registration extension (made prior to the filing deadline)?

The extension request should be submitted online:  http://www.ag.state.mn.us/Charity/ExtensionRequest.aspx

How do I find Minnesota Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

https://www.revisor.mn.gov/statutes/?id=309

How to search for charities Registered in Minnesota:

http://www.ag.state.mn.us/Charity/CharitySearch.asp

Mississippi Charitable Registration Services

How do I file Mississippi Charitable Solicitation Registration form?

Mississippi nonprofit registration paper form:

As of 1/1/2016, Mississippi Charitable Solicitation Registrations may no longer be made with paper forms.

Mississippi Online charity Registration form:

https://charities.sos.ms.gov/online/portal/ch/portal.aspx

How do I request an Mississippi Charitable Solicitation Registration extension (made prior to the filing due date)?

https://charities.sos.ms.gov/online/portal/ch/portal.aspx

Mississippi Charitable Solicitation Registration extension requests are made via the online portal.

How do I find Mississippi Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

http://www.sos.ms.gov/Charities/Documents/CharitiesAct2010.pdf

How do I find Mississippi Charitable Solicitation Regulations?

http://www.sos.ms.gov/Charities/Documents/Charities%20Solicitations%20Act%20Rules%202015.pdf

How to search for charities Registered in Mississippi:

https://charities.sos.ms.gov/online/portal/ch/page/charities-search/Portal.aspx

Missouri Charitable Registration Services

– Does not require Charitable Solicitation Registration for 501(c)3 nonprofits at this time

Montana Charitable Registration Services

– Does not require Charitable Solicitation Registration at this time

Nebraska Charitable Registration Services

– Does not require Charitable Solicitation Registration at this time

Nevada Charitable Registration Services

How do I file Nevada Charitable Solicitation Registration and Renewal form?

Nevada nonprofit registration Paper form:

http://nvsos.gov/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=2912

Nevada online charity Registration is not available at this time.

How do I request a Nevada Charitable Solicitation Registration Extension (made prior to the filing deadline filing)?

A request for an alternative due date for the Nevada Charitable Solicitation Registration is available for a permanent extension of the filing date.

http://nvsos.gov/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=2902

How do I find Nevada Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

https://www.leg.state.nv.us/NRS/NRS-082A.html

New Hampshire Charitable Registration Services

What do I need to know about New Hampshire Charitable Solicitation Registration?

How do I file New Hampshire Charitable Solicitation Registration form?

New Hampshire nonprofit registration Paper form:

http://doj.nh.gov/charitable-trusts/documents/nhct-1-application.pdf

New Hampshire Online charity registration form:

New Hampshire online charity Registration is not available at this time.

How do I file New Hampshire Charitable Solicitation Registration Renewal form?

http://doj.nh.gov/charitable-trusts/documents/nhct-2a-report.pdf

How do I requesta New Hampshire Charitable Solicitation Registration Extension (made prior to the filing deadline)?

http://doj.nh.gov/charitable-trusts/documents/extension-application.pdf

How do I find New Hampshire Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

http://doj.nh.gov/charitable-trusts/resources.htm

How to search for charities Registered in New Hampshire:

http://doj.nh.gov/charitable-trusts/documents/registered-charities.pdf

New Jersey Charitable Registration Services

How do I file New Jersey Charitable Solicitation Registration form?

New Jersey nonprofit registration Paper form:

http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/charities/Applications/form-CRI-150-I-Long-form-Initial-Registration-Verification-Statement.pdf

New Jersey online charity Registration and Renewal:

https://njconsumeraffairs.state.nj.us/sign-in/?returnurl=%2f

This link will take you to the online portal for New Jersey Charitable Solicitation Registration and Renewal.

How do I file New Jersey Charitable Solicitation Registration Renewal paper form?

http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/charities/Applications/form-CRI-300r-Long-form-Renewal-Registration-Statement.pdf

How do I request an New Jersey Charitable Solicitation Registration Extension (made prior to the filing deadline)?

http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/charities/Applications/form-CRI-400-Requesting-an-Extension-of-Time-to-File-the-Renewal-Registration-Statement.pdf

How do I find New Jersey Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/Statutes/Charitable-Registration-and-Investigation-Act.pdf

http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/Statutes/new-jersey-nonprofit-corporation-act.pdf

How do I find New Jersey Charitable Solicitation Regulations?

http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/regulations/Chapter-48-Charitable-Fund-Raising.pdf

How to search for charities Registered in New Jersey:

http://www.state.nj.us/lps/ca2/charities/

New Mexico Charitable Registration Services

What do I need to know about New Mexico Charitable Solicitation Registration?

https://secure.nmag.gov/coros/

This link provides the online portal to information and forms for the New Mexico Charitable Solicitation Registration.  It includes New Mexico Charity Registration, Renewal, Requests for Extensions, etc.

How do I find New Mexico Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

http://www.nmag.gov/charitable-solicitations-act.aspx

How to search for charities Registered in New Mexico:

https://secure.nmag.gov/CharitySearch/

New York Charitable Registration Services

How do I file New York Charitable Solicitation Registration form?

New York nonprofit Registration paper form:

https://www.charitiesnys.com/pdfs/char410.pdf

New York online Charitable Solicitation Registration is handled through a 3rd party portal, with original purpose of self-service IRS form 990 preparation and submission.

https://www.charitiesnys.com/nccsefile.html

How do I file  New York Charitable Solicitation Registration Renewal form?

https://www.charitiesnys.com/pdfs/CHAR500_2015.pdf

How do I find New York Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

https://www.charitiesnys.com/pdfs/statute_booklet.pdf

How do I find New York Charitable Solicitation Regulations?

https://www.charitiesnys.com/pdfs/TITLE%2013%20Chapter%20V%20-%202014.pdf

How to search for charities Registered in New York:

https://www.charitiesnys.com/home.html

North Carolina Charitable Registration Services

How do I file North Carolina Charitable Solicitation Registration and Renewal form?

North Carolina nonprofit registration Paper form:

file:///C:/Users/capst/Downloads/Initial-RenewalLicenseApplicat.PDF

North Carolina Online charity registration form:

https://www.sosnc.gov/account/logon

How do I request an North Carolina Charitable Solicitation Registration Extension (made prior to the filing deadline)?

North Carolina grants an automatic 60-day extension for nonprofits in good standing with the required North Carolina Charitable Solicitation Registration.  Additional Registration extensions may be requested online at https://www.sosnc.gov/account/logon, or via email to csl@ncsos.com

How do I find North Carolina Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/gascripts/statutes/StatutesTOC.pl?Chapter=0131F, AND

http://reports.oah.state.nc.us/ncac.asp?folderName=Title%2018%20-%20Secretary%20of%20StateChapter%2011%20-%20Solicitation%20Licensing%20Program

How to search for charities Registered in North Carolina:

https://www.sosnc.gov/search/index/csl

North Dakota Charitable Registration Services

How do I file North Dakota Charitable Solicitation Registration Form?

North Dakota nonprofit registration Paper form:

http://www.zillionforms.com/2015/F658405504.PDF

How do I file North Dakota Charitable Solicitation Registration Renewal Form?

https://www.pdffiller.com/130973-fillable-north-dakota-charitable-organization-annual-report-form-nd

How do I request an North Dakota Charitable Solicitation Registration Extension (made prior to the filing)?

https://apps.nd.gov/itd/recmgmt/rm/stFrm/eforms/Doc/sfn59568.pdf

How do I find North Dakota Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

http://www.legis.nd.gov/cencode/T50C22.pdf?20141004152319

How to search for charities Registered in North Dakota:

https://apps.nd.gov/sc/busnsrch/busnSearch.htm

Ohio Charitable Registration Services

How do I file Ohio Charitable Solicitation Registration form?

Ohio nonprofit Registration paper form:

Paper Charitable Solicitation Registration forms are no longer accepted by the State of Ohio.

Ohio online charity Registration and Renewal portal:

http://charitableregistration.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/Default.aspx

How do I find Ohio Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/1716, and

http://codes.ohio.gov/oac/109%3A1-1

How to search for charities Registered in Ohio:

http://charitableregistration.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/Charities/Research-Charities.aspx

Oklahoma Charitable Registration Services

How do I file Oklahoma Charitable Solicitation Registration and Renewal form?

Oklahoma nonprofit Charitable Solicitation Registration and Renewal paper form:

https://www.sos.ok.gov/forms/FM0101.PDF

Oklahoma online Charitable Solicitation Registration portal:

https://www.sos.ok.gov/cart/contact.aspx?ReturnUrl=/cart/work.aspx?f=421

Oklahoma online Charitable Solicitation Registration Renewal portal?

https://www.sos.ok.gov/cart/contact.aspx?ReturnUrl=/cart/work.aspx?fclass=52

How do I request an Oklahoma Charitable Solicitation Registration extension (made prior to the filing due date)?

Oklahoma does not allow an extended due date for filing the OK Charitable Solicitation Registration.

How do I find Oklahoma Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

https://www.sos.ok.gov/documents/legislation/52nd/2010/2R/SB/1070.pdf

How to search for charities Registered in Oklahoma:

https://www.sos.ok.gov/corp/charityInquiryFind.aspx

Oregon Charitable Registration Services

How do I file Oregon Charitable Solicitation Registration form?

Oregon nonprofit Registration paper form:

http://www.doj.state.or.us/charigroup/pdf/2011_rfcweb.pdf

Oregon online charity Registration form:

How do I file Oregon Charitable Solicitation Registration Renewal form?

http://www.doj.state.or.us/charigroup/pages/howtorpt.aspx

How do I request an Oregon Charitable Solicitation Registration extension (made prior to the filing due date)?

https://justice.oregon.gov/Charities/Extensions

How do I find Oregon Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

https://www.oregonlegislature.gov/bills_laws/ors/ors065.html

https://www.oregonlegislature.gov/bills_laws/ors/ors128.html

How do I find Oregon Charitable Solicitation Regulations?

http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/pages/rules/oars_100/oar_137/137_010.html

How to search for charities Registered in Oregon:

http://www.doj.state.or.us/charigroup/pages/howtolaw.aspx

Pennsylvania Charitable Registration Services

How do I file Pennsylvania Charitable Solicitation Registration and Renewal forms?

Pennsylvania nonprofit Registration paper form:

http://www.dos.pa.gov/BusinessCharities/Charities/RegistrationForms/Documents/Registration%20Forms/bco10.pdf

How do I find Pennsylvania Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

http://www.dos.pa.gov/BusinessCharities/Charities/Resources/Documents/Solicitation%20of%20Funds%20for%20Charitable%20Purposes%20Act.pdf, and

http://www.dos.pa.gov/BusinessCharities/Charities/Resources/Pages/The-Institutions-of-Purely-Public-Charity-Act.aspx#.VW-OYqYnhJN

How to search for charities Registered in Pennsylvania:

http://www.charities.pa.gov/EntitySearch.aspx

Rhode Island Charitable Registration Services

How do I file Rhode Island Charitable Solicitation Registration form?

Rhode Island nonprofit Registration and Renewal paper form:

http://www.dbr.state.ri.us/documents/divisions/securities/Charitable_Organizations_Application.pdf

NOTE:  This paper form, and all required attachments, must be saved to CD-ROM.  Paper filling are not accepted.

Rhode Island online charity Registration and Renewal form:

https://elicensing.ri.gov/

How do I request a Rhode Island Charitable Solicitation Registration extension (made prior to the filing due date)?

Extension requests are made by letter, with a copy of the IRS Extension documentation.

How do I find Rhode Island Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/title5/5-53.1/INDEX.HTM, and

http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/TITLE5/5-76/5-76-2.HTM

How to search for charities Registered in Rhode Island:

https://elicensing.ri.gov/Lookup/LicenseLookup.aspx

South Carolina Charitable Registration Services

How do I file a South Carolina Charitable Solicitation Registration form?

South Carolina nonprofit Registration paper form:

http://www.sos.sc.gov/forms/Charities/CharitiesRegistrationForm.pdf

South Carolina online Charity Registration or Renewal form:

https://www.scsos.com/Charities/Eng/Public/welcome.aspx

How do I file South Carolina Charitable Solicitation Registration Renewal form?

http://www.sos.sc.gov/forms/Charities/AnnualFinancialReportForm.pdf

How do I request a South Carolina Charitable Solicitation Registration extension (made prior to the filing due date)?

Email or fax a copy of IRS Form 8868.  An extensions request can also be filed by email (charities@sos.sc.gov) or by fax (803-734-1604)

How do I find South Carolina Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

http://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t33c056.php

How to search for charities Registered in South Carolina:

http://www.scsos.com/Public_Charities/Search

South Dakota Charitable Registration Services

– Does not require Charitable Solicitation Registration at this time

South Dakota does not require Charitable Solicitation Registration at this time.  However, an out-of-state nonprofit could be required to register to do business in the state if it conducts intrastate business there.

Tennessee Charitable Registration Services

How do I file Tennessee Charitable Solicitation Registration form?

Tennessee nonprofit Registration paper form:

http://sos-tn-gov-files.s3.amazonaws.com/forms/FormSS-6001.pdf

Tennessee online Charitable Solicitation Registration and Renewal form:

https://sgssos.tn.gov/Login.aspx

Note:  you will need to establish initial login information, which will be used for Renewals as well.

Tennessee How do I file Tennessee Charitable Solicitation Registration Renewal paper form?

http://sos-tn-gov-files.s3.amazonaws.com/forms/SS-6007.pdf

How do I request an Tennessee Charitable Solicitation Registration extension (made prior to the filing due date)?

Paper form available:  http://sos-tn-gov-files.s3.amazonaws.com/forms/SS-6074.pdf

This form may be submitted via email to: charitable.solicitations@tn.gov

May be requested online:  https://sgssos.tn.gov/Login.aspx

How do I find Tennessee Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

http://www.tennessee.gov/sos/acts/105/pub/pc0523.pdf

How do I find Tennessee Charitable Solicitation Regulations?

http://share.tn.gov/sos/rules/1360/1360-03/1360-03-01.20090320.pdf

How to search for charities Registered in Tennessee:

http://tnsos.org/charitable/CharitableOrgReports.php

Texas Charitable Registration Services

Texas requires Charitable Solicitation Registration ONLY IF soliciting for law enforcement, public safety, veterans, etc. at this time – contact [LINK ‘Contact us’] Capstone Charity Resources for more information.

Utah Charitable Registration Services

How do I file Charitable Solicitation Registration form?

Utah nonprofit Registration paper form:

Paper forms are not accepted, contact Division of Consumer Protection at: 801-530-6601

Utah online charity Registration and Renewal form:

https://secure.utah.gov/charities/start.html

How do I request an Utah Charitable Solicitation Registration extension (made prior to the filing due date)?

Electronic application:  https://dcp-egov.commerce.utah.gov/

How do I find Utah Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

http://le.utah.gov/xcode/Title13/Chapter22/13-22.html

How do I find Utah Charitable Solicitation Regulations?

http://www.rules.utah.gov/publicat/code/r152/r152-22.htm

How to search for charities Registered in Utah:

http://consumerprotection.utah.gov/consumerinfo/lists.html?list=CH

Vermont  Charitable Registration Services

Vermont does not require Charitable Solicitation Registration at this time.  However, an out-of-state nonprofit could be required to register to do business in the state if it conducts intrastate business there.

Virginia Charitable Registration Services

How do I file Virginia Charitable Solicitation Registration form?

Virginia nonprofit Registration and Renewal paper form:

http://www.vdacs.virginia.gov/pdf/oca102registrationstatement.pdf

How do I request a Virginia Charitable Solicitation Registration extension (made prior to the filing due date)?

Extension requests can be submitted via mail to ocarpunit.vdacs@vdacs.virginia.gov, or by fax (804-225-2666).  The request should include the Charity’s name, EIN, and the length of time for the extension request (which is for three months or for a total of six months).

What charities are required to file a Virginia Exemption Application for a Charitable or Civic Organization?

http://www.vdacs.virginia.gov/pdf/oca100exemption.pdf

The exempt organizations and individuals are listed on the above form, but they are not exempt until the request has been filed and a letter of exemption issued.  The above form is to be submitted, along with all documents required for initial registration, and a $10 fee. If your claim of exemption is granted, you will be issued a letter of exemption which remains in effect until you no longer qualify for the exemption.

How do I find Virginia Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

http://law.justia.com/codes/virginia/2010/title-57/chapter-5

How do I find Virginia Charitable Solicitation Regulations?

http://townhall.virginia.gov/l/GetFile.cfm?File=C:%5CTownHall%5Cdocroot%5C48%5C564%5C1810%5Cacff72.pdf

How to search for charities Registered in Virginia:

http://cos.va-vdacs.com/cgi-bin/char_search.cgi

Washington Charitable Registration Services

How do I file Washington Charitable Solicitation Registration form?

Review this helpful Self-Assessment guide to determine if you need to file for Charitable Registration Services in WA.  https://www.sos.wa.gov/charities/Self-Assessment-Guide-Charitable-Organizations.aspx

Washington nonprofit and Renewal paper form:

http://www.sos.wa.gov/_assets/charities/Charity-CFD-Reg-Renewal-Form.pdf

Washington online charity Registration form:

Only the optional Registration form for exempt organizations may be filed online at

http://www.sos.wa.gov/charities/OnlineFilingOptionforOrganizationsExemptFromRegistration.aspx

How do I find Washington Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

http://apps.leg.wa.gov/rcw/default.aspx?cite=19.09

How do I find Washington Charitable Solicitation Regulations?

http://apps.leg.wa.gov/WAC/default.aspx?cite=434-120

How to search for charities Registered in Washington:

http://www.sos.wa.gov/office/404.aspx?aspxerrorpath=/charities/search.aspx

West Virginia Charitable Registration Services

How do I file West Virginia Charitable Solicitation Registration form?

West Virginia nonprofit Registration and Renewal paper form:

http://www.sos.wv.gov/business-licensing/charities/Documents/Chr1.pdf

West Virginia online charity Registration form:

WV does not currently provide online filing of Charitable Solicitation Registrations.

How do I request an West Virginia Charitable Solicitation Registration extension (made prior to the filing due date)?

A 90-day one time extension can be requested via email to charities@wvsos.com.

How do I find West Virginia Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

http://www.legis.state.wv.us/WVCODE/Code.cfm?chap=29&art=19#19

How to search for charities Registered in West Virginia:

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/business/charities/help.html

Wisconsin Charitable Registration Services

How do I file Wisconsin Charitable Solicitation Registration form?

Wisconsin nonprofit Registration paper form:

http://www.wdfi.org/CharitableOrganizations/forms/dfi-dccs-296.pdf

Wisconsin online charity Registration form:

WI currently provides only online filing of Renewals for Charitable Solicitation Registrations.  Initial Registrations must be done with a paper filing.

How do I file Wisconsin Charitable Solicitation Registration Renewal form?

https://www.wdfi.org/ice/berg/UserLogin.aspx?sid=5778204d21684d1ab88f7a6c96c17ce4

How do I request a Wisconsin Charitable Solicitation Registration extension (made prior to the filing due date)?

There are no extensions available for Charitable Solicitation Registration Renewal.  Any late fees do not apply to the Financial Report Filing.

How do I find Wisconsin Charitable Solicitation State Laws and Statutes?

http://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/statutes/statutes/202/II/12

How do I find Wisconsin Charitable Solicitation Regulations?

https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/code/admin_code/dfi/dfi_bkg/60

How to search for charities Registered in Wisconsin:

https://www.wdfi.org/ice/berg/Registration/OrganizationCredentialSearch.aspx

Wyoming Charitable Registration Services

Wyoming does not require Charitable Solicitation Registration at this time.  However, an out-of-state nonprofit could be required to register to do business in the state if it conducts intrastate business there.

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