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Educational Institutions Not Totally Exempt From State Charitable Solicitation Registration

Educational Institutions Not Totally Exempt From State Charitable Solicitation Registration

Educational Institutions Not Totally Exempt From State Charitable Solicitation Registration

Many schools don’t realize that they, and their related foundations, are required to register, or apply for exemption, under a lot of state laws

An organization that solicits charitable contributions nationally must typically register in 39 states and the District of Columbia before it starts to solicit unless it is a type that is specifically excluded or exempt under a state’s charitable solicitation registration statute. Educational institutions and their related foundations are exempt from registration under many state laws.  But they are not exempt from all of them. 

Educational institutions, that routinely solicit their alumni all over the country, are required to register in about a dozen states and are required to formally apply for exemption in approximately 10 others in order to legally...

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