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State Charitable Solicitation Statutes: Everything You Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask

State Charitable Solicitation Statutes: Everything You Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask

Thursday, October 12, 2023 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm EDT

Most charities that seek contributions nationally are required to register in 39 states and the District of Columbia that require registration before starting to solicit. What about for-profit fundraisers? Are they required to register and file their contracts and other documentation in some states?

Since many states are increasing their enforcement efforts to ensure that charities and fundraisers are complying with initial and annual registration requirements, it's important that charities and fundraisers abide by these statutes—especially since noncompliance can result in the imposition of significant fines and penalties.

Does your charity have a “Donate Now” button on its website?

Does that mean that you have to register solicit charitable contributions in all 39 states and the District of Columbia that have charitable solicitation registration requirements?

What are the regulators saying about that now?

What does it mean to “solicit”? What is a “charitable contribution”?

What is a “charitable organization”?

Who is excluded or exempted from registration requirements?

What about professional fundraising counsel or professional solicitors?

What does registration involve? A complete Schedule B to your Form 990?

What is California doing about registration for crowdfunding?

How much trouble can you get in if you don’t follow the rules?

Whether you are a nonprofit executive, board member, lawyer or accountant, knowing the intricacies of state charitable solicitation registration statutes are relevant to everyone.

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Program materials will include an extensive review of the statutes and their provisions, plus a copy of the Uniform Registration Statement for multi-state filings. Materials will be forwarded prior to the webinar.

This webinar will be presented by Karl Emerson, Esq. of Montgomery, McCracken. Karl is the former Director of the Bureau of Charitable Organizations of Pennsylvania. Don Kramer, Editor and Publisher of Nonprofit Issues, will co-present. Tish Mogan, Standards for Excellence Consultant, from the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations will serve as program moderator. 

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This program is offered in partnership with PANO.

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