What is a charitable solicitation?
Why are charities required to register?
When should a charity register?
Who has to register?
Do all states require registration for a charitable organization?
Most states have some regulation regarding charitable solicitations, whether it is in the form of (i)
registration requirements for charitable organizations, professional solicitors, professional fundraisers
or commercial co-venturers, or (ii) civil, criminal and deceptive practice sanctions.
Is an Internet web site or email which solicits charitable gifts a charitable solicitation?
Are any charities exempt from registration?
What is a professional solicitor or professional fundraiser?
Are there any disclosure statements required by the charitable organization conducting solicitations?
How does a state become aware of noncompliance?
What penalties may apply for noncompliance?