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What is the Unified Registration Statement?

Fundraising is critical for most nonprofits as it provides the vital funds necessary to carry out their missions. However, before they can begin soliciting, nonprofits must ensure that they meet the legal requirements. Those who are soliciting donations across several states are typically required to register in each applicable jurisdiction, an often multilayered and time-consuming […]

June 17, 2024

Helpful Tips for Managing Charitable Solicitation Registration Renewals

Navigating the complexities of charitable solicitation registration renewals is challenging, for even the most experienced nonprofits. It often involves understanding intricate legalities, keeping track of multiple filing deadlines, and ensuring proper documentation gets submitted. That’s where Affinity Fundraising Registration can help. In this article, we’ll share valuable insights and tips to help manage these registration […]

June 3, 2024

10 Common Mistakes of Managing Charitable Solicitation Registration In-House

When it comes to charitable solicitation registration, many nonprofits choose to handle the process internally. Whether it’s because they wish to maintain complete control over their compliance efforts or because they believe that keeping the responsibilities within the organization will be a more cost-effective option, they often overlook the complexity and time involved in obtaining […]

May 21, 2024

What You Need to Know About Multi-State Registration for Charitable Solicitations

Multi-state registration refers to the legal obligation that nonprofits have to register in different states before they can solicit donations from residents of those states. This regulation requires charities to disclose necessary information about their operations and to conduct their solicitations in a fair and honest manner.  If you have a nonprofit that wishes to […]

May 8, 2024

Why It’s Important for Nonprofits to Remain Compliant With Fundraising Registration Requirements

Complying with fundraising registration requirements can be challenging due to the complexity and variability of regulations across different states. Each state may require their own unique forms, fees, and renewal timelines, oftentimes making the process time-consuming and confusing. Additionally, many states have differing thresholds for when an organization must register, potentially leading to oversight. Despite […]

April 25, 2024

Should You Complete Charitable Solicitation Registration In-House, or Utilize a Third-Party Provider?

Fundraising is an essential activity for many nonprofit organizations, enabling them to gather the necessary resources to conduct their operations and pursue their mission. However, the regulatory landscape that governs charitable solicitation activities can be complicated. Each state has its own rules and requirements, often necessitating extensive paperwork and meticulous compliance efforts. This raises a […]

April 9, 2024

Changes to Utah’s Charitable Solicitation Registration Requirements

In a significant shift in regulation, the state of Utah has announced that, effective May 1, 2024, charitable organizations will no longer need to submit an annual registration to the Utah Division of Consumer Protection. This change, ushered in by the passage of H.B. 43, Charitable Solicitations Act Amendments, marks a departure from the longstanding […]

March 29, 2024

What Nonprofits Need to Know About Working With a Professional Fundraising Consultant

Nonprofit organizations often require funds to sustain and enhance their operations, leading to the need for comprehensive fundraising strategies. However, fundraising is not just about strategy and execution; it’s highly regulated, necessitating compliance with specific registration requirements across various jurisdictions.  Nonprofits seeking to enhance their fundraising efforts often face a critical decision: whether to rely […]

March 22, 2024

How to Monitor and Evaluate Your Nonprofit’s Charitable Solicitation Registration Compliance Status

In the quest to make a significant impact and drive change, nonprofit organizations often rely on fundraising as a crucial mechanism to garner necessary financial support. However, in order to do so, they must comply with state and federal fundraising registration laws. Regardless of whether your strategy encompasses one state, many states, or the entire […]

March 6, 2024


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