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At Affinity Fundraising Registration we track state requirement changes to predict your most pressing questions. So you can get back to what really matters, faster—promoting your charitable organization.


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

Best Practices for Managing the Charitable Solicitation Registration Process

Nonprofit organizations often rely heavily on the generosity of donors to fulfill their missions. However, before soliciting donations, they may be required to complete a registration process. Navigating the waters of state charitable solicitation registration is a complicated journey for many nonprofits. Ensuring compliance across state lines, meeting varied legal requirements, and managing renewal deadlines […]

February 23, 2024

Fundraising Registration in 2024: What Changed Over the Last Year?

Keeping up-to-date with regulatory changes in charitable fundraising laws is a crucial responsibility for nonprofits and fundraising professionals. Every new year witnesses a changing legal landscape that may influence how fundraising activities are permitted and regulated. This last year was no exception. In this article, we will be summarizing some of the developments and changes […]

February 13, 2024

Why Do Charities Need Fundraising Registration Services?

Fundraising can feel like a daunting hurdle on your journey to fulfill your nonprofit’s mission, and the state registration aspect could slow your momentum down even further. Prior to engaging in charitable solicitation activities, a nonprofit must register with each state in which they will be soliciting funds. This can be a particularly complex and […]

February 1, 2024

Tips For Managing Charitable Solicitation Registration in Multiple States

Charitable solicitation registration is the legal process of filing with a state in order to solicit donations from its residents. While not every state requires a nonprofit to register, the majority of them do, and the process of applying for registration and maintaining compliance isn’t as simple as just filling out a form.  State-specific requirements […]

January 15, 2024

Florida Charitable Solicitation Registration: How To Register or Renew Your Nonprofit

Fundraising is critical for nonprofit organizations. It’s the lifeline that supports your cause and ensures your sustainability. However, in most states, nonprofits are required to register before they can legally solicit donations, and navigating the legal labyrinth of state-specific fundraising registration requirements can be demanding.  Florida is one of the 41 states that requires registration. […]

December 14, 2023

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