Georgia Fundraising Registration Requirements

Georgia law requires that charitable organizations and institutions that solicit contributions in or from this state register with the Secretary of State Office. The Georgia law governing charity registration is found in O.C.G.A. § 43-17-5(c); Georgia Code Title 14, Ch. 3.

To register in Georgia:

Complete Form C100 and mail to:

      Office of the Georgia Secretary of State
      Security and Charities Division
      2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, SE
      Suite 313 West Tower
      Atlanta, GA 30334

Initial Filing Fee: $35

Requirements: Governing Documents, IRS Form 990 and Financial Statement

Renewal Required?: Yes, the registration must be renewed every two years

Annual Renewal Fee: $20

Extension Available: Yes

Does charitable registration require Corporate Registration: No

Does charitable registration require a Registered Agent: No

Georgia offers Educational and Religious Exemptions.

Please contact us if you would like us to complete your registrations for you.