Illinois Fundraising Registration Requirements

Illinois law requires that charitable organizations and institutions that solicit contributions in or from this state register with the Charitable Trust Bureau. The Illinois law governing charity registration is found in Ch. 805 ILCS Sec. 105; Ch. 225 ILCS Sec. 460.

To register in Illinois:

Complete the CO-1 Registration Statement and mail to:

      Charitable Trust Bureau
      Attn: Annual Report Section
      100 West Randolph St., 11th Floor
      Chicago, IL 60601

Initial Filing Fee: $15

Requirements: Governing Documents, IRS Form 990 and Financial Statement

Annual Renewal: Yes

Annual Renewal Fee: $15

Extension Available: Yes

Does charitable registration require Corporate Registration: No

Does charitable registration require a Registered Agent: No

Illinois offers Educational and Religious Exemptions.

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