Maryland Fundraising Registration Requirements

Maryland law requires that charitable organizations and institutions that solicit contributions in or from this state register with the Office of the Secretary of State. The Maryland law governing charity registration is found in Ann. Code, Business Regulation Article Sec. 6-101 through 6-701.

To register in Maryland:

Complete the COR-92 Registration Statement and mail to:

      Office of the Secretary of State
      Charities and Legal Services Division
      State House
      Annapolis, MD 21401

Initial Filing Fee: Sliding scale fee up to $300

Requirements: Governing Documents, IRS Form 990 and Financial Statement

Annual Renewal: Yes

Annual Renewal Fee: Sliding scale fee up to $300

Extension Available: Automatic

Does charitable registration require Corporate Registration: No

Does charitable registration require a Registered Agent: No

Maryland offers Educational and Religious Exemptions.

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