Ohio Fundraising Registration Requirements

Ohio law requires that charitable organizations and institutions that solicit contributions in or from this state register with the Attorney General’s Office. The Ohio law governing charity registration is found in Ohio Revised Code Ch. 1716; 109:1-1, 109.23.

To register in Ohio:

Complete the Initial Charitable Organization Registration online.

To send mail to the Ohio regulator, use this address:

      Office of the Attorney General
      Charitable Law Section
      150 E Gay Street, 23rd Floor
      Columbus, OH 43215

Initial Filing Fee: Sliding scale up to $200

Requirements: Governing Documents

Annual Renewal: Yes

Annual Renewal Fee: Sliding scale up to $200

Extension Available: Automatic

Does charitable registration require Corporate Registration: No

Does charitable registration require a Registered Agent: No

Ohio offers Educational and Religious Exemptions.

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