Pennsylvania Fundraising Registration Requirements
Pennsylvania law requires that charitable organizations and institutions that solicit contributions in or from this state register with the Department of State. The Pennsylvania law governing charity registration is found in PA Code Title 19; 10 P.S. Sec. 162.1.
To register in Pennsylvania:
Complete the Form BCO-10 and mail to:
Department of State
Bureau of Charitable Organizations
207 North Office Building
Harrisburg, PA 17120
Initial Filing Fee: Sliding scale fee up to $250
Requirements: Governing Documents, IRS Form 990 and Financial Statement
Annual Renewal: Yes
Annual Renewal Fee: Sliding scale fee up to $250
Extension Available: Automatic
Does charitable registration require Corporate Registration: No
Does charitable registration require a Registered Agent: No
Pennsylvania offers Educational, Hospital and Religious Exemptions.
Please contact us if you would like us to complete your registrations for you.