Arizona Fundraising Registration Requirements

Arizona State Fundraising Registration

Resources for charities, businesses, professional fundraisers, and individuals conducting charitable solicitation activities


 

Arizona Nonprofit & Fundraising Company Licenses

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Arizona defines requirements for:

•  Charitable Organization Registration

•  Commercial Co-Venturer Registration

•  Professional Fundraiser Registration

•  Individual Nonprofit & Fundraising Licenses

•  Charitable Gift Annuity Registration


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Company Licenses

Arizona Nonprofit & Fundraising Company Licenses

Arizona Bingo License

Game Type:

Bingo

Agency:Arizona Department of Revenue - Bingo Section
Organization Age Requirement:

2 years of continuous existence in Arizona.

Law:

AZ Stat. § 5-401 et seq.

Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Agency:Arizona Department of Revenue - Bingo Section
Form:

Form 10331: Application for Bingo License Packet

Agency Fee:

$10 for a class A license, $50 for a class B license, and $200 for a class C license.

Notes:

Organizations should apply for a Class A license if they do not expect to exceed $15,600 in gross receipts from bingo, a Class B license if they do not expect to exceed $300,000 in gross receipts, or a Class C license if gross receipts are expected to be more than $300,000. In addition to the state level license, charities must also submit a form and fee to the local governing body where the bingo event will take place.

Registration Renewal

Agency:Arizona Department of Revenue - Bingo Section
Form:

Form 10331: Application for Bingo License Packet

Agency Fee:

$10 for a class A license, $50 for a class B license, and $200 for a class C license.

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Arizona Charitable Gift Annuity Registration

Not required



Charitable Gift Annuity licensure is not required on the State level in Arizona.

No filing is required, but charities need to meet certain conditions before issuing charitable gift annuities. In order to enter charitable gift annuity agreements, a charity must qualify under section 501(c)(3) or 170(c) of the Internal Revenue Code. In addition, charities must have: "1. A minimum of three hundred thousand dollars in unrestricted cash, cash equivalents or publicly traded securities, exclusive of assets funding the charitable gift annuity agreement. 2. Been in continuous operation for at least three years or is a successor or affiliate of a charitable organization that has been in continuous operation for at least three years. 3. Had an annual audit of its operations conducted by an independent certified public accountant for the past two fiscal years."

Law:

ARS § 20-103 and ARS § 20-119

Arizona Charitable Solicitation Registration

Not required



Charitable Registration licensure is not required on the State level in Arizona.

  • As of September 13, 2013, Arizona no longer requires charitable solicitation fundraising registration or renewal for most charities.
  • Some veteran's groups may be required to register with the secretary of state.
  • Some Arizona counties and municipalities may require charities that solicit in-person to register prior to fundraising.
More information: Arizona Secretary of State - Business Services Division

Arizona Commercial Co-Venturer Registration

Not required



Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in Arizona.

Arizona does not currently have a traditional registration requirement for commercial co-venturers, but they may need to follow other regulations before and after fundraising events.

Arizona Fundraising Counsel Registration

Not required



Fundraising Counsel licensure is not required on the State level in Arizona.

Arizona does not currently have a traditional registration requirement for fundraising counsels, but they may need to follow other regulations before and after fundraising events.

Arizona Professional Fundraiser Registration

Not required



Professional Fundraiser licensure is not required on the State level in Arizona.

Arizona does not currently have a traditional registration requirement for professional fundraisers, but they may need to follow other regulations before and after fundraising events.

Individual Licenses

Arizona Individual Nonprofit & Fundraising Licenses

Arizona Individual Professional Fundraiser Registration

Not required



Professional Solicitor licensure is not required on the State level in Arizona.

Solicitors who are not employed by a professional fundraising firm but operate independently may be required to register. Employees of professional fundraising firms are generally not required to register as an individual solicitor in Arizona.



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