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

Labyrinth provides the state fundraising regulations below as a guide to help you apply for and maintain your ability to fundraise. Need help? We can manage your state registrations for you. Contact us today to learn more.


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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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


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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 Paid Solicitor Registration

NOT REQUIRED

Charitable Solicitation 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.
  • Congressionally chartered 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



    Arizona Individual Nonprofit & Fundraising Licenses

    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.


     
    Thank you, you truly are amazing! And frankly we would be lost in all of this if it wasn’t for you.

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