Delaware Fundraising Registration Requirements

Delaware State Fundraising Registration

Resources for charities, businesses, professional fundraisers, and individuals conducting fundraising activities


 

Delaware Nonprofit & Fundraising Company Licenses

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Delaware 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

Delaware Nonprofit & Fundraising Company Licenses

Delaware Bingo Permit

Game Type:

Bingo, raffles, texas hold'em, and other games where chance is the dominant factor.

Agency:Delaware Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Charitable Gaming
Organization Age Requirement:

2 years of continuous existence immediately preceeding licensure.

Age Restrictions:

Participants must be at least 18 years old.

Prize Limits:

The maximum prize for a single game of bingo cannot exceed $350. The aggregate value of the prizes awarded during a session of bingo cannot exceed $3,000.

Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Notes:

Slot machines, roulette, craps, and baccarat games are prohibited.

Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Agency:Delaware Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Charitable Gaming
Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$15 per event date.

Registration Renewal

Agency:Delaware Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Charitable Gaming
Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$15 per event date.

Due:

Every 3 months.

Notes:

Permits can be used to register up to 3 months of bingo events at a time.

Delaware Charitable Gaming Permit

Game Type:

Various games of chance

Agency:Delaware Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Charitable Gaming
Age Restrictions:

Participants must be at least 18 years old.

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

Initial Registration

Agency:Delaware Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Charitable Gaming
Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$15 per event date.

Registration Renewal

Agency:Delaware Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Charitable Gaming
Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$15 per event date.

Due:

Every 3 months.

Notes:

Permits can be used to register up to 3 months of charitable gaming events at a time.

Delaware Charitable Gift Annuity Registration

Not required



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

Delaware does not distinguish between annuities issued by charitable and for-profit entities.

Delaware Charitable Solicitation Registration

Not required



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

  • Delaware charitable solicitation law does not require charities soliciting donations to register with the state; however, they must provide ample disclosures during the solicitation process.
  • Some Delaware counties and municipalities may require charities that solicit in-person to register prior to fundraising.
Law:

6 Del. C. §2595

Delaware Commercial Co-Venturer Registration

Not required



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

Delaware 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.

Delaware Fundraising Counsel Registration

Not required



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

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

Delaware Instant and Sealed Games Permit

Game Type:

Pull-tabs

Agency:Delaware Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Charitable Gaming
Age Restrictions:

Participants must be at least 18 years old.

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

Initial Registration

Agency:Delaware Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Charitable Gaming
Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$300

Registration Renewal

Agency:Delaware Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Charitable Gaming
Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$300

Due:

Annually by June 30.

Delaware Professional Fundraiser Registration

Not required



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

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

Delaware Raffle Permit

Game Type:

Raffles

Agency:Delaware Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Charitable Gaming
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Notes:

Bingo events can be held once per week.

Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Agency:Delaware Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Charitable Gaming
Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$15 for single drawing raffles, $15 per month for daily drawing raffles, and $15 per event date for periodic drawing raffles.

Registration Renewal

Agency:Delaware Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Charitable Gaming
Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$15 for single drawing raffles, $15 per month for daily drawing raffles, and $15 per event date for periodic drawing raffles.

Due:

Depends on permit type: Single drawing permits expire after the conclusion of the event, daily and periodic drawing permits expire on the date of the last daily drawing (not to exceed 6 months).

Delaware Texas Hold 'em Tournament Permit

Game Type:

Texas Hold'em

Agency:Delaware Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Charitable Gaming
Age Restrictions:

Participants must be at least 21 years old.

Prize Limits:

The maximum individual prize must be $5,000 or less and the aggregate tournament prize value cannot exceed $13,000.

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

Initial Registration

Agency:Delaware Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Charitable Gaming
Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$15 for an individual game and $250 for a tournament.

Registration Renewal

Agency:Delaware Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Charitable Gaming
Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$15 for an individual game and $250 for a tournament.

Due:

Triennially by the date of issuance.

Individual Licenses

Delaware Individual Nonprofit & Fundraising Licenses

Delaware Individual Professional Fundraiser Registration

Not required



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

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 Delaware.



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