North Dakota Fundraising Registration Requirements

State Fundraising Registration

North Dakota Fundraising Registration

North Dakota Fundraising Registration Requirements

Initial North Dakota Fundraising Registration

Charitable organizations that engage in solicitation for charitable purposes in North Dakota are required to register by filing a Charitable Organization Registration Statement with the North Dakota Secretary of State. The Registration Statement basically grants the right to hire a professional fundraiser until September 1 of the registration year.

The following is a summary of initial charitable registration requirements in North Dakota:

 
North Dakota Charitable Registration Agency:North Dakota Secretary of State – Licensing Division
North Dakota Exempts the Following from Charitable Solicitation Registration:

  • Religious organizations

  • Educational institutions

  • Appeals for individuals

  • Political organizations


North Dakota Charitable Registration Form:Create a FirstStop Account to File
North Dakota Requires the Following Supporting Documents for Charitable Solicitation Registration:

  • Certificate of Authority Foreign Corporation Application, Form SFN 13100 (if incorporated outside of North Dakota)

  • Certificate of Good Standing or Existence from home state (if incorporated outside of North Dakota)

  • IRS determination letter or, if pending, first page of IRS Form 1023 or IRS Form 1024

  • IRS Form 990, IRS Form 990-EZ, IRS Form 990-PF, or financial statements

  • Professional fundraiser contracts

  • List of professional fundraisers (name and address)

  • List of officers, directors, and trustees (name and address). Include compensation (may use Schedule J or Part VII of IRS Form 990)

  • List of responsible individuals (name and address); includes persons charged with custody and distribution of contributions

North Dakota Charitable Registration Filing Fee:$25 (Make check payable to North Dakota Secretary of State)
Registered Agent:North Dakota requires a registered agent.
North Dakota Filing Method for Initial Charitable Solicitation Registration:Create FirstStop Account to file online
Law Governing North Dakota Charitable Registration:NDCC Chapter 50-22, Charitable Organizations Soliciting Contributions
 
 
Charity Registration Information
 

North Dakota Fundraising Registration Renewal Requirements

North Dakota requires charitable organizations that solicit contributions in or from the state to file the North Dakota Charitable Organization Annual Report with the Secretary of State on or before September 1 of each year. Failure to file an annual report will result in your organization losing its right to solicit in North Dakota.

The following is a summary of charitable solicitation registration renewal requirements in North Dakota:

 
North Dakota Charitable Registration Renewal Agency:North Dakota Secretary of State – Licensing Division
North Dakota Charitable Registration Renewal Due Date:September 1
North Dakota Charitable Registration Renewal Form:North Dakota Charitable Organization Annual Report
North Dakota Requires the Following Supporting Documents for Charitable Solicitation Registration Renewal:

  • List of officers, directors, and trustees (name and address)

  • List of responsible individuals(includes persons charged with custody and distribution of contributions)

  • List of professional fundraisers, fundraising counsel, and commercial coventurers (name, address, phone, services provided, compensation, dates of contract)


North Dakota Charitable Registration Renewal Filing Fee:$10 (Make check payable to North Dakota Secretary of State)
North Dakota Charitable Registration Renewal Filing Method:Online