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If you have been registering your nonprofit organization for solicitation purposes, you know that keeping in contact with each state is critical to obtaining clarifications on their respective regulations, filing extensions, and validating your status. We have conveniently assembled a complete list of states contact information including addresses, phone number and email addresses that specifically cater to charitable organizations. You can leverage these contact details to send out your inquiries and learn about the requirements that your organization might be subject to.

StateAddressPhone NumberEmail
AlabamaOffice of the Alabama Attorney General Consumer Protection
Attn: Charitable Organization Registration
Post Office Box 300152
Montgomery, Alabama 36130
Phone:1 (800) 392-5658 OR (334) 242-7335
Fax: (334)-242-2433
Contact Form
AlaskaState of Alaska
Department of Law
Attorney General's Office
1031 W. 4th Avenue, Suite 200
Anchorage, Alaska 99501
Phone: (907) 269-5200 or (888) 576-2529LawCharities@alaska.gov
ArkansasArkansas Attorney General’s Office
Consumer Protection Division
ATTN: Charities Registration Bureau
323 Center Street, Suite 500
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: (501) 682-2007 or (800) 482-8982Charities@ArkansasAG.gov
CaliforniaRegistry of Charitable Trusts
P.O. Box 903447
Sacramento, CA 94203-4470
Phone: (916) 445-2021rct@doj.ca.gov
ColoradoColorado Department of State
1700 Broadway, Suite 200
Denver, CO 80290
Phone: (303) 894-2200, option 2charitable@sos.state.co.us
ConnecticutDept. of Consumer Protection
Attn: Public Charities Unit
165 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106-1630
Phone: (860) 713-6170DCP.PublicCharities@ct.gov
District of ColumbiaDepartment of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs
1100 4th Street
SW Washington, DC 20024
Phone: (202) 442-4311
Fax: (202) 442-9445
TTY: (202) 123-4567
FloridaFDACS Solicitation of Contributions
P.O. Box 6700
Tallahassee, FL 32314-6700
calling from Florida: 1-800-HELP-FLA (435-7352)
calling from outside of Florida: (850) 410-3800
GeorgiaSecurities and Charities Division
Office of the Georgia Secretary of State
2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SE, Suite 820
West Tower Atlanta, GA 30334
Phone: (478) 207-2440charities@sos.ga.gov
HawaiiDepartment of the Attorney General
Tax & Charities Division
425 Queen Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: (808) 586-1480ATG.Charities@Hawaii.gov
IllinoisOffice of the Illinois Attorney General
Charitable Trust Bureau
100 West Randolph Street, 11th Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60601-3175
Phone: (312) 814-2595charitabletrustinfo@atg.state.il.us
KansasKansas Secretary of State, Audit Manager
Memorial Hall, 1st Floor
120 S.W. 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS 66612-1594
Phone: (785) 296-4564kssos@sos.ks.gov
KentuckyOffice of the Attorney General
1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 200
Frankfort, KY 40601
Attn: Charity Registration
Phone: (502) 696-5300CP.Charities@ag.ky.gov
Public Protection Division
1885 N. 3rd Street, 4th Floor
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone: (225) 326-6414gitsc@ag.state.la.us
MaineState of Maine
35 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333
Phone: (207) 624-8603charitable.sol@maine.gov
MarylandCharitable Organization Division
Secretary of State
State House
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone: (410) 974-5534dlnotary@maryland.gov
MassachusettsOffice of the Attorney General
Non-Profit Organizations/Public Charities
One Ashburton Place
Boston, MA 02108
Phone: (617) 727-2200, ext. 2101ago@state.ma.us
MichiganDepartment of Attorney General
Charitable Trust Section
PO Box 30214
Lansing, MI 48909
Phone: (517) 373-1152
Fax: (517) 241-7074
MinnesotaOffice of Minnesota
Attorney General Lori Swanson
445 Minnesota Street, Suite 1200
St. Paul, MN 55101
Phone: (651) 296-9412 or (651) 296-1410 (TTY)Attorney.General@ag.state.mn.us
MississippiMississippi Secretary of State's Office
Charities Registration
Post Office Box 136
Jackson, Mississippi 39205-0136
Phone: (601) 359-1371 or (888) 236-6167Charities Contact Form
MissouriMissouri Attorney General’s Office
Attention: Registration Specialist
PO Box 899
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: (573) 751-3321registrations@ago.mo.gov
Secretary of State
202 North Carson Street
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4201
Phone: (775) 684-5708sosmail@sos.nv.gov
New HampshireOffice of the Attorney General
Charitable Trusts Unit
33 Capitol Street
Concord, NH 03301-6397
Phone: (603) 271-3591charitabletrusts2@doj.nh.gov
New JerseyNew Jersey Office of the Attorney General
Division of Consumer Affairs
Office of Consumer Protection
Charities Registration Section
124 Halsey Street, 7th Floor, P.O. Box 45021
Newark, NJ 07101
Phone: (973) 504-6215askconsumeraffairs@dca.lps.state.nj.us
New MexicoOffice of The Attorney General
Charitable Organizations
P.O. Drawer 1508
Santa Fe, NM 87504-1508
Phone: (505) 827-6000
Fax: (505) 827-5826
New YorkNYS Office of the Attorney General
Charities Bureau Registration Section
120 Broadway
New York, NY 10271
Phone: (212) 416-8401charities.bureau@ag.ny.gov
North CarolinaNC Department of the Secretary of State
PO Box 29622
Raleigh, NC 27626-0622
Phone: (919) 807-2214csl@sosnc.com
North DakotaSecretary of State
State of North Dakota
600 E Boulevard Ave Dept 108
Bismarck, ND 58505-0500
Phone: (701) 328-3665
Toll Free: (800) 352-0867 ext 328-3665
Fax: (701) 328-1690
OhioOhio Attorney General Mike DeWine
30 E. Broad St., 14th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Toll-free: (800) 282-0515
Phone: (614) 466-4986
OklahomaOklahoma Secretary of State
2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Room 101
Oklahoma City, OK 73105-4897
Phone (405) 521-3912
Fax: (405) 521-3771
OregonCharitable Activities Section
Oregon Department of Justice
1515 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 410
Portland, OR 97201-5451
Phone: (971) 673-1880charitable.activities@state.or.us
PennsylvaniaCommonwealth of Pennsylvania
Department of State Bureau of Charitable Organizations
207 North Office Building
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17120
Phone: (717) 783-1720 or (800) 732-0999 (within PA only)
Fax: (717) 783-6014
Rhode IslandState of Rhode Island and Providence
Department Of Business Regulation
Securities Division
Charitable Organization Section
1511 Pontiac Avenue, Bldg. 69-1
Cranston, Rhode Island 02920
Phone: (401) 462-9527dbr.elicensing@dbr.ri.gov
South CarolinaSouth Carolina Secretary of State
Attn: Division of Public Charities
1205 Pendleton St., Suite 525
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 734-1790charities@sos.sc.gov
TennesseeDivision of Charitable Solicitations and Gaming
Office of Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett
312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, 8th Floor
Nashville, Tennessee 37243
Phone: (615) 741-2555 or 1-800-861-7393Charitable.Solicitations@tn.gov
UtahDepartment of Commerce
Division of Consumer Protection
160 East 300 South
Box 146704
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-6704
Phone: (801) 530-6601dcp-charities@utah.gov
VirginiaVirginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
P.O. Box 526
Richmond, VA 23218-0526
Phone: (804) 786-1343
Fax: (804) 225-2666
WashingtonSecretary of State
Charities Program
PO Box 40234
Olympia, WA 98504
Phone: (360) 725-0378charities@sos.wa.gov
West VirginiaWest Virginia Secretary of State Charities Division
1900 Kanawha Blvd E.
Bldg 1, Suite 157-K
Charleston, WV 25305
Tel: (304) 558-8000
Fax: (304) 558-8381
WisconsinState of Wisconsin
Department of Financial Institutions
PO Box 7876 Madison, WI 53707-7876
Phone: (608) 267-1711
Fax: (608) 267-6889