Welcome to the Secretary of State’s Charities Program online filing!
If your group meets any of the conditions below, you may file an “Optional
- Any organization that is totally volunteer run AND raises less than $50,000 a
year from the public
- Fundraising activities are on behalf of a specific individual if ALL of the
proceeds are for the direct benefit of that individual. This condition does not
apply to groups that fundraise for one or more individuals on a repeated and ongoing basis.
- Churches and their Integrated Auxiliaries
- Political Organizations
If you would like to continue and file the “Optional Registration” with the
Charities Program, please enter your email address below to get started!
The email address entered will be used for sending a follow-up email about your
online filing. It will also allow you the ability to save and return to this
online form later, if you choose.