List of State Regulatory Agencies for Solicitations by Charitable Organizations

(As of April 2019)

The following is a contact list of state agencies that have oversight of charitable solicitations.

ALABAMA

Office of the Attorney General
Consumer Interest Division
P.O. Box 300152
Montgomery, AL 36130-0152
800-392-5658
https://ago.alabama.gov/ConsumerLicense


ALASKA

Alaska Department of Law
Consumer Protection Unit
1031 W. 4th Avenue, Suite 200
Anchorage, AK 99501
907-269-6600
LawCharities@alaska.gov
http://www.law.alaska.gov/department/civil/consumer/charities_list.html


ARIZONA

Secretary of State
1700 West Washington, 7th Floor
Phoenix, AZ 85007-2808
602-542-4285
http://www.azsos.gov

Office of the Attorney General: Phoenix Office
1275 W. Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ 85007
602-542-5025
https://www.azag.gov/


ARKANSAS

Office of the Attorney General
Consumer Protection Division
323 Center Street, Suite 200
Little Rock, AR 72201
501-682-2007
800-482-8982
https://arkansasag.gov/consumer-protection/


CALIFORNIA

Office of the Attorney General
1300 I Street, Suite 1130
Sacramento, CA 95814
916-210-6400
https://oag.ca.gov/charities


COLORADO

Office of the Secretary of State
1700 Broadway, Suite 200
Denver, CO 80290
303-894-2200
http://www.sos.state.co.us/

Office of the Attorney General
Colorado Department of Law
1300 Broadway, 10th Floor
Denver, CO 80203
720-508-6000
Attorney.general@state.co.ushttps://coag.gov/


CONNECTICUT

Connecticut State
Department of Consumer Protection
450 Columbus Blvd., Suite 901
Hartford, CT 06103
860-713-6100
dcp.publiccharities@ct.gov
https://portal.ct.gov/DCP/Charities/Charitable-Solicitation-Registration-Information

Attorney General
Consumer Protection Department
110 Sherman Court
Hartford, CT 06105
860-808-5400
www.ct.gov/ag


DELAWARE

Delaware Department of Justice
Carvel State Building
820 North French Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
302-577-8400
attorney.general@delaware.gov
http://www.state.de.us/attgen/


DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs
1100 4th Street, SW
Washington, DC 20024
202-442-4400
dcra@dc.gov
https://www.dcra.dc.gov


FLORIDA

Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
Division of Consumer Services
Plaza Level 10, The Capital
400 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399
850-488-3022
http://www.freshfromflorida.com/Divisions-Offices/Consumer-Services

Office of the Attorney General
State of Florida
The Capitol PL-01
Tallahassee, FL 32399
850-414-3300www.myfloridalegal.com


GEORGIA

Secretary of State
Securities and Charities Division
2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SE
Suite 317, West Tower
Atlanta, GA 30334
470-312-2640
charities@sos.ga.gov
http://sos.ga.gov/index.php/charities

Office of the Attorney General
40 Capitol Square, SW
Atlanta, GA 30334
404-656-3300
http://law.ga.gov/charities


HAWAII

Department of the Attorney General
425 Queen Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
808-586-1500
http://ag.hawaii.gov/cpja/

Consumer Protection Division: Honolulu
Leiopapa A Kamehameha Bldg
Honolulu, HI 96813
808-586-2630
http://cca.hawaii.gov/contact/


IDAHO

Office of the Attorney General
Consumer Protection Unit
954 W. Jefferson 2nd Floor
Boise, ID 83720
208-334-2424
http://www.ag.idaho.gov/consumerProtection/consumerIndex.html


ILLINOIS

Illinois Attorney General
Charitable Trusts Bureau
100 W. Randolph St., 11th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
312-814-2595
http://www.illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/charities/index.html
http://www.illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/charities/file_require.html


INDIANA

Office of the Attorney General
Indiana Government Center South
302 W. Washington St., 5th Floor
Indianapolis, IN 46204
317-232-6201
http://www.state.in.us/attorneygeneral/


IOWA

Department of Justice
1305 E. Walnut Street
1300 East Walnut
Des Moines, IA 50319
515-281-5926
https://www.iowaattorneygeneral.gov/for-consumers


KANSAS

Office of the Secretary of State
Memorial Hall, 1st Floor
120 SW 10th Ave.
Topeka, KS 66612
785-296-4564
http://www.kssos.org/main.html

Office of the Attorney General
120 SW 10th Avenue, 2nd Floor
Topeka, KS 66612
785-296-2215
http://ag.ks.gov/home/


KENTUCKY

Office of the Attorney General
Consumer Protection Division
1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 200
Frankfort, KY 40601
502-696-5389
https://ag.ky.gov/about/branches/OCP


LOUISIANA

Department of Justice
Office of the Attorney General
P.O. Box 94095
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-4095
225-326-6465
http://www.ag.state.la.us/
http://www.ag.state.la.us/Article.aspx?articleID=291&catID=0


MAINE

Department of Professional & Occupational Resolution
Office of Licensing & Registration
35 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0035
207-624-8603
http://www.state.me.us/pfr/professionallicensing/professions/charitable/index.html

Department of the Attorney General
6 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0006
207-626-8800
http://www.state.me.us/ag/
http://www.maine.gov/pfr/professionallicensing/professions/charitable/


MARYLAND

Office of the Secretary
16 Francis St
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-974-5549
http://www.marylandattorneygeneral.gov/
http://www.oag.state.md.us/nonprofits/index.htm
http://sos.maryland.gov/Charity/Pages/Registering-Charity.aspx


MASSACHUSETTS

Office of the Attorney General
One Ashburton Place
Boston, MA 02108
617-727-2200
www.ago.state.ma.us/
http://www.mass.gov/ago/doing-business-in-massachusetts/public-charities-or-not-for-profits/


MICHIGAN

Office of the Attorney General
Charitable Trust Section
P.O. Box 30214
Lansing, MI 48909
517-373-1152
https://www.michigan.gov/ag/0,4534,7-359-82915_82919_80762---,00.html


MINNESOTA

Office of the Attorney General
1400 Bremer Tower
445 Minnesota Street
St. Paul, MN 55101
651-296-3353
http://www.ag.state.mn.us/Charity/Default.asp


MISSISSIPPI

Office of the Secretary of State: Jackson Office
401 Mississippi Street
Jackson, MS 39201
601-359-1048
http://www.sos.ms.gov/charities/Pages/default.aspx

Mississippi Attorney General’s Office
P.O. Box 220
Jackson, MS 39205
601-359-3680
http://www.ago.state.ms.us


MISSOURI

Missouri Attorney General’s Office
Supreme Court Building
Consumer Protection Division
P.O. Box 899
207 West High Street
Jefferson City, MO 65102
573-751-3321
https://ago.mo.gov/divisions/consumer/check-a-charity


MONTANA

Department of Justice
Office of the Attorney General
P.O. Box 201401
Helena, MT 59620-1401
406-444-2026
http://www.doj.mt.gov/

Secretary of State
State Capitol Building
1301 E. 6th Avenue
Helena MT 59601
406-444-2034
http://sos.mt.gov/


NEBRASKA

Office of the Secretary of State
P.O. Box 94608
Lincoln, NE 68509-4608
402-471-2554
http://www.sos.state.ne.us/dyindex.html

Office of the Attorney General
2115 State Capitol
Lincoln, NE 68509
402-471-2682
http://www.ago.state.ne.us/


NEVADA

Office of the Attorney General: Carson Office
100 North Carson Street
Carson City, NV 89710
775-684-1100
http://ag.state.nv.us/


NEW HAMPSHIRE

Office of the Attorney General
33 Capitol Street
Concord, NH 03301
603-271-3658
http://www.doj.nh.gov/
http://doj.nh.gov/consumer/sourcebook/charitable-solicitations.htm


NEW JERSEY

Department of Law Public Policy
Division of Consumer Affairs
124 Halsey Street
Newark, NJ 07102
973-504-6200
http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/ocp/Pages/default.aspx


NEW MEXICO

Office of the Attorney General
Santa Fe Office
P.O. Drawer 1508
Santa Fe, NM 87504
505-827-6000
http://www.nmag.gov/default.aspx


NEW YORK

Office of the Attorney General
The Capitol
Albany, New York 12224
800-771-7755
http://www.charitiesnys.com/
http://www.charitiesnys.com/faqs_reg_new.html


NORTH CAROLINA

Department of the Secretary of State
Charitable Solicitation Licensing Section
P.O. Box 29622
Raleigh, NC 27626
919-807-2214
http://www.secretary.state.nc.us/csl/

Department of Justice
Attorney General’s Office
9001 Mail Service Station
Raleigh, NC 27699
919-716-6400
http://www.ncdoj.gov/Home.aspx?lang=en-US


NORTH DAKOTA

Office of the Secretary of State
600 E. Boulevard Ave., Dept. 108
Bismarck, ND 58505
701-328-2900
http://www.nd.gov/sos/
http://www.nd.gov/sos/nonprofit/charitableorg/


OHIO

Ohio Attorney General
30 E. Broad Street 14 Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
614-466-4986
https://www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/CharitableRegistration


OKLAHOMA

Secretary of State’s Office
Charitable Organizations
2300 N. Lincoln Blvd. Suite 101
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
405-522-2520
https://www.sos.ok.gov/
https://www.sos.ok.gov/charity/Default.aspx

Attorney General’s Office
313 NE 21st Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
405-521-3921
http://www.oag.state.ok.us/


OREGON

Department of Justice
1162 Court Street, NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-378-4400
http://www.doj.state.or.us/charigroup/howtolaw.shtml


PENNSYLVANIA

Department of State
Bureau of Corporations and Charitable Organizations: Charities Section
207 N. Office Building
Harrisburg, PA 17120
717-783-1720
https://www.dos.pa.gov/BusinessCharities/Charities/Pages/default.aspx

Office of the Attorney General
Charitable Trusts and Organizations Section: Harrisburg Office
14th Floor, Strawberry Sq.
Harrisburg, PA 17120
717-783-2853
http://www.attorneygeneral.gov/


RHODE ISLAND

Department of Business Regulation
Charitable Division
1511 Pontiac Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
401-462-9500
http://www.dbr.ri.gov/divisions/charitable/

Attorney General’s Office
150 South Main Street
Providence, RI 02903
401-274-4400
http://www.riag.state.ri.us/


SOUTH CAROLINA

Secretary of State’s Office
Public Charities
1205 Pendleton Street, Suite 525
Columbia, SC 29101
803-734-1790
http://www.scsos.com/
http://www.scsos.com/Public_Charities/Public_Charities_Info

Attorney General’s Office
Rembert Dennis Building
1000 Assembly Street, Room 519
Columbia, SC 29201
803-734-3970
http://www.scag.gov/


SOUTH DAKOTA

Office of the Attorney General
Consumer Protection
1302 E. Highway 14, Suite 15
Pierre, SD 57501
605-773-4400
http://consumer.sd.gov/


TENNESSEE

Office of the Secretary of State
Division of Charitable Solicitations and Gaming
312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue Snodgrass Tower, 8th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243
615-741-2555
https://sos.tn.gov/charitable

Office of the Attorney General and Reporter
PO Box 20207
Nashville, TN 37202
615-741-3491
http://www.attorneygeneral.state.tn.us/


TEXAS

Office of the Attorney General
Financial and Tax Litigation Division
Charitable Trusts Section
P.O. Box 12548
Austin, TX 78711
512-463-2100
http://www.oag.state.tx.us/
https://www.oag.state.tx.us/consumer/nonprofits.shtml


UTAH

Department of Commerce
160 E. 300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
801-530-6601
http://consumerprotection.utah.gov/registrations/charities.html

Office of the Attorney General
Utah State Capitol Complex
350 N. State Street Suite 230
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
801-366-0260
http://www.consumerprotection.utah.gov/


VERMONT

Attorney General’s Office
Consumer Protection Division
109 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05609
802-828-3171
https://ago.vermont.gov/charities-paid-fundraisers/


VIRGINIA

Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Office of Consumer Affairs
Charitable and Regulatory Program
102 Governor Street
Richmond, VA 23218
804-786-1343
http://www.vdacs.virginia.gov/

Office of the Attorney General
900 East Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
804-786-2071
http://www.oag.state.va.us/


WASHINGTON

Washington Secretary of State
Legislative Building
P.O. Box 40220
Olympia, WA 98504
360-902-4151
http://www.sos.wa.gov/charities/

Office of the Attorney General
1125 Washington Street, SE
Olympia, WA 98504
360-753-6200
http://www.atg.wa.gov/


WEST VIRGINIA

Secretary of State
1900 Kanawha Blvd. East
Charleston, WV 25305
304-558-8000
https://sos.wv.gov/business/Pages/Charities.aspx

Office of the Attorney General
State Capitol Complex
Building 1, Room E-26
Charleston, WV 25305
304-558-2021
http://www.ago.wv.gov/consumerprotection/pages/default.aspx


WISCONSIN

Department of Safety and Professional Services
P.O. Box 8935
Madison, WI 53708
608-266-2112
http://drl.wi.gov/prof_docs_list.asp?profid=85&locid=0

Department of Justice
Office of the Attorney General
P.O. Box 7857
Madison, WI 53707
608-266-1221
http://www.doj.state.wi.us/


WYOMING

Office of the Secretary of State
State Capitol Building
200 West 24th Street
Cheyenne, WY 82002
307-777-7378
http://soswy.state.wy.us/default.aspx

Office of the Attorney General
123 Capitol Building
Cheyenne, WY 82002
307-777-7841
http://attorneygeneral.state.wy.us/consumer.htm

 


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