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The following indicates which states require a registration for charities themselves, prior to fundraising on their own.  Not that private fundraisers, such as telefunders, are subject to their own professional solicitor registrations.

STATERegistration?Entity Registration Fee?Bond Requirement?
ALABAMAYes$25 No
ALASKAYes$40 No
ARIZONANon/aNo
ARKANSASYesn/aNo
CALIFORNIAYes$25 No
COLORADOYes10No
CONNECTICUTYes$50.00No
DELAWARENon/aNo
DCYes, but you only need the regular DC business license$412.50No
FLORIDAYesFee schedule based on contributions receivedNo
GEORGIAYes$35.00No
HAWAIIYesn/aNo
IDAHONon/aNo
ILLINOISYes$15.00No
INDIANANon/aNo
IOWANon/aNo
KANSASYes$35.00No
KENTUCKYYesn/aNo
LOUISIANAYes$25.00No
MAINEYes$50.00No
MARYLANDYesFee schedule based on contributions received.No
MASSACHUSETTSYes$150.00No
MICHIGANYesn/aNo
MINNESOTAYes$25.00No
MISSISSIPPIYes$50.00No
MISSOURIYes$15.00No
MONTANANon/aNo
NEBRASKANon/aNo
NEVADANon/aNo
NEW HAMPSHIREYes$25.00No
NEW JERSEYYesFee schedule based on gross contributions.No
NEW MEXICOYesn/aNo
NEW YORKYes$25.00No
NORTH CAROLINAYesFee schedule based on contributions.No
NORTH DAKOTAYes$25.00No
OHIOYesFee schedule based on contributions.No
OKLAHOMAYes$15-$65No
OREGONYesn/aNo
PENNSYLVANIAYesFee schedule based on gross contributions. No
RHODE ISLANDYes$90.00No
SOUTH CAROLINAYes$50.00No
SOUTH DAKOTANon/aNo
TENNESSEEYes$50.00No
TEXASRegistration required for veterans and public safety organizations only.n/aNo
UTAHYes$100.00No
VERMONTNon/aNo
VIRGINIAYesFee schedule based on gross contributions.No
WASHINGTONYes$60.00No
WEST VIRGINIAYes$15-$65No
WISCONSINYes$15.00No
WYOMINGNon/aNo

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