U.S. Charity Offices

Below are the state offices that regulate charitable organizations and charitable solicitations. Use the links below to jump to the states.

Last Updated: June 18, 2015 

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Alabama

Attorney General
11 South Union Street
Third Floor
Montgomery, AL 36130
334-242-7335
Website

Alaska

Attorney General
1031 W. 4th Ave.
Suite 200
Anchorage, AK 99501
Website

Arizona

Secretary of State
1700 W. Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ 85007
602-542-4285
Website

Attorney General
1275 W. Washington St
Phoenix, AZ 85007
602-542-5025
Website

Arkansas

Attorney General
323 Center St.
Suite 500
Little Rock, AR 72201-2610
501-682-2007
Website

Secretary of State
State Capitol
Room 256
Little Rock, AR 72201
501-682-1010
Website

California

Department of Justice
Office of the Attorney General

1300 I Street, Suite 1130
Sacramento, CA 95814916-445-2021
Website

Department of Justice
Office of the Attorney General

Attn: Public Inquiry Unit
P.O. Box 944255
Sacramento, CA 94244-2550
916-322-3360

Colorado

Secretary of State
Business & Licensing Division
Charities Program
1700 Broadway, Suite 200
Denver, CO 80290
303-894-2200, option 2
Website

Attorney General
Colorado Department of Law
Office of the Attorney General
Consumer Protection Section
Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center
1300 Broadway, 7th Floor
Denver, CO 80203
720-508-6000
Website

Connecticut

Department of Consumer Protection
Public Charities
165 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
860-713-6170
Website

Delaware

Department of Justice
Consumer Protection Unit
820 N. French Street, 5th Floor
Wilmington, DE 19801
302-577-8600
Website

District of Columbia

Department of Consumer & Regulatory Affairs
941 N. Capital Street NE
7th Floor
Washington, DC 20002
202-442-4400
Website

Florida

Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
Consumer Affairs
2005 Apalachee Parkway
Tallahassee, FL 32399-6500
850-922-2966
Website

Georgia

Secretary of State
Securities and Business Regulations
2 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SE
Suite 802W
Atlanta, GA 30334
404-656-3920
Website

Georgia Bureau of Investigation
Investigative Division, Bingo Unit
P.O. Box 370808
Decatur, Georgia 30037-0808
Website

Hawaii

Department of Attorney General
Tax and Charities Division
425 Queen Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
808-586-1480
Charities Resources
E-Filing System
Solicitor/Fundraising Counsel Registration and other forms

Hawaii’s Charitable Solicitation Law

Iowa

Department of Justice
Consumer Protection Division
1305 East Walnut Street
Des Moines, IA 50319
515-281-5926
Website
Iowa Charitable Solicitation Law

Idaho

Attorney General
Consumer Protection Unit
P.O. Box 83720 / 700 W. Jefferson St.
Boise, ID 83720
208-334-2424
Website

Illinois

Attorney General
Charitable Trusts Bureau
100 W. Randolph Street 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
312-814-2595
Website

Indiana

Attorney General
Consumer Protection Division
IGCS 5th Floor
402 W. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
317-232-6330
Website

Kansas

Secretary of State
120 S.W. 10th Street
Memorial Hall, 1st Floor
Topeka, KS 66612
785-296-4564
Registration Forms

Attorney General
Consumer Protection
120 S.W. 10th Street, 2nd Floor
Topeka, KS 66612
785-296-2215

Kentucky

Attorney General
Consumer Protection Division
1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 200
Frankfort, KY 40601
502-696-5389
Website

Louisiana

Department of Justice
Consumer Protection Division
P. O. Box 94095
300 Capitol Drive (70802)
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9095
225-326-6465
Website

Department of Justice
Gaming

365 Canal Street, Suite 2730
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-599-1149

Massachusetts

Attorney General
Division of Public Charities
One Ashburton Place, Room 1813
Boston, MA 02108
617-727-2200
Website

Maryland

Secretary of State
Charities/Legal Services Division
State House
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-974-5534
Website

Maine

Office of Licensing & Registration
Department of Professional Financial Regulation
35 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333
207-624-8617
Website

Attorney General
Consumer Protection Division
6 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0006
207-626-8800

Michigan

Attorney General
Charitable Trust Section
P. O. Box 30214
525 W. Ottawa
Lansing, MI 48909
517-373-1152
Website

Minnesota

Attorney General
Charities Division
1200 Bremer Tower
445 Minnesota Street
St. Paul, MN 55101-2130
651-296-4613
Charities Division

Missouri

Attorney General
Consumer Protection Division, Charities Unit
P. O Box 899
207 West High Street
Jefferson City MO 65102
573-751-3321
Website

Mississippi

Secretary of State
Charities Division
P. O. Box 136
Jackson, MS 39205-0136
601-359-1371
Website

Attorney General
Consumer Protection Division
P.O. Box 22947
Jackson, MS 39225-2947
601-359-4230
Website

Montana

Department of Administration
Consumer Protection Office
P.O. Box 200151, 1219 8th Ave.
Helena, MT 59620-0151
406-444-4500
Website

Department of Justice
Attorney General
Consumer Protection Division
P.O. Box 201401
Helena, MT 59620-1401
406-444-2026
Website

Nebraska

Attorney General
Consumer Protection Division
2115 State Capital Bldg.
Lincoln, NE 68509
402-471-2682
Website

Nevada

Attorney General
Bureau of Consumer Protection
Capitol Complex, Heroes Memorial Building
100 No. Carson St.
Carson City, NV 89710-4717
775-684-1100
Website

Nevada Consumer Affairs Division
Southern Nevada
1850 East Sahara, Ste. 101
Las Vegas, NV 89104
Telephone 702-486-7355
Fax 702-486-7371

Northern Nevada
4600 Kietzke Lane
Building
Suite 113
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-688-1800
Fax: 775-688-1803

Secretary of State
Registration & Enforcement
Commercial Recordings Division
202 North Carson Street
Carson City, NV 89701
Phone: 775-684-5708
Fax: 775-684-5725
Email: sosmail@sos.nv.gov

New Hampshire

Department of Justice
Division of Charitable Trusts
33 Capitol Street
Concord, NH 03301-6397
Website

New Jersey

Department of Law & Public Safety
Attorney General
Office of Consumer Protection
124 Halsey Street
Newark, NJ 07102
Website

New Mexico

Attorney General
Registry of Charitable Organizations
408 Galisteo Street
Santa Fe, NM 87501
505-827-6000 (main)
505-827-6959 (registrar)
Website

Hospital Conversions and Healthcare
P.O. Drawer 1508
Santa Fe, NM 87504-1508

New York

Attorney General
Department of Law
120 Broadway
New York, NY 10271
212-416-8000
Website

State Capitol
Albany, NY 12224-0341
518-474-7330

North Carolina

Secretary of State
Charitable Solicitation Licensing Section
P.O. Box 29622
701 Barbour Dr. #258 (27603)
Raleigh, NC 27626-0622
919-807-2214
Website

Department of Justice
Consumer Protection Division
9001 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-9001
919-716-6000
Website

North Dakota

Secretary of State
Admin / Licensing
600 E. Boulevard Ave. Dept. 108
Bismarck, ND 58505-0500
701-328-3665
Website

Attorney General
Consumer Protection and Antitrust Division
600 E. Boulevard Ave. Dept. 125
Bismarck, ND 58505-0040
701-328-2210
Website

Ohio

Attorney General
Charitable Law Section
150 E. Gay St.
23rd Floor
Columbus, OH 43215-3130
614-466-3180
Website

Oklahoma

Secretary of State
Charitable Organizations
2300 N. Lincoln Blvd. #101
Oklahoma City, OK 73105-4897
405-521-3912
Website

Attorney General
4545 N. Lincoln Blvd. #260
Oklahoma City, OK 73105-3498
405-521-3921
Website

Oregon

Department of Justice
Charities Section
1515 S.W. 5th Ave. #410
Portland, OR 97201-5451
503-229-5725
Website

Pennsylvania

Department of State
Bureau of Charitable Organizations
207 N. Office Building
Harrisburg, PA 17120
717-783-1720

Attorney General
Charitable Trusts Section
14th Floor, Strawberry Square
Harrisburg, PA 17120
717-783-2853
Website

Rhode Island

Department of Business Regulation
Securities Division
John O. Pastore Center
1151 Pontiac Ave, 69-1
Cranston RI 02920
(401) 462-9583
Website

Attorney General
Civil Division, Charitable Trusts
150 South Main Street
Providence, RI 02903
401-274-4400
Website

South Carolina

Secretary of State
Public Charities Division
1205 Pendleton St., Suite 525
Columbia, SC 29201
803-734-1790
Website

Attorney General
Charitable Trust Division
P. O. Box 11549
Columbia, SC 29211
803-734-3970
Website

South Dakota

Attorney General
Consumer Protection Division
500 East Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501-5070
605-773-4400
Website
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Tennesee

Secretary of State
Division of Charitable Solicitations
8th Floor, William R. Snodgrass Tower
312 Eighth Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37243
615-741-2555
Website

Attorney General
Public Interest Division
John Sevier Building
500 Charlotte Avenue
P. O. Box 20207
Nashville, TN 37243 / 37202-0207
615-741-2516
Website

Texas

Attorney General
Consumer Protection
P.O. Box 12548, Capital Station
Austin, TX 78711-2548
Charitable Trust Information

Utah

Department of Commerce
Consumer Protection
Heber M. Wells Bldg Offices
160 East 300 South, 2nd floor
P.O. Box 146704
Salt Lake City. UT 84114
801-530-6601
Website

Vermont

Attorney General
Consumer Protection
109 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05609-1001
802-828-3171
Website

Virginia

Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Office of Consumer Affairs
P.O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
804-786-1343
Website
Registration Forms

Attorney General
Anti-Trust &Consumer Litigation Section
900 East Main Street, 2nd Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
804-786-2071
Website

Washington

Secretary of State
Charitable Solicitations & Trusts
801 Capitol Way S.
P.O. Box 40234
Olympia, WA 98504-0234
360-725-0378
Website

Attorney General
Consumer Protection Division
800 5th Avenue, Suite 2000
Seattle, WA 98104-3188
206-464-7744

West Virginia

Secretary of State
State Capitol Bldg. 1, Ste 157-K
1900 Kanawha Blvd. East
Charleston WV 25305-0770
304-558-6000
Website

Attorney General
Consumer Protection
State Capitol Complex, Building 1, Room E26
1900 Kanawha Blvd.
Charleston WV 25305-9924
304-558-2021
Website

Wisconsin

Department of Financial Institutions
201 W. Washington Ave., Suite 500
P.O. Box 7876
Madison, WI 53707-7876
Website

Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
Division of Trade and Consumer Protection
2811 Agriculture Drive
PO Box 8911
Madison, WI 53708-8911
608-224-4949
Website

Attorney General
123 W. Washington Avenue
P.O. Box 7857
Madison, WI 53707-7857
608-266-1221
Website

Wyoming

Attorney General
Consumer Protection Unit
State Capitol Building
1515 North Flagler Drive, Suite 900
Cheyenne, WY 82002
307-777-7378
Website