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Charity Registration Single Portal Initiative

Its back!  The much-hoped for, but difficult to achieve, initiative to develop on online system that allows nonprofits and professional fundraisers to comply with all states registration and annual filing requirements through a single portal has resurfaced.

Last month the National Association of State Charities Officials (NASCO) and the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG), in cooperation with The Multistate Registration and Filing Portal, Inc. (a Delaware nonprofit corporation), posted a Request for Information to invite input and proposals for development of this “one-stop” portal.  See

The goal is to create a portal that will maximize efficiency, data transparency, and information sharing by enabling compliance with registration requirement for all participating states without duplication of data entry. It will also make the collected data available to the public in a searchable and interactive format.  State filing fees will be collected and disbursed to states through the Single Portal.

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Louisiana Charity Registration Renewal Date is Looming!

The state of Louisiana is one of only a few states to have a fixed annual registration renewal date and they have selected October 1st of each year.  In LA the Office of the Attorney General, Department of Justice, is responsible for charitable organization and professional solicitation registration requirements. Charitable organizations must file the Unified

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August is Charity Registration Month in Alaska!

Don’t forget to renew your Alaska charity registration statement in the month of August! You can find the renewal forms required at The deadline to register as a charitable organization is September 1 of each year. If you are renewing, just submit your registration form and the appropriate filing fee. Although Alaska does not

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Nonprofit Emails Going to Spam

Are your nonprofit’s emails making it to the reader?  A recent report from EveryAction states that only 1 in 8 emails actually makes it to the recipients inbox!  Brett Schenker, the author of the study, is the Email Deliverability Specialist for EveryAction, where he educates national nonprofits, associations, and labor unions on email best practices and

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