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Fund Raising Counsel Registration (CHAR-014)

This registration is for people who are compensated for consulting with charities in regard to fund-raising.


30 Days




Registration as a Fund Raising Counsel is required by any person who for compensation consults with a charitable organization or who plans, manages, advises or assists with respect to the solicitation in New York State of contributions for or on behalf of a charitable organization, but who does not have access to contributions or other receipts from a solicitation or authority to pay expenses associated with a solicitation or authority to pay expenses associated with a solicitation and who does not solicit. A bona fide officer, volunteer, or employee of a charitable organization or an attorney at law retained by such charitable organization shall not be considered a Fund Raising Counsel.


1. Contracts, Always Required
2. Organizing Documents, Always Required

How to Apply

1. See form below.


• NY Fund raising counsel ID # if any
• Representative information
• Organization information
• Association information
• Contract information
• Fees ($800)


Required Fees

RegistrationYes$800For one year from the date of registration or re-registration.

Payment Options:

Personal Check; Postal Money Order; Certified Check
Checks should be made payable to the NYS Department of Law.

Duration & Processing

Common Denial Reasons: Insufficient information; Incorrect fees

Additional Info

2. Organizing Documents consist of dba, corporation entity filings etc.

For additional information/Sponsor Agency:

Law, Department of

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