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Professional Fundraisers

The Charitable Trusts Unit registers and oversees the work of professional fundraisers operating in New Hampshire. Professional fundraisers can be broken down into three main categories: 1) Fund Raising Counsel, RSA 7:28-b; 2) Paid Solicitors, RSA 7:28-c; and 3) Commercial Co-Venturers, RSA 7:28-d.

  • Fund Raising Counsel are individuals or entities that are hired by a charitable organization to plan a fundraising campaign, but who do not solicit or collect funds for the charity. Fund Raising Counsel are required to register with the Charitable Trusts Unit annually, pay a filing fee, and submit copies of any contracts between the Fund Raising Counsel and the charitable organization.
  • Paid Solicitors are individuals or entities that are hired by a charitable organization to conduct a fundraising campaign on behalf of the charity. Paid Solicitors generally retain a percentage of the funds raised as payment for their services. Paid Solicitors are required to register with the Charitable Trusts Unit annually, post a $20,000 bond, and pay a filing fee. Paid Solicitors seeking to conduct a telemarketing or fundraising campaign on behalf of a charitable organization must first obtain a permit from the Charitable Trusts Unit. The Paid Solicitor must file an application and pay a filing fee for each campaign.
  • Commercial Co-Ventures are relationships between a for-profit entity and a charitable organization where the for-profit entity collects a donation to the charity along with sale of its goods or services. A charitable organization engaging in such a relationship with a for-profit entity must maintain a copy of the contract and make it available to the Charitable Trusts Unit upon request.

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Paid Solicitor Charitable Fundraising Disclosure Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol

Paid Solicitor Charitable Fundraising Disclosure Comma Separate Values file

Please note: The Portable Document Format (.pdf) Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol version of the Paid Solicitor Charitable Fundraising Disclosure report constitutes the official report of record on file with the Charitable Trusts Unit. The Comma Separated Values (.csv) Comma Separate Values file version of the report is a plain text manipulable file. Please be advised that the Comma Separated Values version is not the report of record.

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