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Charitable Organizations and Fund Raising

Charitable organizations, fund-raising counsels, and professional fund-raisers are regulated under Chapter 202, subchapters I and II, of the Wisconsin Statutes. Charitable organizations are organizations that are established for a charitable purpose. Fund-raising counsels plan, manage, advise, consult, or prepare materials with respect to solicitations for charitable organizations. Professional fund-raisers request contributions that will be used for a charitable purpose or that will benefit a charitable organization.

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Annual Financial Report Form Changes

The Charitable Organizations annual financial report form 1952 and 1943 have been updated.

Donor Information

Use the following tools to research charitable organizations and ensure that your charitable gift will be used as intended.

Charitable Organizations and Fundraisers

Use the online services to update your contact info, determine application status, renew registration, etc.

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