Due to the ongoing fight to reduce the impacts of COVID-19, the Corporations and Charities Division office has in-person services available if you are not able to complete your filing online. All in-person service requests must be received by 4pm daily. We apologize for any inconvenience. Note: Our office will be closed November 25-27 , online services will still be available through CCFS. We are sorry for any inconvenience.
Disclosure Requirements for Solicitations Conducted in Washington State RCW 19.09.100
All organizations that are required to register with the Charities Program must also disclose certain information with each request for a contribution.
The type of disclosures required will depend on how the request is made and who is making the request. In addition, the disclosure must be clear, and made with each request for a contribution.
A sample of a written disclosure is provided below:
Thank you for supporting (name of organization) located in (city). (Name of organization) is registered with Washington State’s Charities Program as required by law and additional information is available by calling 800-332-4483 or visiting www.sos.wa.gov/charities
*If your organization is fundraising in other states, please contact those states for any additional registration and disclosure requirements you may be required to make.