Friday, July 19, 2024, Update at 1 p.m.: Services with the Corporations & Charities Division at ccfs.sos.wa.gov are back online. Phone, chat, and in-person services will resume on Monday, July 22.

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GiveSmart!

 

“GIVESMART!” is a collaborative effort between the Secretary of State and the Attorney General to educate donors in Washington State. Our mission is to provide tools and information so donors have the knowledge to make informed giving decisions. 

To assist us in achieving this mission, the Charities and Nonprofit Education Program has produced several resources:

These are ideal resources to share with senior centers, retirement communities, nonprofit and civic organizations.

If you would like to receive GIVESMART! resources or an in-person presentation to your group, please complete the request and we will contact you. 

Report a suspected charity scam here

More Donor Information:

Charities Search (no login necessary, scroll down page to search for specific charity)

Donor FAQ

Additional Donor Resources

Consumer Protection Washington

GIVESMART Request Form

For more information about GIVESMART contact:

Education & Outreach Coordinator

(360) 725-0377
[email protected]