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Fundraising and the NYS DOL Charities Bureau

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  • Fundraising and the NYS DOL Charities Bureau

    Just wondering if any other depts in NYS have completed a "Registration Statement for Charitable Organizations" form Char410 and submitted it to the NYS Dept of Labor Charities Bureau. The forms and instructions are available at:

    Form - https://www.charitiesnys.com/pdfs/char410.pdf

    Instructions - https://www.charitiesnys.com/pdfs/char410i.pdf

    The reason I ask is that for many years our dept has mailed out an annual fund drive letter to property owners in our district. For the past two years we've hired/worked with a professional fund raising company to help (BTW, our proceeds have improved greatly). Anyhow, our marketing rep said we need to fill out this form, Char410, and register as a charitable organization. Not sure if we "REALLY" need to fill out this form or if this is just to cover the butts of our marketing rep. Thx

  • #2
    You hired a professional. You should probably listen to him.


    • #3
      OK, thanks Jak. Do you know what the intent of form CHAR410 is? Also, has your dept completed one and sent it back to New York State? Just wondering what (if any) acknowledgement you received from the State and if there was any follow-up paperwork or actions required of your dept.

      Cheers fellas & TGIF!!


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