Charities, Nonprofits & Fundraisers

The Office of the New York State Attorney General is delighted to host a Charities Symposium on September 19, 2023, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM, in CLAYTON, New York in partnership with United Way of Northern New York and the Clayton Opera House.

Register for the Charities Symposium 

Save the date flyer (PDF)

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Charities registry search

Search for an organization registered with the Office of the New York State Attorney General. Some organizations, such as religious organizations, are exempt from registering and may not appear.

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Charities transaction search

Search transactions approved by the Attorney General including plans of dissolution (Dissolution) and sales and dispositions of assets (NPCL 510/511)

Charities Bureau

The Office of the New York State Attorney General regulates nonprofit organizations and fundraisers and provide them with helpful resources. In addition, we protect nonprofits and their donors from fraud and ensure that charitable donations are used as the donor intended.

Charities questions?

Phone: 212-416-8401 

Fundraising questions?

Phone: 518-776-2160 

Trust & estate questions?

Phone: 212-416-8401 

Transaction approval questions?