Charities, Nonprofits & Fundraisers

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Charities registry search

Use this to 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 in the registry.

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Charities transaction search

Here you will be able to search transactions approved by the Office of the New York State Attorney General including plans of dissolution (Dissolution) and sales and dispositions of assets (NPCL 510/511).

Financial reports that a charity has submitted in the last five years are available in the registry once they have been reviewed. If you need older reports, please submit a FOIL request.

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?