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Our mailing address is:

Office of the Attorney General
Non-Profit Organizations/Public Charities Division
One Ashburton Place
Boston, MA 02108

Registration Form and Schedule A-2

See our Registering a Public Charity page for more information.

Form PC

See our Form PC and Instructions page for more information.

Form PC-F

See our Dissolving a Charitable Entity page for more information.

Form PC-IF

See our Donor-Restricted Gifts page for more information.

Forms for Professional Fundraisers

Form 9, Professional Solicitor and Commercial Co-Venturer Bond (RTF) rtf format of Form9.rtf

Form 10, Registration Statement to be filed by Professional Solicitors, Professional Fundraising Counsel, and Commercial Co-Venturers (RTF) rtf format of Form10.rtf

Form 10A, Addendum to Registration Statement to be filed by Professional Solicitors (RTF) rtf format of Form10A.rtf

Form 10B, Addendum to Registration Statement to be filed by Commercial Co-Venturers (RTF) rtf format of Form10B.rtf

Form 11A, Annual Financial Report to be filed by Professional Solicitors (RTF) rtf format of Form11A.rtf

Form 11B, Annual Financial Report to be filed by Commercial Co-Venturers (RTF) rtf format of Form11B.rtf
 

Reports on Professional Solicitations for Charity

Charitable Organization Complaint Form

The Non-Profit Organizations/Public Charities Division has jurisdiction to investigate complaints that involve:

  1. misappropriation of charitable funds;
  2. fraudulent or misleading solicitation; and 
  3. unethical behavior by charitable employees or board members. The AGO generally does not become involved in governance disputes within nonprofit organizations.

File a Charitable Organization Complaint

Please note: in order to submit additional documentation to your complaint, you must first submit the complaint then attach your documents.

You will have the opportunity to save or to print out a copy of your complaint. You must have Adobe Reader installed on your computer to access the form. This program is available to download for free on the Adobe website.