Hawaii Fundraising Registration

Nonprofit Fundraising Registration

Hawaii Charitable Registration Requirements

Unless exempt, a charitable organization must register with the Hawaii Attorney General before soliciting charitable contributions in Hawaii.

Out-of-state nonprofits that register under the Hawaii charitable registration laws are not required to qualify to do business in Hawaii. However, engaging in other business activities such as having an office or employees in Hawaii may trigger the requirement to register to do business in Hawaii.

Initial Nonprofit Fundraising Registration in Hawaii

The following is a summary of the initial charitable solicitation registration requirements in Hawaii:

Hawaii Charitable Registration Agency: Hawaii Attorney General – Tax and Charities Division
Hawaii Exempts the Following from Charitable Solicitation Registration:
  • Less than $25,000 nationwide contributions per year
  • Religious organizations
  • Educational institutions
  • Membership organizations
  • Nonprofit hospitals
Hawaii Charitable Registration Form: Online registration form at https://efile.form990.org/frmNPParticipatingStateSCOHI.asp
Hawaii Requires the Following Supporting Documents for
  • Articles of incorporation or other formation document
  • Bylaws
  • IRS determination letter
Hawaii Charitable Registration Filing Fee: None
Registered Agent: Hawaii does not require a registered agent for charitable solicitation registration
Hawaii Charitable Registration Filing Method: Online registration form at https://efile.form990.org/frmNPParticipatingStateSCOHI.asp
Law Governing Hawaii Charitable Registration: Hawaii Revised Statutes §§ 467B-1–467B-17

Renewal of Nonprofit Fundraising Registration in Hawaii

A Hawaii charitable solicitation registration does not need to be renewed. However, a financial report must be filed annually. The following is a summary of the charitable solicitation registration renewal requirements in Hawaii:

Hawaii Charitable Registration Renewal Agency: Hawaii Attorney General – Tax and Charities Division
Hawaii Charitable Registration Renewal Due Date: 4½ months after fiscal year end
Hawaii Charitable Registration Renewal Form: File financial report online at https://efile.form990.org/frmNPParticipatingStateSCOHI.asp
Hawaii Requires the Following Supporting Documents for
  • IRS Form 990 or IRS Form 990-EZ or Hawaii Charity Annual Transmittal Form
  • Audited financial statements by an independent CPA if revenue exceeds $500,000
Charitable Solicitation Registration Renewal: &npsb
Hawaii Charitable Registration Renewal Filing Fee:
  • Annual Gross Revenue Annual
  • Fee
  • Less than $25,000
  • $10
  • $25,000 but less than $50,000
  • $25
  • $50,000 but less than $100,000
  • $50
  • $100,000 but less than $250,000
  • $100
  • $250,000 but less than $500,00
  • $150
  • $500,000 but less than $1 million
  • $200
  • $1 million but less than $2 million
  • $250
  • $2 million but less than $5 million
  • $350
  • $5 million and over
  • $600
Hawaii Charitable Registration Renewal Filing Method: Online at https://efile.form990.org/frmNPParticipatingStateSCOHI.asp

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