Charities Required Disclosure Statement

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West Virginia Code §29-19-8 sets specific disclosure requirements for solicitors to help protect potential donors.

  • Each solicitation must include a clear description of programs for which funds are requested.

  • All printed solicitation material must include the following statement:

    "West Virginia residents may obtain a summary of the registration and financial documents from the Secretary of State, State Capitol, Charleston, West Virginia 25305. Registration does not imply endorsement."

    The disclosure statement must be conspicuously displayed on any written or printed solicitation. Where the solicitation consists of more than one piece, the disclosure statement must be displayed on a prominent part of the solicitation materials.

Contact the Charities Division for further assistance regarding charitable organizations, professional fundraisers and fundraising counsels.​


If we may be of any further assistance, please don't hesitate to contact us:  304.558.8000   toll free 866.767.8683  email:   Charities@wvsos.gov