Note: These resources were pulled directly from the Kentucky Attorney General Office's website and are to be used as a resource only, not as legal advice. This information is subject to change based on the Attorney General's Office. For the most up to date information, please visit their website here

Main Charities Website

A resource for consumers and nonprofits to learn about the registration requirements within the state of Kentucky. 

Database to Search for Registered Organizations

A database of the nonprofits currently registered with the Kentucky Attorney General's Office. You can check your nonprofit's status with the Attorney General's Office by searching this database by using CMD + F or CTRL + F. 

Instructions on How to Register

A quick guide on how to register to fundraise in Kentucky. Once you are registered, you will receive an ID number. 

Note: All states that require charitable registration do accept the Unified Registration Statement. This could save you time if you have to register in multiple states!

Information on the Laws Behind Registration

A look into the laws that require nonprofit fundraising

Cost to Register

$0 (as of 4/2017)

Contact Information

Mailing Address

Office of the Attorney General
1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 200
Frankfort, KY 40601
Attn: Charity Registration

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