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Charities

The Charities division enforces the laws regulating charitable organizations, paid solicitors, and solicitor agents.
  • Be Informed When Donating Online

    When donating online, be sure you know how your money gets to the charity you’re supporting, how much of it gets there, and when.

    Online Giving Donor and Consumer Guide
  • Learn About Charity Giving Tips

    Before making charitable contributions, please keep these charity giving tips in mind and watch out for red flags.

    More About Charity Giving Tips
  • Podcast: Protecting Your NonProfit from scam

    Charity fraud is an epidemic that has swept across the world and specifically the United States in recent years. There is internal fraud (committed by someone within or connected to a charity). And then there is external fraud - committed by someone with no connection to the charity at all. Our Division has a duty to protect donors from financial exploitation. However, in recent years, the Division has seen that charitable organizations themselves are becoming victims of fraud. In partnership with Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta, the Georgia Secretary of State and the Federal Trade Commission share tips to charities on how they can protect their organizations from becoming a fraud victim.

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News & Announcements

Learn about Charity Giving Tips

Before making charitable contributions, please keep these charity giving tips in mind and watch out for red flags.

Learn about Charity Giving Tips

Videos

  • Season Of Giving

    This giving season, avoid scams and make sure your donations count.

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2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SE
Suite 317, West Tower
Atlanta, Georgia 30334