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Disaster Relief Fundraising Reports

Disaster Relief Fundraising Reports

Pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated Section 48-101-522, any charitable organization, other than a bona fide religious institution, that solicits and receives contributions exceeding twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) for a charitable purpose related to a disaster in Tennessee shall file quarterly financial reports with the secretary of state, on forms prescribed by the secretary of state, detailing the money raised and expended by the organization as a result of the solicitation, until the funds are expended. The first quarterly report shall be filed on the last day of the third month following the commencement of solicitations.  

Additionally, any charitable organization other than a bona fide religious institution, which solicited and received contributions exceeding twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) for a charitable purpose related to a disaster in Tennessee between May 1, 2010, and the effective date of this act shall file a financial report with the secretary of state, on a form prescribed by the secretary of state, on May 20, 2011. The report shall detail all funds received and expended by the organization as a result of the solicitation. After June 30, 2011, the organization shall file quarterly financial reports with the secretary of state, on forms prescribed by the secretary of state, detailing the money raised and expended by the organization as a result of the solicitation, until the funds are expended.