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Online Charity Filing is Here: Learn How to Use MA's New and Easier System

January 31st, 2023
2:00PM to 3:00PM
Zoom - information to be emailed
Consultant, Grantmaker, Grantseeker, Nonprofit, Philanthropic Advisor
Event type:
Joint Program
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Join us for a workshop with representatives from the Massachusetts Attorney General’s (AG) office to learn how the Non-Profit Organizations/Public Charities Division is making initial charity registration and annual filings easier for nonprofits via its new online portal. They will give an update on what forms are mandatory and how to use the new system. 

Massachusetts law requires all public charities operating in the state to register and file annual reports and other documents with the Attorney General’s office. In an effort to make it easier and more efficient for tens of thousands of Massachusetts nonprofits to meet annual filing and disclosure requirements, the AG has recently launched the Online Charity Filing Portal that nonprofit organizations can use to submit their statutorily required filings. 

The portal makes it possible to submit these filings online instead of sending hard copy documentation through the mail. To see if your charity is already registered, please search here. To access the form, please start here

Registration closes at 2 pm on Monday, January 30th. Please view the Zoom delivery information below.

Registration type: 
Normal registration

Zoom Instructions for Virtual or Hybrid Programs:

Zoom information: Zoom information for the program will be sent out to all registrants one week before AND in the afternoon of the business day before the session is scheduled to take place.  Please reach out to info@philanthropyma.org if you believe you are registered for this program and do not receive the link.

Registration & Program Follow-up Materials: Registration for the program will be closed at 2pm EST on the day before the program is scheduled to take place.  If you register after this point, you will be added to the waitlist and will be able to receive the program recording as well as all follow-up materials from the session.  For fee-based Nonprofit Partner programs, you can request these materials for a discounted rate.  Please note that it may take up to a week to prepare and disseminate those materials to all registrants.

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