Solicitor and Fund Raiser Counsel List


Any questions concerning a Fund-Raising Counsel can be directed to Robert Gurley.

The Office of the Secretary of State is responsible for the registration and oversight of professional fund-raisers for charitable organizations. Under the Maryland Solicitations Act, there are two categories of professional fund-raisers: Fund-raising Counsel and Professional Solicitors. There is also a category of professional fund-raiser called a Public Safety Solicitor which solicits on behalf of public safety organizations.

  • Fund-Raising Counsel - is a person or an organization who, for pay, advises a charitable organization about a charitable solicitation in Maryland or holds, plans or manages a charitable solicitation in Maryland. They may not directly solicit or receive charitable contributions from the public.
  • To comply with the Act, a Fund-Raising Counsel must renew their registration annually including the submission of an application, fee, and contracts that comply with the Act.

  • Professional Solicitor - a person or organization who, for pay, advises a charitable organization about a charitable solicitation; holds, plans, or manages a charitable solicitation; or solicits or receives charitable contributions for a charitable organization, personally or through an associate solicitor.
  • To comply with the Act, a professional solicitor must renew their registration annually, including the submission of an application, fee, $25,000 surety bond in favor of the State of Maryland, fund-raising notices and contracts, and accounting reports for each campaign conducted on behalf of a charitable organization.

  • Public Safety Solicitor - a person or organization who, for pay, solicits or receives public safety contributions, personally or through another. Public Safety Contributions are contributions solicited on behalf of a Public Safety Organization. Public Safety Organization means a person who is or purports to be a fire-fighting, ambulance, rescue, police, fraternal, or other law enforcement organization. To comply with the Maryland Solicitations Act, a Public Safety Solicitor must register separately for each Public Safety Organization with which they have a contract. Each application must be filed annually, including a fee per application and Surety Bond in favor of the State of Maryland.

Failure to submit required items for registration indicates non-compliance with the Act and the professional fund-raiser is not issued a new registration until all items are submitted. For additional information on the registration requirements or a particular fund-raiser, please contact the Charitable Organizations Division. This list is updated daily. ​​

CompanyApplicant TypeCity, State, ZipPhoneRenewal Date
Active Engagement LLCFund-raising CounselLeesburg , VA, 20176(703) 509-84242022-06-26
ADS Advertising and Mailing ServicesFund-raising CounselNew York , NY, 10022(212) 486-73822022-08-03
Advancement Services, LLCFund-raising CounselRichmond , VA, 23228(804) 741-63372022-02-15
Alethes Media Group. LLCFund-raising CounselLeesburg , VA, 20176(703) 777-32662022-02-24
Alexander Haas, Inc.Fund-raising CounselAtlanta , GA, 30305(404) 525-75752022-05-23
Alexander/Carrillo Consulting, LLCFund-raising CounselTuscon , AZ, 85719(520) 907-78332022-03-24
Amergent, Inc.Fund-raising CounselPeabody , MA, 01960978-531-18002022-01-21
American Philanthropic, LLCFund-raising CounselWest Chester , PA, 19380(302) 635-73542022-05-10
Anne Lewis Strategies, LLCFund-raising CounselWashington , DC, 20001(202) 525-70442022-07-17
AscendFS Delaware, Inc.Professional SolicitorToronto , ON, M5E 1E5(416) 479-38732022-06-03
Avalon Consulting Group, Inc.Fund-raising CounselWashington , DC, 20005(202) 429-60802022-03-14
BBS Associates, Inc.Fund-raising CounselAkron , OH, 44333(330) 665-52272022-02-06
Bee Thrifty Camp Springs LLCProfessional SolicitorCamp Springs , MD, 20746(301) 910-76712022-03-25
Bee Thrifty Holdings, LLCProfessional SolicitorWoodbridge , VA, 22191(310) 910-76712022-03-25
Berger Hirschberg Strategies, LLCProfessional SolicitorWashington , DC, 20005(646) 559-99432022-12-06
Big Duck Studio. Inc.Fund-raising CounselBrooklyn , NY, 11201(718) 237-95512022-07-08
Blue North Strategies, Inc.Fund-raising CounselGuelph , ON, N1H3V1(416) 527-43592022-05-02
Brilliant Communications, LLCFund-raising CounselHummelstown , PA, 17036(703) 544-56332022-02-07
C.I. Partners Direct, Inc.Fund-raising CounselVentura , CA, 93003-6471(805) 256-16112022-12-11
Campaign Consulting Group, LLCProfessional SolicitorAtlanta , GA, 30339(770) 818-14932022-01-21
Capstone Services Group, Inc.Fund-raising CounselNaperville , IL, 60563(630) 300-37602022-01-18
Cars for Non Profits, LLCFund-raising CounselDaniel Island , SC, 29492(843) 513-77772022-05-10
Catherine M. ConnollyFund-raising CounselElk Grove , CA, 35758(916) 897-80952022-07-11
Causeworx, Inc.Professional SolicitorAjax, Ontario , Canada, LIT 4W6(416) 999-23352022-05-16
Cavalier Direct, LLCFund-raising CounselHuntersville , NC, 28078(571) 420-82222022-03-28
Chapman Cubine and Hussey, Inc.Fund-raising CounselArlington , VA, 22201(703) 248-00252022-05-12
Charity Dynamics, LLCFund-raising CounselAustin , TX, 78730(512) 241-05612022-03-18
Charity Funding Consulting Group, Inc.Fund-raising CounselLake Orion , MI, 48361(248) 814-65002022-04-27
Clair Zamoiski SegalFund-raising CounselBaltimore , MD, 21218(410) 243-34002022-06-18
ComUnity, Inc.Professional SolicitorDefiance , OH, 43512(419) 291-01502022-07-12
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