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
2150844 Ontario, Inc.Professional SolicitorOntario , Canada, L2R 3H52022-11-12
A Direct SolutionFund-raising CounselMarstons Mills , MA, 02648(508) 428-47532022-09-17
A. B. Data, LTD.Fund-raising CounselMilwaukee , WI, 53217(414) 961-64002022-11-29
A.C. Fitzgerald & Associates, LLCFund-raising CounselAlexandria , VA, 22320(703) 566-95502022-12-11
A.M. Crawford, Inc.Fund-raising CounselSan Fransisco , CA, 94102(415) 837-18442022-12-20
Abbey Group, Inc. (The)Fund-raising CounselSilverado , CA, 92676(657) 314-90492023-02-17
Accordant Philanthropy, LLCFund-raising CounselPonte Vedra Beach , FL, 32082(423) 400-88212022-11-19
Active Engagement LLCFund-raising CounselLeesburg , VA, 20176(703) 509-84242023-06-26
Active Network, LLCProfessional SolicitorDallas , TX, 75201(469) 291-03002022-09-24
ADS Advertising and Mailing ServicesFund-raising CounselNew York , NY, 10022(212) 486-73822022-08-03
Advancement Services, LLCFund-raising CounselRichmond , VA, 23228(804) 741-63372023-02-15
Aegis3 Fundraising Group, Inc.Fund-raising CounselBrant Rock , MA, 02020(781) 934-14352022-10-24
AEM Consulting Group, LLCFund-raising CounselArlington , VA, 22204(703) 553-63642022-09-19
Alethes Media Group. LLCFund-raising CounselLeesburg , VA, 20176(703) 777-32662023-02-24
Alexander Haas, Inc.Fund-raising CounselAtlanta , GA, 30305(404) 525-75752023-05-23
Alexander/Carrillo Consulting, LLCFund-raising CounselTuscon , AZ, 85719(520) 907-78332023-03-24
Alford Group, Inc.Fund-raising CounselChicago , IL, 60602(312) 929-46462022-11-20
Allegiance Creative Group, LLCFund-raising CounselFairfax , VA, 22030(703) 272-15052022-11-22
Allegiance Fundraising, LLC dba/ Beaconfire REDFund-raising CounselPlymouth , MA, 02360(508) 202-40092022-10-31
Altus Marketing, LLCFund-raising CounselTulsa , OK, 74101(918) 295-01122022-12-28
Amergent, Inc.Fund-raising CounselPeabody , MA, 01960978-531-18002023-01-21
American City Bureau, Inc.Fund-raising CounselWest Dundee , IL, 60118(224) 293-30002023-04-06
American Philanthropic, LLCProfessional SolicitorWest Chester , PA, 19380(302) 635-73542022-12-10
American Philanthropic, LLCFund-raising CounselWest Chester , PA, 19380(302) 635-73542023-05-10
Anne Lewis Strategies, LLCFund-raising CounselWashington , DC, 20001(202) 525-70442022-07-17
AscendFS Delaware, Inc.Professional SolicitorToronto , ON, M5E 1E5(416) 479-38732023-06-03
A-Team Consultants LLCFund-raising CounselWashington , DC, 20011(202) 441-69552022-10-30
Avalon Consulting Group, Inc.Fund-raising CounselWashington , DC, 20005(202) 429-60802023-03-14
BBS Associates, Inc.Fund-raising CounselAkron , OH, 44333(330) 665-52272023-02-06
BCC & Associates, LLCFund-raising CounselArlington , VA, 22201(301) 664-90002022-11-19
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