State Regulations

NCLR (National Center for Lesbian Rights) is a nonprofit organization committed to advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families through litigation, legislation, policy, and public education. NCLR (located at 870 Market Street, SF CA 94102, Phone: 415-392-6257) encourages requests for financial and other information about its purpose, programs and activities that can be obtained by contacting it. NCLR has retained fundraising counsel to assist in this program.  NCLR may be exempt from registration as a charitable organization in a number of states, however, if it is required to comply with laws related to charitable contributions, residents of the following states may obtain information as follows:

Florida: #CH CH6701.  A copy of the Official Registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling Toll-Free, within the State, 1-800-435-7352 (800-HELP-FLA), or www.FloridaConsumerHelp.com.

Georgia: A full and fair description of NCLR’s programs and our financial statement summary is available upon request at the office and phone number indicated above.

Illinois: Contracts and reports regarding the charity are on file with the Illinois Attorney General.

Maryland: For the cost of postage and copying, from the Secretary of State,16 Francis St., Annapolis, MD 21401 1-410-974-5534 (1-800-825-4510 within Maryland)

Mississippi: The official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Mississippi Secretary of State’s office by calling 1-888-236-6167.

New Jersey: Information filed with the Attorney General conceding this charitable solicitation and the percentage of contributions received by the charity during the last reporting period that were dedicated to the charitable purpose may be obtained from the Attorney General of the State of New Jersey by calling (973) 504-6215 and is available on the Internet at: http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov.

New York: New York residents may obtain a copy of NCLR’s annual report by writing to the Office of the Attorney General, Department of Law, Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, NY, NY 10271.

North Carolina: Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 1-888-830-4989 (within North Carolina) or (919) 814-5570 (outside of North Carolina).

Pennsylvania: The official registration and financial information of NCLR may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999.

Virginia: A financial statement for the most recent fiscal year is available upon request from the Division of Consumer Affairs, Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, P.O. Box 1163, Richmond VA 23218; 1-804-786-1343.

Washington: Washington Secretary of State, Charities Division, Olympia, WA 98504, or by calling 1-800-332-4483.

West Virginia: West Virginia residents may obtain a summary of the registration and financial documents from the Secretary of State, State Capitol, Charleston, WV 25305.

Registration with a state agency does not constitute or imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by that state. Contributions are deductible for Federal Income Tax purposes in accordance with applicable law.

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