N.Y. Not-for-Profit Corporation Law Section 115
Power to solicit contributions for charitable purposes


No corporation required to obtain approval or provide notice of formation pursuant to section 404 (Approvals, notices and consents) of this chapter may solicit contributions for any purpose requiring such approval or notice unless and until such corporation (1) obtains and submits any approval or notice required thereunder, and


is in compliance with the registration and reporting requirements of article seven-A of the executive law and section 8-1.4 of the estates, powers and trusts law.


The attorney general may maintain an action or proceeding pursuant to the provisions of subparagraph one of paragraph (a) of § 112 (Actions or special proceedings by attorney-general)section one hundred twelve of this article against any corporation that solicits contributions in violation of paragraph (a) of this section. Such an action may also be maintained in relation to a corporation hereinafter incorporated if the name, purposes, objects or the activities of such corporation may, in any manner, lead to the belief that the corporation possesses or may exercise any of such purposes.

Source: Section 115 — Power to solicit contributions for charitable purposes, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/NPC/115 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jul. 20, 2024).

Jul. 20, 2024

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