|Bond Amount||Cost||Term||Apply Now|
|$25,000||$375.00||1 Year Term||START APPLICATION|
Any entity applying for registration of a Commercial Fundraiser for Charitable Purposes must submit a surety bond in the amount of $25,000 with their application (California Government Code Section 12599.5). A commercial fundraiser for charitable purposes shall, prior to soliciting any funds, assets, or property, including salvageable personal property, in California for charitable purposes register with the Attorney General's Registry of Charitable Trusts on a registration form provided by the Attorney General.
The bond is required for the benefit of any person damaged as a result of malfeasance or misfeasance in the conduct of a Commercial Fundraiser for Charitable Purposes. This is defined as any individual, corporation, unincorporated association, or other legal entity who for compensation does any of the following as defined is California Government Code Section 12599:
The bond is payable to the State of California and is for the benefit of any person damaged as a result of malfeasance or misfeasance in the conduct of a Commercial Fundraiser for Charitable Purposes (California Government Code Section 12599.5).
Once the Commercial Fundraiser for Charitable Purposes Bond has been approved and released to the applicant’s care, it must be filed with the Office of the Attorney General along with the application for a commercial fundraiser
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