The Professional Solicitor Bond is required by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the amount of $12,000. It states that the bondfholder desires to operate as a Professional Solicitor under the provisions of the Pennsylvania Solicitation of Funds for Charitable Purposes Act. In addition, it states that the bondholder shall comply with the rules and regulations made known by the Bureau of Charitable Organizations.
A Professional Solicitor is any person who is retained for financial or other consideration by a charitable organization to solicit contributions. Before acting as a Professional Solicitor, individuals must be registered with the Charitable Organizations Division of the Bureau of Corporations and Charitable Organizations. The bond is one of the registration requirements.
Applicants must complete a Registration Statement and include any attachments. They must submit any contracts/solicitation notices not previously filed and approved. As well as, pay the $250 registration fee.
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First, start the process by completing our easy to navigate, free online application form. Then, after your application has been submitted, one of our surety agents will contact you with a no-obligation quote on the bond premium. After that, pay the premium and sign the agreement. Lastly, your Pennsylvania Professional Solicitor bond will be mailed to you by USPS Priority Mail. Overnight delivery is also available for an additional fee.
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