Search Department of Consumer Protection Filtered Topic Search

Charities Information for Consumers

Get Acrobat Reader.gif (712 bytes)

  • Look up charities online
    (Note: select the license type "CHARITY" or "PAID SOLICITOR" as appropriate)
  • Current campaigns using Paid Solicitors
    Run a roster of the active campaigns for registered charities that are using registered paid solicitors. If you receive a call from a solicitor for a campaign that is not listed here, please report that to dcp.charitiesenforcement@ct.gov
    Note: To run the roster, follow the instructions; under "Charities", select "Active Fundraising Campaigns by a Paid Solicitor"

Charity Information Resources

  • BBB Wise Giving Alliance (charity ratings)
         4200 Wilson Blvd. 
         Arlington, VA  22203 
         Phone: (703)276-0100
  • American Institute of Philanthropy  (charity ratings)
         3450 Lake Shore Drive 
         P.O. Box 578460 
         Chicago, IL  60657
  • To view IRS financial reports filed by charitable organizations on-line:
        www.guidestar.org
Contact Public Charities:
Frauds Division, Complaint Center
Department of Consumer Protection
450 Columbus Blvd, Ste. 901
Hartford, CT  06103
Telephone: (860) 713-6100
Fax: (860) 707-1971