Wise donors do their research before giving to charity. The tools on this page can provide you with important information about charities in Ohio. Together, they help provide a detailed picture of charities’ finances, fundraising, charitable activities, and their compliance with registration obligations and other Ohio laws dealing with nonprofit organizations.
On this page you will find links to:
- Check whether a charity is in compliance with Ohio’s registration requirements
- Review a charity’s annual reports to see how it spends your donations
- See whether the charity employs professional fundraisers and find out what percentage of donations actually goes to charity
- Get tips for safe giving
This data can be used to make informed decisions about giving to charities. For more advice on donating safely, select the Good Giving Guidelines link.
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