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Washington Commercial Fundraiser Bond

How much does a commercial fundraiser bond cost in Washington?

The Washington Secretary of State’s Charities Program requires professional solicitors in the state to post $25,000 surety bonds. In 2014, the Washington Secretary of State passed regulations that require contract employees, independent contractors and other individuals who are not bona fide officers or employees of a commercial fundraiser and who receive compensation for soliciting or receiving charitable contributions to register independently and post a separate surety bond unless exempt.

These bonds are subject to underwriting, so the price you’ll pay depends on a review of your personal credit report. Applicants with strong financial credentials could qualify to pay as low as 1% of the bond amount, or just $250! Bad credit applicants can still qualify for the bonds they need quickly and easily. Request a free bond quote now!

Bond Type Bond Amount Cost by Credit Score*
680 and up 679 - 600 599 or lower
Commercial Fundraiser Bond $25,000 Starts at $250 $1,000-2,000 $2,500+ Apply Now
*The bond premium rate quotes provided to you through this website are for pricing comparisons and quotation estimate purposes only. The bond rate quotes provided are based on general assumptions that may or may not be applicable to you and are subject to change at any time. These rate quotes do not constitute an offer of insurance, nor is any contract, agreement, or bond coverage implied, formed or bound by the provision of rate quotes. Bondability, final bond premium rate quotes and an offer of insurance, if any, will be determined by the insurance company providing your bond. You must contact us directly to obtain a quote for binding purposes.

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Why do I need this bond?

Washington commercial fundraiser surety bonds ensure that the state of Washington and any individual or entity who is harmed by a principal’s (commercial fundraiser’s) conduct during solicitation activities is protected from financial loss. By posting this surety bond, solicitors pledge to abide by all obligations and requirements imposed by Chapter 19.09 of the Revised Code of Washington and all supporting regulations.

You’ll receive a free quote on a Washington commercial fundraiser bond within 1 business day of applying when you work with the experts at SuretyBonds.com!

What’s the fine print?

Commercial fundraiser bonds in Washington remain in full force and effect until canceled. The surety can cancel the bond by providing written notice of cancellation to the Secretary of State no less than 45 days prior to the effective cancellation date.

How to become a licensed commercial fundraiser in Washington

To become a licensed commercial fundraiser in Washington, applicants must complete and submit a Commercial Fundraiser Registration/Renewal form, which asks for the following information:

  • general information about the applicant/organization
  • organizational structure
  • applicant’s Federal Employer Identification Number
  • proof of a surety bond
  • type of fundraising services conducted
  • charitable organizations for which services are provided
  • and more

The initial/re-registration fee is $300, the renewal fee is $200, the late fee is $50 and the optional expedited service fee is $50.

Take the first step toward becoming a professional solicitor in Washington by purchasing the surety bond you need quickly and easily!

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