Charitable Gaming Forms

The Tennessee Nonprofit Gaming Law allows eligible 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(19) organizations to hold an annual “game of chance” fundraising event. In order to conduct such an event, an organization must file the following with the division:

  • An application and all required attachments between July 1 and January 31 each year for the events to be held the following July 1 - June 30.
  • A non-refundable fee.
  • The division will review the application and transmit a list of all qualifying applicants to the General Assembly for its authorization.

For more information call the Division of Charitable Solicitations at (615) 741-2555.

Pre-Event Forms

If the event is cancelled, this affidavit must be submitted to the Division.
Under certain circumstances, the Gaming Law allows organizations to make changes to the date and location
The Annual Gaming Event Application for qualified organizations interested in applying holding one annual gaming event.
A checklist and instructions for qualified 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(19) organizations interested in applying to hold an annual gaming event.

Post-Event Forms

Each organization must file an affidavit affirming the funds raised were distributed to the charitable program or purpose stated in the original application.
The post-event financial report for events raising more than $5,000
The post-event financial report for events raising $5,000 or less
A guide for organizations that raise $50,000 or more through its gaming event and must have its post-event financial report audited.
If an organization fails to return 25% of gross proceeds, this form must to be submitted to the Division.