In observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, the Tennessee Secretary of State’s office will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 22 and 23. Many of our services will remain available online during this time.
A Knoxville based organization serving nonprofits in 25 East Tennessee counties. The mission is to assist the region's nonprofits in their efficiency and effectiveness in walking out their missions and serving various constituencies.
Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett, Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery, III, along with the Federal Trade Commission and agencies from all 50 states have obtained a permanent injunction to dissolve two nationwide sham cancer charities and ban their president from profiting from any future charity fundraising.
The Division of Charitable Solicitations and Gaming has been working with organizations throughout Tennessee for the last few months to ensure they are in compliance with a new section of the Charitable Solicitations Act that went into effect July 1.