Multistate Registration and Filing Portal

The Single Portal Initiative

 

 

The Multistate Registration and Filing Portal, Inc. (MRFP), a Delaware nonprofit corporation working with the National Association of State Charities Officials (NASCO), and the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG), currently represents an initial development group of 13 pilot states that will be expanded after platform launch to include all states that require charitable organizations and their professional fundraisers to register and provide annual filing information (currently 39 states require registration).

 

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Blog

Continued Progress Towards a Single Portal

February 21, 2017 by Brent Culberson, Tania Ibanez

MRFP continues to make great progress in the selection process towards the final vendor who will be tasked to build the portal. MRFP reviewed vendor demonstrations in 2016 and obtained additional discovery from finalists beginning in January, 2017. The RFI committee is currently evaluating the finalists. An announcement regarding the...

New Advisory Committee Members

January 17, 2017 by Brent Culberson, Tania Ibanez

In January, the MRFP Board invited four new members to join the Single Portal Advisory Committee: Christopher Daggett, Ben Getson, Robert Forrester, and Brent Culberson. __Christopher Daggett__ and __Ben Getson__ previously served as White House Presidential Innovation Fellows, working with the IRS to reegineer the business process of Form 990...

Launching the Single Portal Initiative

January 16, 2016 by Brent Culberson

Thank you for your interest in the Multistate Registration and Filing Portal (MRFP, Inc.). This website will be the online resource regarding the latest information about the project, including participating pilot states, advisory council members and the forthcoming Request for Information, as well as other updates about the project.

MRFP in National Council of Nonprofits Blog

February 11, 2016 by Brent Culberson

Recently, the National Council of Nonprofits featured an overview of the Single Portal filing project on its Blog and encouraged members to offer feedback. On the need for a single portal: *[S]tate laws are not uniform; they differ widely on what triggers registration and what information must be filed. The...

MRFP RFI in Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

February 29, 2016 by Brent Culberson

The announcement of the MRFP Request for Information was met with enthusiasm in a blog post on the Nonprofit Law Prof Blog: *If you’ve ever been involved in helping a charity comply with the various state solicitation registration requirements, then somewhere between swearing and tearing your hair out I’m sure...

UPDATE RFI Questions Posted with MRFP Inc. Responses

April 06, 2016 by Brent Culberson

On March 15, MRFP, Inc. hosted an open conference call to provide additional background information about the project and answer any questions from the public. Additionally, interested parties were permitted to submit questions about the RFI in writing until March 16. The responses to questions posed during the conference call...

Council on Foundations Comments on RFI

April 06, 2016 by Brent Culberson

Recently, the Council on Foundations submitted a letter in response to the RFI. A copy of the letter is available at [http://www.cof.org/news/council-comments-multistate-registration-filing-project](http://www.cof.org/news/council-comments-multistate-registration-filing-project). In the letter, the Council welcomed the development of the Single Portal Initiative, saying that *the Council believes a single online portal to accomplish the aforementioned requirements will...

MRFP, Inc. Receives Grant from Newman’s Own Foundation

April 07, 2016 by Brent Culberson

The __Multistate Registration Filing Portal, Inc.__ (MRFP, Inc.), a nonprofit corporation comprised of twelve state charity regulators, has received a $30,000 grant from __Newman’s Own Foundation__ toward initial funding for development, launch and testing of “The Single Portal Initiative.” MRFP’s Single Portal will be an online system that will allow...

MRFP, Inc. Receives $30,000 Grant Commitment from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

May 26, 2016 by Brent Culberson

The __Multistate Registration Filing Portal, Inc. (MRFP, Inc.)__, a nonprofit corporation comprised of twelve state charity regulators, has received a $30,000 grant commitment from the [Charles Stewart Mott Foundation](https://www.mott.org/) toward initial funding for development, launch and testing of “The Single Portal Initiative.” “As a funder of nonprofit sector infrastructure, what...

NASCO Annual Conference

August 30, 2016 by Brent Culberson

Registration is open for the National Association of State Charity Officers (NASCO) Annual meeting in Washington, D.C. on October 17, 2016. This year’s conference will be held at the Westin Washington, D.C. City Center and focus on “The Evolving World of State Charities Regulation.” To register for the conference, click...

New States Joining MRFP

October 21, 2016 by Brent Culberson, Tania Ibanez

MRFP is pleased to announce that two new states have joined as members. Mississippi and Georgia join California, Illinois, Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire, and Tennessee in the initial development of the Single Portal that will then be expanded to include all states that require registration....

Responses to Questions

On March 15, 2016, MRFP, Inc. hosted an open conference call to provide additional background information about the project and answer any questions from the public. Additionally, interested parties were permitted to submit questions about the RFI in writing until March 16, 2016.

 

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