New Mexico Fundraising Consultant and Solicitor State Registration Definitions

Every state names and defines fund raising professionals differently. For instance, Fundraising Consultant is similar to Fund-raising counsel but there may be different definitions. A Fundraiser is often the same as a Professional Solicitor, but not always.

New Mexico
"professional fundraiser" means a person that solicits or employs or directs others to solicit contributions from the public on behalf of a charitable organization in exchange for compensation and has custody or control of the contributions; provided that "professional fundraiser" does not include a director, officer, bona fide employee or salaried officer, volunteer, attorney, accountant or investment counselor of a charitable organization;
F. "professional fundraising counsel" means a person that provides services or employs or directs others to provide services for compensation to a charitable organization in the solicitation of contributions, including managing or preparing materials to be used in conjunction with any solicitation; provided that the person does not:
(1) directly solicit contributions; or
(2) receive, have access to or control any contribution received in response to the solicitation; provided further that "professional fundraising counsel does not include a director, officer, bona fide employee or salaried officer, volunteer, attorney, accountant or investment counselor of a charitable organization;