Oregon 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.

Oregon
(4) Commercial fund raising firm means any sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation or any other legal entity, organized for profit or formed as a nonprofit mutual benefit corporation, who, for compensation or other consideration regularly conducts commercial fund raising solicitations.
(5) Professional fund raising firm means any sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation or any other legal entity, organized for profit or as a nonprofit mutual benefit corporation, who, for compensation or other consideration, manages or conducts the solicitation of funds, not including commercial fund raising solicitations, on behalf of any nonprofit organization.