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SC Secretary of State invites nominations for 2019 Angels

on Tuesday, 17 September 2019. Posted in News, Local News

South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond announced that his office will accept nominations of charitable organizations for this year’s Angel awards.

Every year, the Secretary of State honors several charitable organizations as “Angels.” Specifically, the Secretary of State considers organizations which use at least 80 percent of their contributions for charitable services, have been in existence for three years or more, make good use of volunteer assistance, and do not rely heavily on government grants or grants from other organizations.

Letters of nomination for the 2019 Angels may be sent to the Secretary of State’s Office, Division of Public Charities, 1205 Pendleton Street, Suite 525, Columbia, SC 29201. Nominations may be also sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Letters of nomination should include the name of the charitable organization, the organization’s location and/or contact information, and the reasons why the organization should be honored as an Angel. The Secretary of State’s Office will accept nominations through October 7.

For additional information on South Carolina law affecting charitable organizations and professional fundraisers, and to view information on charitable organizations registered to solicit in the State of South Carolina, please visit the Secretary of State’s website at https:// sos.sc.gov/online-filings/charities-pfrs-and-raffles/charities.