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States try to crack down

This nationwide database, the first of its kind to bring disciplinary records together in one place, includes 8,237 regulatory actions taken by states against all kinds of charities and solicitors. The charities on our list of AMERICA'S WORST appear 94 times in the database.

Most of the actions in this database involve charities that are not among the worst in America. Many of the actions are related to registration issues, including late registrations.

You can sort results by column, and you can click on an organization to explore the details of the actions taken.

Organization Organization type States filing disciplinary action Total disciplinary actions Total fines
AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE UNION INC CHARITY UT, PA 6 $0
FREE WHEELCHAIR MISSION CHARITY UT, FL, CO, MS 6 $954
TELEFUND INC FR OH, KY, FL 6 $21,000
ALLIANCE FOR CHARITABLE AND RESPONSIBILITY AWARENESS CHARITY UT 6 $0
PROLITERACY WORLDWIDE INC CHARITY UT, FL, CO, SC 6 $500
BALANCE INC CHARITY FL 6 $2,500
YOUR VOICE MEDIA INC FR FL 6 $3,500
COMMEMORATIVE AIRFORCE CHARITY UT 5 $0
ONE FAMILY FUND CHARITY UT, FL, NC, MS 5 $3,315
CHILDREN'S WISH FOUNDATION INTERNATIONAL INC CHARITY CT, ME, PA, GA 5 $66,500
ASSOCIATION FOR FIREFIGHTERS AND PARAMEDICS INC CHARITY UT, ME, FL, PA, CA 5 $100,800
HERITAGE FOR THE BLIND INC CHARITY NY, UT, FL, MS 5 $8,300
CHILDHELP INC CHARITY PA, MS 5 $7,833
AMERICAN DEPUTY SHERIFF'S ASSOCIATION (ADSA) CHARITY OH, IA, PA, GA, MS 5 $12,000
LUNG CANCER ALLIANCE CHARITY UT, FL, MS 5 $800
DEBORAH HOSPITAL FOUNDATION CHARITY FL, NC, CO 5 $3,600
UNITED STATES NAVY VETERANS ASSOCIATION CHARITY OH, NM, FL, CO, NC 5 $0
VIETNAM VETERANS LEGACY FOUNDATION INC CHARITY NH, CO, MS, SC 5 $50,000
BEE LC FR MA, OH, FL 5 $7,000
MUSICARES FOUNDATION INC CHARITY CO, MS 5 $9,300
THE ARMED FORCES FOUNDATION CHARITY UT, FL, NC 5 $9,500
UNITED MITOCHONDRIAL DISEASE FOUNDATION INC CHARITY UT, MS 5 $462
WORLD LUNG FOUNDATION INC CHARITY UT, CO 5 $0
GOSPEL IDEALS INTERNATIONAL CHARITY UT 5 $0
FEDERATION FOR AMERICAN IMMIGRATION REFORM CHARITY UT, FL, MS 5 $2,332

Database and web production: Chase Davis, Connie Humburg, Michael Corey and William Higgins