Comic Relief Inc. 2016 Annual Report

You can download Comic Relief Inc’s 2016 Annual Report here.

Red Nose Day Hashtag Campaign Rules and Procedures can be found here

Financial information

Tax exempt status

Comic Relief, Inc. is exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations to Comic Relief, Inc. are tax deductible to the extent provided by U.S. law.

Comic Relief, Inc. retains full discretion and control over all donations received by it.

Gift matching programs

If your workplace matches your contributions, the following may be useful for your company giving program:

Name: Comic Relief, Inc.
Business address: Comic Relief, Inc., 488 Madison Avenue, 10th Floor, New York, New York 10022
Tax # (EIN): 01-0885377

Please email us at if you have any queries.

Financial Information

Comic Relief, Inc. (“CRInc”) is a Delaware non-profit non-stock corporation.

On occasion, America Gives Back (‘AGB’, now known as Comic Relief Inc and formerly known as Charity Projects Entertainment Fund) acted as a fiscal sponsor for organizations whose activities are in line with its vision and mission, including:
Flying Start Fund
Red Nose Day Fund

The key issues funded are health and education and the protection of children and young people at risk in the U.S. and the poorest countries in the world.

View Comic Relief Inc’s 2015 990 here.
View Comic Relief Inc’s 2016 990 here.
View Comic Relief Inc’s 2017 990 here.
View Comic Relief Inc’s Financial Statement here.

U.S. State Information
Under various state solicitation regulations, we are required to inform residents of the following U.S. states that they may also contact their state’s charities registration or licensing office for further information.

Colorado – Colorado residents may obtain copies of registration and financial documents from the office of the Secretary of State, 303.894.2680, http://www.sos.state.co.us, regarding Registration Number 20073003091.

Florida – FL REGISTRATION number CH 22640, a copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the division of consumer services by calling toll-free, within the state 1-800-help-fla. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the state.

Georgia – A copy of the current financial statement of Comic Relief, Inc. is available upon request.

Maryland – A copy of the current financial statement of Comic Relief, Inc. is available upon request.  For the cost of copies and postage, documents and information submitted under the Maryland Solicitations Act are available from the Maryland Secretary of State, 16 Francis Street, Annapolis MD 21061 (410) 974-5521.

Michigan – MICS 37060

Minnesota – Comic Relief, Inc. is located in New York, NY.  All contributions to Comic Relief, Inc. are tax deductible to the extent provided by US law.

Mississippi – The official registration and financial information of Comic Relief, Inc. may be obtained from the Mississippi Secretary of State’s office by calling 1-888-236-6167. Registration by the Secretary of State does not imply endorsement by the Secretary of State.

New Jersey – Information filed with the attorney general concerning this charitable solicitation and the percentage of contributions received by the charity during the last reporting period that were dedicated to the charitable purpose may be obtained from the attorney general of the state of New Jersey by calling 973-504-6215 and is available on the internet at http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/ocp.htm#charity. Registration with the attorney general does not imply endorsement.

New York – Upon request, a copy of the latest annual report can be obtained from the organization or from the Office of the Attorney General by writing the Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271.  Comic Relief, Inc. makes contributions to other organizations, and a list of all organizations that have received contributions during the past twelve months may be obtained from Comic Relief, Inc.

North Carolina – Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 1-888-830-4989. The license is not an endorsement by the State.

Pennsylvania – The official registration and financial information of Comic Relief, Inc. may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free within Pennsylvania 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.

Virginia – Financial statements for the last fiscal year are available from the State Office of Consumer Affairs, P.O. Box 1163, Richmond, VA 23218.

Washington  – The registration required by the charitable solicitation act is on file with the Office of the Secretary of State. Financial and other additional information can be obtained from the Office of the Secretary of State by calling 800-332-4483 or visiting www.sos.wa.gov/charities.

West Virginia – West Virginia residents may obtain a summary of the registration and financial documents from the Secretary of State, Capitol, Charleston, WV 25305. Inquiries can be made to the administrator at Comic Relief, Inc.

Last Modified: November 2017