Raffles and 501(c)(3) Organizations

If you have ever been involved with a non-profit (501(c)(3)) organization, then you are well-aware that raffles or lotteries are a common fundraising method. However, until 2004, it was illegal in Oklahoma for non-profits to use raffles or lotteries to raise funds for the organization. Thankfully, several legislators recognized the fact that raffles were one…