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New Hampshire

Degree of Regulation

Issuance of charitable gift annuities is regulated under Chapter 403-E of New Hampshire Revised Statutes Annotated.

In order to issue gift annuities in the state, a charity must meet the following regulatory requirements:

  • have been in continuous operation for at least three years (or be the successor or affiliate of an organization in operation for that period of time)
  • have at least $300,000 in unrestricted cash, cash equivalents or publicly traded securities, not counting the assets transferred for the annuity gift
  • provide notice to the New Hampshire Department of Justice
  • maintain gift annuity reserves, invested in accordance with the prudent investor standard
  • submit an annual filing to the state
  • be registered as a charitable organization with the New Hampshire Department of Justice (unless exempt from such registration)
  • offer annuity rates that do not exceed the rates suggested by the ACGA at the time the annuity is issued

Links to State Regulations Pages

Department of Justice Contact

Audrey Blodgett
New Hampshire Department of Justice
Charitable Trusts Unit
33 Capitol Street
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-3591

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