Eligibility for Application
Nonprofit organizations in existence for more than 2 years may apply to the town clerk to conduct a raffle or a bazaar that are either:
Church or religious organizations
Civic or service club organizations
Club or organization operated exclusively for pleasure, recreation and other nonprofit purposes, where no part of the net earnings inures to the benefit of any member or shareholder
Educational or charitable organizations
Fraternal or fraternal benefit societies
Veterans' organizations chartered by Congress
About Raffles & Bazaars
The fee to file an application to conduct a raffle or a bazaar is $50.
A raffle is an arrangement for raising money by the sale of tickets, certain among which, as determined by chance after the sale, entitle the holder to prizes.
A bazaar is a place maintained by the sponsoring organization for disposal by means of chance of one or both of the following prizes: (1) merchandise of any value, or (2) cash awards, not to exceed $25 each.