Donation of product is not allowed. However, industry members may donate money or give branded advertising specialties directly to the charitable or non-profit organization. [Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control, Handbook for Supplier Permits, website accessed 10/1/2020.]

Donations by upper tier industry members appear to be prohibited by Section 123.44 of the Iowa Law which states in part as follows: “A manufacturer or broker shall not give away alcoholic liquor at any time in connection with the manufacturer’s or broker’s business except for testing or sampling purposes only…” Non-profit organizations may obtain a Charity Auction Permit or a Charity Event Permit and all product sold or served at such events must be obtained from a licensed retailer. [IA Law, Title IV, Chapter 123, Division V, Sections 123.173A, 123.173B.] Industry members are prohibited from giving or furnishing retail licensees with money, services, or other things of value (including equipment, fixtures and furnishings) in conjunction with a community, civic,[…]

Donations by upper tier industry members appear to be prohibited by Section 123.44 of the Iowa Law which states in part as follows: “A manufacturer or broker shall not give away alcoholic liquor at any time in connection with the manufacturer’s or broker’s business except for testing or sampling purposes only…” Non-profit organizations may obtain a Charity Auction Permit or a Charity Event Permit and all product sold or served at such events must be obtained from a licensed retailer. [IA Law, Title IV, Chapter 123, Division V, Sections 123.173A, 123.173B.] Industry members are prohibited from giving or furnishing retail licensees with money, services, or other things of value (including equipment, fixtures and furnishings) in conjunction with a community, civic,[…]

Wine, spirits and beer may be donated to a Charitable Auction, Charitable Alcoholic Beverage Event, or Special Event licensee. [OK Law, Title 37A, Chapter 2, Section 2-129(B).] Brewers, beer distributors, small brewer self-distributors and brewpub self-distributors are granted specific privileges in Subsections E and F of Section 3-123, including furnishing things of value to a temporary retailer, as defined in 27 C.F.R., Section 6.85: “a temporary retailer is a dealer who is not engaged in business as a retailer for more than four consecutive days per event, and for not more than five events in a calendar year.” [OK Law, Title 37A, Chapter 3, Section 3-123 E(6).]

15.7.1 Donations for Auction A certificate of approval holder, a manufacturer or supplier of spirits, or a wholesaler may donate a gift certificate to purchase its product or donate its product to a public broadcasting station, a municipal entity, or an incorporated civic organization or a similarly purposed national organization designated by the United States Internal Revenue Service under the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986, Section 501(c)(3) for the purpose of an auction or to offer as a prize, gift or award in support of the purposes of the organization. Spirits donated must be listed by the Commission for sale in the state, clearly labeled as a donation, and purchased from the state’s wholesale liquor provider at the[…]

Product donations may be made in the following cases: 15.7.1 Donations for Auction A certificate of approval holder, a manufacturer or supplier of spirits, or a wholesaler may donate a gift certificate to purchase its product or donate its product to a public broadcasting station, a municipal entity, or an incorporated civic organization or a similarly purposed national organization designated by the United States Internal Revenue Service under the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986, Section 501(c)(3) for the purpose of an auction or to offer as a prize, gift or award in support of the purposes of the organization. Spirits donated must be listed by the Commission for sale in the state, clearly labeled as a donation, and[…]

Manufacturers or any person who has legally acquired the wine or spirits and legally possesses it in the Commonwealth may donate products to charitable and/or non-profit organizations holding a wine and spirits auction permit. If the donated wine or spirits is from a location outside of the Commonwealth, the wine or spirits may be imported as a gift and subject to the procedures and fees imposed by the Liquor Control Board. Contact the Board directly for procedures to be followed. [PA Law, Title 47, Article IV, Section 4-408.12(g).]

15.7.1 General Guidelines Wine, beer, and distilled spirits may be donated or sold to a bona fide non-profit charitable, fraternal, trade, service or similar organization as defined below and under the conditions noted. Under subdivision (a) of the law, the supplier licensees that may give or sell at prices other than those contained in schedules filed with the Department and the products they may provide are: winegrower, a beer and wine wholesaler that also holds an off-sale beer and wine retail license and only sells wine, or the holder of a limited off-sale retail wine license from giving or selling wine, a beer manufacturer from giving or selling beer, a craft distiller, a distilled spirits manufacturer, rectifier, or a distilled[…]

A supplier or wholesaler may furnish product, advertising, sponsorship, services, or other things of value at a special event at which alcoholic beverages are sold under the following guidelines: A special event license has been issued for the event. Nothing may be given to the entity holding the event until there is confirmation that a special event license has been issued. The license is issued to a charitable, civic, religious, or fraternal organization and not to a political committee or organization. The supplier or wholesaler is responsible for ensuring that nothing of value is given to the retail licensee or its employees during or after the event or is left on the licensed premises after the event, except that certain[…]

Financial or in-kind assistance by a manufacturer or wholesaler to specified charitable or non-profit organizations are permitted. [CO Law, Title 44, Article 3, Section 44-3-308(1)(b).] In addition, suppliers are permitted to provide either services or monetary support to any organization that has a special event permit issued under Title 44, Article 5, Section 44-5-102(1) of Colorado law, which may be issued to an organization, whether or not presently licensed, that: Has been incorporated under the laws of this state for purposes of a social, fraternal, patriotic, political, educational, or athletic nature, and not for pecuniary gain; Is a regularly chartered branch, lodge, or chapter of a national organization or society organized for the purposes specified in subsection (1) above and[…]