CFC Application Training. Northern New England Combined Federal Campaign 2014 Local Charity Independent and Federal Member Applications. Contents. Introduction CFC Information Application Information Applications Appeals Process Questions Conclusion. CFC Information.
CFC Application Training
Northern New England
Combined Federal Campaign
2014 Local Charity Independent and Federal Member Applications
Mission:To promote and support philanthropy through a program that is employee-focused, cost-efficient, and effective in providing all Federal employees the opportunity to improve the quality of life for all.
Sets Policy & Procedures
Conducts Local Campaign (Leadership)
Coordinating Committee (LFCC)
Local Federations & Local Independents
Partners in Local Campaign
April 1st, 2014 5 p.m. EST
April 6 – LFCC will notify local charities of decisions
June 4 – LFCC will complete the appeal review
July 31 – OPM will complete the appeal review
Sept 1 – Dec 15th – Campaign runs
March/April 2014 – charities are notified
of designations and disbursement of fund begins April 1
telephone number, if different than the
organization’s telephone number.
* This will be used as the point of contact for all 2014 correspondence. Please insure that the information remains valid independent of possible
Option #1: Substantial Local Presence
Option #2: Adjacent Local Campaign
campaigns bordering the adjacent
Option #3: Substantial Statewide Presence
PLEASE USE THE ATTACHMENT A FORM PROVIDED WITH YOUR APPLICATION!
Factors OPM/LFCC will consider:
Applicants should avoid:
Applicants should avoid (Cont.):
Examples of Qualifying Attachment A:
Portsmouth, November 1-3, 2012 ABC Charity conducted a national conference on cancer research and treatment in Portsmouth. ABC Charity staff made presentations on new research, provided advocacy training to attendees, and facilitated a discussion between policymakers and medical researchers. 120 healthcare industry professionals attended the three-day conference
Examples of Non-Qualifying Attachment A:
Portsmouth, NHDecember 2012 Charity Central held a Family Day attended by local physicians.
Applicants must choose one of the following Options:
Option 1: Not Part of a Group Exemption
Option 2: Part of a Group Exemption
affiliate operating under a national corporation’s tax ID.
Option 3: Bona-fide Chapter or Affiliate
Certification #4For Local Independent Organizations/Members of Federations
Applicants must choose one of the following threerevenue options:
Option 1: Revenues more than $250,000
Option 2: Revenues between $100,000 & $250,000
Option 3: Revenues less than $100,000
Applicants must choose one of the following 2 options:
Option 1: Organization submits IRS Form 990
Option 2: Organization does not submit IRS FORM 990
to this certification occur at any time, the
organization will notify OPM/CFC Operations
PLEASE USE THE ATTACHMENT E FORM PROVIDED WITH YOUR APPLICATION!
Example of 25 Word Description:
0000DBA Name of Organization (legal name of Organization, if applicable) Phone number Web address EIN #123456789 The description will contain no more than 25 words. It should be worded so that the donor understands the program services provided. (A/B/O) 4.2%
OPTIONAL: Each organization can self-identify up to three categories, in priority order, which most closely identifies the type of mission, services, and activities provided. The corresponding letters will be printed in your organization’s listing in the CFC brochure (see example below) to assist donors in selecting a charity. Categories are derived from the National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE) classification system developed by the National Center for Charitable Statistics.
To Local Federal Coordinating Committee:
original applications missing or outdated materials.
Appeals Process (cont.)
To the Office of Personnel and Management:
LFCC denying the appeal.
original applications that had missing or outdated materials.
Appeals Process (cont.)
an LFCC but may not be used to determine eligibility.
For further questions and assistance
contact the Northern New England