Welcome to. Key Worker Training 2011. Southern MS Combined Federal Campaign. www.southernmsacfc.org. THANKS FOR BEING PART OF A GREAT TEAM. The individual who is prepared has the battle half fought!!. Adapted from: How Successful People Think by John Maxwell. Facts about your CFC….
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Southern MS Combined Federal Campaign
THANKS FOR BEING PART OF A GREAT TEAM
How Successful People Thinkby John Maxwell
(Southern MS CFC in Blue)
Andrew M. Mueller, Brigadier General , USAF
Commander, 81st Training Wing
“50 YEARS OF CARING…A Community of Stars Providing a Brighter Tomorrow"
[2010 comparison: $720,355 pledged]
People give to people…asking DOES matter!
Our CFC Volunteers Must Be Brave, Bold
Step 1 - Know the facts about the CFC:Take good notes today, be familiar with the introductory pages of the Charity List; Visit www.SouthernMScfc.org
Step 2 - Make your own gift:Lead by example
Step 3 - Get the word out: Tell everyone about CFC
Step 4 - Make the Ask!Consider Small Group presentations; Emphasize the importance of payroll deduction; Clearly ask for the gift; Be silent after you ask…let the contributor decide
Step 5 - Be available:If needed, help donors fill out the pledge form;Give donorsCopy #3for their records/Say thank you!!
Instructions for completing Pledge Form
Civilian or Military
Social Security Number OR EIN (some agencies use an EIN)
Work Phone – important in case of problems.
Payroll Deduction – Military/Civilian – two different pay intervals.Allotment Source: for Military, add Branch of Service.
“Amount” is per pay period.“Total Gift” is “amount” x 12 or 26. The total gift allocated among designated organization MUST equal total gift.
Check – Provide check number.
Information Release - Authorization to release name to designated charities. This section completed ONLY if employee wants acknowledgement of gift by charity and by campaign.
Employee signature – required ONLY for payroll deduction.
Don’t forget the thank-you gift!
Do a Campaign Plan – get help from co-workers
Know your assigned goal
Set a “stretch” goal:
“A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships were built for” – Grace Hopper
Increasing “participation rate” over last year (25%)
Increasing percent of payroll deduction contributors over last year
Do something different, fun and outside the box…Do a“FUNdraiser”
Doesn’t replace campaign…augments it
You do not want folks giving at a FUNdraiser thinking they are doing their normal gift
Keep your boss in the loop!!Coordinate your plan with your organization’s head or representative…bosses are supportive but don’t like surprises!!
FUNdraisershelp generate additional contributions:
Be Creative!! Borrow from others!!
www.CFCTODAY.orghas great ideas…e.g., Bowl-a-thons, participation contests, paper airplane contests, jails, fun-runs, slam-dunk contests; Food…as a fundraising idea…it’s the easiest item to solicit and the quickest to sell (note: Must state that donations go to UNDESIGNATED FUND !!
Ice Cream Socials (charge per scoop)
Proceeds to CFC!!
On behalf of all the people and worthy causes who will receive the help they need because of you...
“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give”
CFC Nexus Demonstration