Welcome to the Combined Federal Campaign CFC 101. Workshop Objectives. To provide an overview of the campaign the process and regulations To explain the essential players and components of the campaign To discuss the interaction of federations and agencies
Sets Policy & Procedures
Conducts Local Campaign
Leadership of LFCC
Manages Local Campaign
Publishes CFC Regulations
Provides Direction and Guidance
Develops & Publishes National / International List
Establishes Rules on Local Applications
Conducts Local Agency Eligibility
Provides Oversight of PCFO
Approves Campaign Material
Conducts Compliance Audit
Leadership Element of LFCC
Members from Federal Community
(Federal Civilians, Military & Postal)
Final Campaign Decisions
Liaison to Federal Agency Heads
Manages All Aspects of Campaign
Develops Campaign Materials
Serves as Fiscal Agent
Collects – Processes – Distributes Pledges
Trains Loaned Executives & Campaign Personnel
2014 Eligibility Period: 12/2/13 to January 15, 2014
The Director shall annually determine which organizations among those that apply qualify to be part of the national List and then provide the national list of qualified organizations to all local campaigns.
The national list shall be reproduced in all local brochures in accordance with regulations. The list will include each organization’s national list number code. These number codes must be faithfully reproduced in the local brochures.
The national list is provided to local CFC’s the end of June
audit and 990 must cover the same period
Within 15 business days after the closing date
of the application period, the LFCC must
communicate eligibility decisions.
Send denials certified or registered mail with a return receipt.
If appeal denied by LFCC, the applicant may appeal to the Director, which must:
Have you made decisions on:
Development of Materials
You may spread your gift up to 5 agencies. Each agency has a unique 5 digit code. Please specify dollar amount. If you choose not to designate, please leave the boxes blank.
Please check or insert your name address, phone and social security number, etc.
There are separate boxes for civilian and military donors. Complete the one that is applicable to you.
Please check on the pledge card if you qualify for the Bronze, Silver or Gold Level. Please remember to turn this form into your Canvasser.
For payroll deductions only, please sign and date.
To release your name to designated agency(ies) please mark the appropriate box (make sure that all home information is included) or if you wish to remain anonymous please check the appropriate box.
PLEASE NOTE: For cash or check giving, write the dollar amount of your total gift. Make checks payable to the “Combined Federal Campaign.” The minimum donation to designate is $5.00.
Establish a team
Get ideas at the conference for themes
Use other CFC Designs
Use the talents of the Federal Employees
Purpose of Agency Calls
Meet with each assigned Agency Head and again, if appropriate, with the Campaign Coordinator of each agency to:
Are all materials & recognition items ordered?
All local agency profiles complete?
IPA & Compliance Audit due to LFCC by August 3.
On-going planning of special events
Communication to employee base
Pre-deliver campaign materials
Contact media sources
Release of contributor names.
(a) The pledge card must allow an employee to indicate if the employee does not wish his or her name and home address forwarded to the charitable organization or organizations designated.
(b) The pledge card will direct an employee to provide his or her complete home address on the pledge card should he or she wish his or her name and home address released to organizations receiving their donations.
(c) It is the responsibility of the PCFO to forward the names and addresses of employees who have indicated that they wish their names be forwarded, to the recipient organization directly, if the organization is unaffiliated, and to the organization's federation if the organization is a member of a federation. The PCFO may not make any other use of these employees' names and addresses
The PCFO shall notify the federated groups, national agencies, and local agencies as soon as practicable after the completion of the campaign, but in no case later than March 16, of the amounts, if any, designated to them and their member agencies and of the amounts of the undesignated funds, if any, allocated to them.
Campaigns must distribute all CFC receipts beginning April 1, and monthly or quarterly thereafter minus only the approved proportionate share for administrative cost reimbursement and the PCFO fee. It shall remit the contributions to each organization or to the federated group, of which the organization is a member.
The PCFO may make one-time disbursements to organizations receiving minimal donations from Federal employees. The LFCC must determine and authorize the amount of these one-time disbursements.