U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is modernizing all aspects of the Combined Federal Campaign’s (CFC) operations. The application process
for charities has been standardized nationally. The deadline for charities/federations to apply to participate in this year's campaign has been extended until Friday, March 17, 2017, 9:00 p.m. (Eastern). This extension was announced by OPM on Tuesday afternoon, February 28, 2017.
Applications must be submitted electronically; paper applications are no longer accepted.
Please familiarize yourself with this information...
Templates provide outline of all information needed to be entered into the online system
- Independent organizations; federation members
- Family Support and Youth Activities (FSYA)
Note: FSYA application is used only by programs located on a military installation or in a Federal building
Full applications will be required every three years, based on each approved organization’s unique five-digit CFC code. Subsequent information will be required annually.
Roster of application years and CFC zones
Note: Tentative new name for Miami Valley CFC will be Ohio CFC Zone, identified in Zone column as Z028.
Charities/federations pay fees which will offset the cost of running the campaign and, in due course, increasing transparency and predictability.
Contact OPM directly with all questions…
If your organization does not participate with CFC and would like to learn more about the application process, contact OPM for pertinent information.
Any non-profit organization with current 501(c)(3) status from the IRS and having a service office in Champaign, Clark, Clinton, Darke, Fayette, Greene, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, Shelby or Warren counties in Ohio may apply to participate with Miami Valley CFC. There is no fee to apply however non-profit organizations must meet criteria established by Office of Personnel Management (OPM). To view the federal regulations outlining local eligibility requirements, click here.
Thousands of local, national and international non-profit organizations are approved to participate with CFC each year. Federal employees choose the approved non-profit organizations to which they want to contribute. There is no guarantee that non-profit organizations participating with any CFC will receive donations.