The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is one of the most successful workplace fundraising campaigns in the world. The goal of the CFC is to promote and support philanthropy among all federal employees and retirees through payroll deduction. RMHC Dayton’s designation number is 17769.
President John F. Kenney formalized the CFC when he signed Executive Order 10927 in 1961. Since its inception, the CFC has raised more than $8.5 billion for charities, including RMHC Dayton. This year the CFC is celebrating 60 years.
In 2020, the federal community pledged nearly $83.6 million in monetary gifts and volunteer time for local, national, and international charities.
- Monetary pledges in 2020 totaled nearly $81.6 million. The average gift in 2020 was more than $750. The total dollar giving increased for the first time since 2009.
- Federal employees pledged more than 86,700 volunteer hours, which are valued at more than $2 million.
- Federal and military retirees contributed nearly $2.5 million in 2020, about 44% more than they gave the prior year.
- This is in addition to the extra $2.5 million federal employees pledged as a part of the Special Solicitation for COVID-19 from April through June 2020, and the additional $520,000 pledged as a part of the Winter Storm Special Solicitation in February 2021.
Celebrate 60 years of giving by continuing the legacy of the CFC – consider pledging a $60 recurring gift for RMHC Dayton through payroll deduction with designation number 17769 or by donating at GiveCFC.org today.