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Combined Federal Campaign Calendar of Events

 

2013-2014

DateEvent
September 1 - December 15, 2013 2013 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) official solicitation period. --  5 CFR §950.102(a)
September 16, 2013 Deadline for Local Federal Coordinating Committees (LFCC) to send paper copies of the 2013 CFC Audit Guide reports and supporting documentation to OPM.  (Campaigns sending the documents electronically have a deadline of September 30, 2013.)
September 30, 2013 Deadline for Local Federal Coordinating Committees (LFCC) to send electronic copies of the 2013 CFC Audit Guide reports and supporting documentation to OPM.  (Campaigns sending paper documents have a deadline of September 15, 2013.)
October 31, 2013 Deadline for Disbursement of Third-Quarter Disbursements to 2012 CFC Designated Charities
November 15, 2013 2014 CFC National/International Charity Application Training 10AM – Noon  U.S. Office of Personnel Management Contact cfc@opm.gov to RSVP.
November 21, 2013 2014 CFC National/International Charity Application Webcast 2PM (EST) Contact cfc@opm.gov to RSVP.
November 29, 2013 2013 Principal Combined Fund Organization (PCFO) financial information for payroll disbursements due to the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM).  (A form will be sent to PCFOs via email.)
December 2, 2013 OPM will begin to accept 2014 National/International applications
December 13, 2013 OPM transmits PCFO financial information to Federal payroll offices for disbursements to be made during the 2014 pay year.
December 13, 2013 Recommended deadline for LFCC decisions on 2014 campaign mergers and expansions.
December 13, 2013 Recommended deadline for LFCCs to advertise for 2014 PCFO applications via Public Notice.  The application period must be open a minimum 21 calendar days, but it is recommended that it remain open for 30 calendar days.  --  5 CFR §950.104(c)
January  15, 2014 Closing date for 2014 National/International Independent Organization and Federation CFC applications (Must be received in CFC Office no later than 5:00pm EST.  Late applications will not be considered.)
January 21, 2014 Recommended deadline for 2014 PCFO Applications to the LFCC.
February  7, 2014 Deadline for LFCCs to select a PCFO – 5 CFR §950.801(a)(3)
February 11-13, 2014 National CFC Training for LFCCs and PCFOs (Atlanta, GA)
February 28, 2014 Recommended opening date for 2014 local applications.  (Recommended date only - LFCCs may determine a different opening date, provided the closing date is on or before April 1, 2014.)
March 14, 2014 Deadline for PCFOs to notify 2013 CFC-participating charities and federations of the total designations, share of undesignated amounts, and the names and contact information for donors who authorized the release of their information. – 5 CFR §950.901(i)(1)
March 17, 2014 Deadline for campaigns to submit OPM Form 1417 (2012 campaign results) to OPM.
March 18, 2014 CFC Charity Registry is available for local campaign data entry.
March 31,  2014 Deadline for PCFOs to make final disbursement of 2012 campaign funds.
April 1, 2014 Deadline for all campaigns to begin disbursement of 2013 campaign funds. – 5 CFR §950.901(i)(2)
April 1, 2014 Deadline for 2014 Local application period.  Campaigns may set an earlier application deadline.  Local organizations should contact their local CFC office for more information. 
April 30, 2014 Deadline for LFCC to notify local organizations of eligibility decisions in writing. --  5 CFR §950.204(e)
May 14, 2014 LFCCs begin receiving appeals within seven (7) business days of the date of receipt of the initial LFCC decision or fourteen (14) calendar days from the date the decision was mailed, whichever is earlier.
June 3, 2014 Deadline for submission of E-Giving/Technology Report to OPM.
June 4, 2014 Deadline for decisions by LFCC on all local organization appeals.
June 30, 2014 Target for completion of 2014 National/International List of Participating Agencies (sent to campaigns via email)
July 31, 2014 Deadline for Disbursement of Second-Quarter Disbursements to 2013 CFC Designated Charities
July 31, 2014 Target date for OPM to complete Local appeals.
August 1, 2014 2014 CFC Audit Guide reports and supporting documentation must be submitted to the LFCC.
August 29, 2014 Closing date of the 2014 CFC Charity Registry
September 1 – December 15, 2014 2014 Combined Federal Campaign Official Solicitation Period. -- 5 CFR §950.102(a)
September 15, 2014 Deadline for Local Federal Coordinating Committees (LFCC) to send paper copies of the 2014 CFC Audit Guide reports and supporting documentation to OPM.  (Campaigns sending the documents electronically have a deadline of September 30, 2014.)
September 30, 2014 Deadline for Local Federal Coordinating Committees (LFCC) to send electronic copies of the 2014 CFC Audit Guide reports and supporting documentation to OPM.  (Campaigns sending paper documents have a deadline of September 15, 2014.)
October 31, 2014 Deadline for Disbursement of Third-Quarter Disbursements to 2013 CFC Designated Charities
December 1, 2014 OPM will begin to accept 2015 National/International Applications

2012/2013 Calendar of Events

DateEvent
September 1 - December 15, 2012 2012 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) official solicitation period. -- 5 CFR §950.102(a)
September 15, 2012 Deadline for Local Federal Coordinating Committees (LFCC) to send copies of the 2012 CFC Audit Guide reports and supporting documentation to OPM.
November 16, 2012 2013 CFC National/International Charity Application Training 10AM - Noon U.S. Office of Personnel Management Contact cfc@opm.gov) to RSVP.
November 19, 2012 2013 CFC National/International Charity Application Webcast 2PM (EST) Contact cfc@opm.gov) to RSVP.
November 30, 2012 2012 Principal Combined Fund Organization (PCFO) financial information for payroll disbursements due to the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM). (A form will be sent to PCFOs via email.)
December 3, 2012 OPM will begin to accept 2013 National/International applications
December 14, 2012 OPM transmits PCFO financial information to Federal payroll offices for disbursements to be made during the 2013 pay year.
December 14, 2012 Recommended deadline for LFCC decisions on 2013 campaign mergers and expansions.
December 14, 2012 Recommended deadline for LFCCs to advertise for 2013 PCFO applications via Public Notice. The application period must be open a minimum 21 calendar days, but it is recommended that it remain open for 30 calendar days. -- 5 CFR §950.104(c)
January 15, 2013 Closing date for 2013 National/International Independent Organization and Federation CFC applications (Must be received in CFC Office no later than 5:00pm EST. Late applications will not be considered.)
January 21, 2013 Recommended deadline for 2013 PCFO Applications to the LFCC.
February 8, 2013 Deadline for LFCCs to select a PCFO - 5 CFR §950.801(a)(3)
February 26 - 28, 2013 National CFC Training for LFCCs and PCFOs (Atlanta, GA)
February 28, 2013 Recommended opening date for 2013 local applications. (Recommended date only - LFCCs may determine a different opening date, provided the closing date is on or before April 1, 2013.)
March 15, 2013 Deadline for PCFOs to notify 2012 CFC-participating charities and federations of the total designations, share of undesignated amounts, and the names and contact information for donors who authorized the release of their information. - 5 CFR §950.901(i)(1)
March 18, 2013 Deadline for campaigns to submit OPM Form 1417 (2012 campaign results) to OPM.
March 18, 2013 CFC Charity Registry is available for local campaign data entry.
March 29, 2013 Deadline for PCFOs to make final disbursement of 2011 campaign funds.
April 1, 2013 Deadline for all campaigns to begin disbursement of 2012 campaign funds. - 5 CFR §950.901(i)(2)
April 1, 2013 Deadline for 2012 Local application period. Campaigns may set an earlier application deadline. Local organizations should contact their local CFC office for more information.
April 30, 2013 Deadline for LFCC to notify local organizations of eligibility decisions in writing. -- 5 CFR §950.204(e)
May 14, 2013 LFCCs begin receiving appeals within seven (7) business days of the date of receipt of the initial LFCC decision or fourteen (14) calendar days from the date the decision was mailed, whichever is earlier.
June 3, 2013 Deadline for submission of E-Technology Report to OPM.
June 4, 2013 Deadline for decisions by LFCC on all local organization appeals.
July 1, 2013 Deadline for completion of 2013 National/International List of Participating Agencies (sent to campaigns via email)
July 31, 2013 Deadline for Disbursement of Second-Quarter Disbursements to 2012 CFC Designated Charities
July 31, 2013 Target date for OPM to complete Local appeals.
August 1, 2013 2013 CFC Audit Guide reports and supporting documentation must be submitted to the LFCC.
August 30, 2013 Closing date of the 2013 CFC Charity Registry
September 1 - December 15, 2013 2013 Combined Federal Campaign Official Solicitation Period. -- 5 CFR §950.102(a)
September 16, 2013 Deadline for LFCCs to send copies of the 2013 CFC Audit Guide and required supporting documentation to OPM.
October 31, 2013 Deadline for Disbursement of Third-Quarter Disbursements to 2012 CFC Designated Charities
December 2, 2013 OPM will begin to accept 2014 National/International Applications

2011/2012 Calendar of Events

DateEvent
September 1 - December 15, 2011 2011 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) official solicitation period. -- 5 CFR §950.102(a)
September 15, 2011 Deadline for Local Federal Coordinating Committees (LFCC) to send copies of the 2010 CFC Audit Guide reports and supporting documentation to OPM.
November 18, 2011 2012 CFC National/International Charity Application Training 10AM - Noon U.S. Office of Personnel Management Contact cfc@opm.gov) to RSVP.
December 1, 2011 2012 CFC National/International Charity Application Webcast 2PM (EST) Contact cfc@opm.gov) to RSVP.
December 1, 2011 2011 Principal Combined Fund Organization (PCFO) financial information for payroll disbursements due to the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM). (A form will be sent to PCFOs via email.)

December 1, 2011
OPM will begin to accept 2012 National/International applications
December 15, 2011 OPM transmits PCFO financial information to Federal payroll offices for disbursements to be made during the 2012 pay year.
December 15, 2011 Recommended deadline for LFCC decisions on 2012 campaign mergers and expansions.
December 15, 2011 Recommended deadline for LFCCs to advertise for 2012 PCFO applications via Public Notice. The application period must be open a minimum 21 calendar days, but it is recommended that it remain open for 30 calendar days. -- 5 CFR §950.104(c)
January 17, 2012 Closing date for 2012 National/International Independent Organization and Federation CFC applications (Must be received in CFC Office no later than 5:00pm EST. Late applications will not be considered.)
January 23, 2012 Recommended deadline for 2012 PCFO Applications to the LFCC.
February 10, 2012 Deadline for LFCCs to select a PCFO - 5 CFR §950.801(a)(3)
February 27, 2012 Recommended opening date for 2012 local applications. (Recommended date only - LFCCs may determine an earlier application deadline.)
February 28 - March 2, 2012 2012 CFC Regional Workshop
San Antonio, TX
March 15, 2012 Deadline for PCFOs to notify 2011 CFC-participating charities and federations of the total designations, share of undesignated amounts, and the names and contact information for donors who authorized the release of their information. - 5 CFR §950.901(i)(1)
March 16, 2012 Deadline for campaigns to submit OPM Form 1417 (2011 campaign results) to OPM.
March 19, 2012 CFC Charity Registry is available for local campaign data entry.
March 31, 2012 Deadline for PCFOs to make final disbursement of 2010 campaign funds.
April 1, 2012 Deadline for all campaigns to begin disbursement of 2011 campaign funds. - 5 CFR §950.901(i)(2)
April 2, 2012 Deadline for 2012 Local application period. Campaigns may set an earlier application deadline. Local organizations should contact their local CFC office for more information.
April 30, 2012 Deadline for LFCC to notify local organizations of eligibility decisions in writing. -- 5 CFR §950.204(e)
May 14, 2012 LFCCs begin receiving appeals within seven (7) business days of the date of receipt of the initial LFCC decision or fourteen (14) calendar days from the date the decision was mailed, whichever is earlier.
June 1, 2012 Deadline for submission of E-Technology Report to OPM.
June 4, 2012 Deadline for decisions by LFCC on all local organization appeals.
June 29, 2012 Deadline for completion of 2012 National/International List of Participating Agencies (sent to campaigns via email)
July 31, 2012 Deadline for Disbursement of Second-Quarter Disbursements to 2011 CFC Designated Charities
July 31, 2012 Target date for OPM to complete Local appeals.
August 1, 2012 2012 CFC Audit Guide reports and supporting documentation must be submitted to the LFCC.
August 31, 2012 Closing date of the 2012 CFC Charity Registry
September 1 - December 15, 2012 2012 Combined Federal Campaign Official Solicitation Period. -- 5 CFR §950.102(a)
September 17, 2012 Deadline for LFCCs to send copies of the 2012 CFC Audit Guide and supporting documentation to OPM.
November 1, 2012 Deadline for Disbursement of Third-Quarter Disbursements to 2011 CFC Designated Charities
December 3, 2012 OPM will begin to accept 2013 National/International Applications

2010/2011 Calendar of Events

DateEvent
September 1 - December 15, 2010 2010 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) official solicitation period. -- 5 CFR §950.102(a)
September 15, 2010 Deadline for Local Federal Coordinating Committees (LFCC) to send copies of the 2010 CFC Audit Guide reports and supporting documentation to OPM.
November 5, 2010 2011 CFC National/International Application Training 10AM - Noon Office of Personnel Management, Washington DC(Contact CFC Operations to RSVP - cfc@opm.gov)
December 1, 2010 2010 Principal Combined Fund Organization (PCFO) financial information for payroll disbursements due to the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM). (A form will be sent to PCFOs via email.)

December 1, 2010
OPM will begin to accept 2011 National/International applications
December 15, 2010 OPM transmits PCFO financial information to Federal payroll offices for disbursements to be made during the 2011 pay year.
December 15, 2010 Recommended deadline for LFCC decisions on 2011 campaign mergers and expansions.
December 15, 2010 Recommended deadline for LFCCs to advertise for 2011 PCFO applications via Public Notice. The application period must be open a minimum 21 calendar days, but it is recommended that it remain open for 30 calendar days. -- 5 CFR §950.104(c)
January 18, 2011 Closing date for 2011 National/International Independent Organization and Federation CFC applications (Must be received in CFC Office no later than 5:00pm EST. Late applications will not be considered.)
January 24, 2011 Recommended deadline for 2010 PCFO Applications to the LFCC.
February 11, 2011 Deadline for LFCCs to select a PCFO - 5 CFR §950.801(a)(3)
February 15-18, 2011 CFC Workshop - New Orleans, LA
February 28, 2011 Recommended opening date for 2011 local applications. (Recommended date only - LFCCs may determine the application deadline.)
March 1, 2011 Deadline for campaigns to submit Form 1417 (2010 campaign results) to OPM.
March 15, 2011 Deadline for PCFOs to notify 2010 CFC-participating charities and federations of the total designations, share of undesignated amounts, and the names and contact information for donors who authorized the release of their information. - 5 CFR §950.901(i)(1)
March 31, 2011 Deadline for PCFOs to make final disbursement of 2009 campaign funds.
April 1, 2011 Deadline for all campaigns to begin disbursement of 2010 campaign funds. - 5 CFR §950.901(i)(2)
April 1, 2011 Deadline for 2011 Local application period. Campaigns may set an earlier application deadline. Local organizations should contact their local CFC office for more information.
April 1, 2011 CFC Charity Registry is available for local campaign data entry.
April 29, 2011 Deadline for LFCC to notify local organizations of eligibility decisions in writing. -- 5 CFR §950.204(e)
May 13, 2011 Target date for notice of national/international organization eligibility decisions.
May 13, 2011 LFCCs begin receiving appeals within seven (7) business days of the date of receipt of the initial LFCC decision or fourteen (14) calendar days from the date the decision was mailed, whichever is earlier.
June 3, 2011 Deadline for decisions by LFCC on all local organization appeals.
June 30, 2011 Target date for completion of 2011 National/International List of Participating Agencies (sent to campaigns via email and posted on OPM website)
July 29, 2011 Deadline for Disbursement of Second-Quarter Disbursements to 2010 CFC Designated Charities
July 29, 2011 Target date for OPM to complete Local appeals.
August 1, 2011 2011 CFC Audit Guide reports and supporting documentation must be submitted to the LFCC.
September 1 - December 15, 2011 2011 Combined Federal Campaign Official Solicitation Period. -- 5 CFR §950.102(a)
September 15, 2011 Deadline for LFCCs to send copies of the 2011 CFC Audit Guide and supporting documentation to OPM.
November 1, 2011 Deadline for Disbursement of Third-Quarter Disbursements to 2010 CFC Designated Charities
December 1, 2011 OPM will begin to accept 2012 National/International Applications
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