Overview of Heartland Combined Federal Campaign

National CFC Information

The Combined Federal Campaign(CFC) is an annual fundraising drive that provides an opportunity for federal civilian, postal, and military employees to donate to local, national, and international non-profit organizations. The CFC offers federal employees a way to easily and conveniently make a contribution to the good of society as a whole based on their own values.

The CFC is the world’s largest and most successful annual workplace charity campaign, with 209 campaigns located throughout the country and internationally.  In 2010, federal employees contributed $281.5 million to 25,000 non-profit organizations through the CFC. This is the only authorized fundraising entity for federal government employees. Conducted by the federal government under the authority of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the CFC operates in more than 210 localities throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and in overseas military bases. CLICK HERE FOR CFC REGULATIONS.

The CFC runs from annually September 1 through December 15.

The mission of the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is to support and to promote philanthropy through a program that is employee-focused, cost efficient and effective in providing all Federal employees the opportunity to improve the quality of life for all.

Non-Profit Agency Selection

All decisions regarding the inclusion of agencies in a local CFC campaigns rest with the local CFC Board of Directors, called the Local Federal Coordinating Committee (LFCC). The Board of Directors is composed of Federal employees and representatives of labor unions with Federal employees as members. Every year, the local Board of Directors selects one of the voluntary organizations involved in the CFC to manage the campaign and serve as fiscal agent. This agency, called the Principal Combined Fund Organization (PCFO), manages the CFC. OPM sets strict requirements for this role, including annual audits of the PCFO by an independent CPA. The current PCFO of the Heartland Combined Federal Campaign is United Way of Greater Kansas City.

Local CFC Information

The Heartland CFC reaches out to over 60,000 Federal & Postal employees at more than 1,100 locations throughout Kansas and Western & Southern Missouri.

The Federal Government is the largest employer in the Kansas City area. Heartland CFC also serves employees in Fort Riley, Leavenworth, Topeka, Salina and 92 counties in Kansas, as well as the Springfield area and 35 counties in Missouri. 

Last year alone local federal employees donated over $4.6 million to their favorite local, national & international charities.

The Heartland Combined Federal Campaign works directly with the Greater Kansas City Federal Executive Board and boasts a volunteer base of over 1000 individuals.

Counties Served by Heartland CFC

Allen, Anderson, Atchison, Barber, Barton, Bourbon, Brown,
Chautauqua, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Clark, Clay, Crawford, Clay, Cloud, Comanche,
Decatur, Douglas,
Edwards, Elk, Ellis, Ellsworth,
Finney, Ford, Franklin,
Geary, Gove, Graham, Grant, Gray, Greeley,
Hamilton, Haskell, Hodgeman,
Jackson, Jefferson, Jewell, Johnson,
Kearnry, Kiowa,
Labette, Lane, Leavenworth, Lincoln, Linn, Logan,
Marion, Marshall, Meade, Miami, Mitchell, Montgomery, Morris, Morton,
Nemaha, Neosho, Ness, Norton,
Osage, Osborne, Ottawa,
Pawnee, Phillips, Pratt, Pottawatomie,
Rawlins, Republic, Rice, Riley, Rooks, Rush, Russell,
Salina, Scott, Seward, Shawnee, Sheridan, Sherman, Smith, St. Clair, Stafford, Stanton, Stevens,
Thomas, Trego,
Wabaunsee, Wallace, Washington, Wichita, Wilson, Woodson, and Wyandotte Counties,
Whiteman AFB
Barry, Barton, Bates,
Caldwell, Carroll, Cass, Cedar, Christian, Clay,
Dade, Dallas, Douglas
Henry, Hickory,
Jackson, Jasper, Johnson,
Laclede, Lafayette, Lawrence, Livingston,
Pettis, Platte, Polk,
Saline, Stone,
Webster and Wright Counties