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Combined Federal Campaign Coordinator Training TRAINING GUIDE HISTORY OF THE CFC CFC STRUCTURE IN ALASKA COORDINATOR DUTIES RUNNING THE CAMPAIGN COMMUNICATION.

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2 Combined Federal Campaign Coordinator Training

3 TRAINING GUIDE HISTORY OF THE CFC CFC STRUCTURE IN ALASKA COORDINATOR DUTIES RUNNING THE CAMPAIGN COMMUNICATION AND PUBLICITY TOOLS AND RESOURCESWAYS TO PLEDGE ELEMENTS OF A SUCCESSFUL CAMPAIGN COMMONLY ASKED QUESTIONS WHY GIVE TO CFC ? PROMOTING YOUR CAMPAIGN

4 HISTORY OF THE CFC In 1961, President John F. Kennedy signed Ex Order which authorized the U.S. Civil Service Commission to develop guidelines and regulate fundraising in the Federal service. This year we are celebrating the 50 th Anniversary of the CFC The CFC has transformed over the past 50 years, but the art of giving has remained constant.

5 Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Sets policies and procedures nationally Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Sets policies and procedures nationally Local Federal Coordinating Committee (LFCC) Local Board of Directors responsible for running a local campaign. Comprised of local federal agencies. Local Federal Coordinating Committee (LFCC) Local Board of Directors responsible for running a local campaign. Comprised of local federal agencies. Principal Combined Fund Organization (PCFO) Manages the local Campaign and serves as a fiscal agent and central processing point for the campaign contributions. Principal Combined Fund Organization (PCFO) Manages the local Campaign and serves as a fiscal agent and central processing point for the campaign contributions. Loaned Executive (LE) Federal employee volunteer. Coordinates campaign activities and distributes CFC material within agencies Campaign. Loaned Executive (LE) Federal employee volunteer. Coordinates campaign activities and distributes CFC material within agencies Campaign. Charitable Organizations Charitable Organizations Mission: CFC supports and promotes philanthropy though 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 Contributors: Federal and civilian employees, Postal Service, and Military Alaska Total: Contributors: Federal and civilian employees, Postal Service, and Military Alaska Total: CFC Campaign Coordinators. YOU HERE IN THE ROOM TODAY CFC Campaign Coordinators. YOU HERE IN THE ROOM TODAY

6 Magic Words From the Federal Agency Head….. “The CFC ….It’s Important” From the Coordinator and Key Worker…. “Let me tell you about CFC” and let them know with their efforts we all can “Be a Star in Someone’s Life” From Stephanie…. “Volunteer again Next Year”

7 Coordinator Duties Know the facts about CFC, learn the manuals and literature Organize your team early and train them Analyze last year’s campaign Communicate Conduct an enthusiastic and informative campaign Secure support Establish objectives Pledge Card and E- Pledge Publicize your campaign Wrap up campaign Thank all your workers Train your Key Workers

8 Running the Campaign Build a team Ensure you and the key workers have all the informational materials Review your campaign goals Develop an agency campaign that: - Makes all employees aware of the campaign - Ensures every employee is contacted

9 Running the Campaign (con’t) Serve as the point of contact regarding the campaign - Distribute charity lists and pledge forms (to Key Workers) - Collect and turn in agency donation/pledges - Account for all agency donations and pledges - Check all math - ENSURE PAYROLL DEDUCTIONS ARE PROPERLY PROCESSED - Keep upper-level management and employees apprised

10 Communication and Publicity Media Post Newspaper Webpage TV station at Kick off Radio Posters Memos Charity Speakers

11 Promoting Your Campaign

12 Tools and Resources Campaign Tools Booklets Posters Pledge Cards President Obama’s and The Alaska Chair’s CFC Video Donor Gift Order Form

13 Resources Enlist the help of co-workers Resource Guide This Training is on the Web and you have been provided a copy Tools and Resources (con’t)

14 Commonly Asked Questions Somebody somewhere is skimming money off the top. There are just too many worthy causes. I can’t give to all of them! I know of a local charity that would like to be included in the CFC Charity list.

15 Commonly Asked Questions What If I don’t feel I can afford to give? My spouse gives where he/she works. Why should I give again? I don’t like feeling pressured to give. I heard about someone that needed help, but didn’t receive it.

16 ELEMENTS OF A SUCCESSFUL CAMPAIGN Analyze your past campaign results: strengths, weakness, problems and opportunities Train your Key Workers Get top level support Form a campaign committee Set challenging goals Promote and educate Report your results Share the good news and say “Thank You!”

17 FEDERAL EMPLOYEES PLEDGE TO CFC In $276 million pledged In $282 million pledged In $281.5 million pledged In We want to raise the amount pledged by dong your part

18 ALASKA FEDERAL EMPLOYEE PLEDGES 2005: 1,329, (South Central AK CFC) 2006: 1,283, (1st year as Southern AK CFC) Amount dropped due to military deployment. 2007: 1,240, (Southern AK CFC) 353, (Northern AK) 2008: 1,550,726 (1st year as AK CFC) 2009: 1,681, : 1,681, : 1.68 Million

19 HOW DO I PLEDGE? HOW DO I PLEDGE?

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21 E-PLEDGE

22 Why Give…. BECAUSE - Supports a wide range of services that nearly everyone has used or potentially may use during his or her lifetime. - Enables federal employees to allocate financial resources based on local community needs. - Responds to local, national, and international needs, as well as pioneers new program to meet changing and challenging needs -Is an inclusive package of health, human, social and environmental programs, -Fosters cooperation and coordination with government, non-profit agencies, contributors, and recipients of the services. - Unites the diverse elements of our community

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