Nonprofit Certification is now Open for the 2019 Campaign!

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Nonprofit certification for the Fall 2019 Our Promise Initiative is available! From now until February 28th, we will give every qualified nonprofit in California the opportunity to register with the Our Promise: California State Employees Giving at Work campaign, the largest charitable campaign in the state. 

Please note: Charities must have a valid 501(c)(3) status with the IRS and charities must be in good standing with the Registry of Charitable Trusts to operate or to solicit for charitable purposes in California. A registration that is delinquent, suspended or revoked is not in good standing. (Gov. Code, § 12599.6, subd. (f)(1); Cal. Code Regs., tit 11, §999.9.4.)  

A charity that is not in compliance with the registration and reporting requirements listed above, will not be an eligible charity to participate in Our Promise: California State Employees Giving at Work Initiative. 

Please select your appropriate link below for proper application:

Independent Nonprofits: If you are applying as an Independent nonprofit(not involved with a Federation), apply here.

Federations(Non-PCFD): Learn the steps for member nonprofit collection here, and apply here

PCFDs(Local United Ways): Learn the steps for member nonprofit collection here, and apply here

For any questions, please email us at OPcertification@uwccr.org, or call our hotline at (888)863-6466.