Updated March 31, 2014. The 2013 Combined Federal Campaign dropped 19% in comparison to 2012, figures published by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) now show. The pledge figures are found on the section of the OPM website that deals with the CFC.
The 2013 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) pledges appear to have dropped about 18% in comparison with pledge totals from the 2012 campaign. Our estimate is based on reports from 55 local administrative zones including 19 zones with pledges over $1 million.
On the heels of news that donations were down last year in the Combined Federal Campaign and the United Way, we learned last week that people are also volunteering less.
We are the Workplace Giving Alliance, a group of federations participating in the Combined Federal Campaign and dedicated to its success. These posts are written by Marshall Strauss, CEO of WGA.