We now know that total pledges in the 2017 CFC were $101 million, down nearly 40 percent from 2016. This was reported Friday in the Chronicle of Philanthropy.
We now know the third and final fee for the 2017 CFC: 16.5 percent. That’s the percentage of 2017 donations that will be withheld from each participating charity to cover campaign administrative costs. It's called the distribution fee. OPM announced it last Friday.