For Nonprofits


For Nonprofits

This section is for nonprofits who are certified with the Our Promise campaign and those who are interested in becoming certified. You can also find information about payments, special events and more. 

2018 Nonprofit Certification Application Open
for Independent Nonprofits Only

Nonprofit certification is open for to apply for the 2018 Our Promise (OP): California State Employees Giving at Work Initiative. Nonprofits approved in the 2018 OP Initiative are included on the website and other literature. 

Important Reminders:

  • The deadline to apply is February 28, 2018. We will not accept late submissions. 
  • We are certifying nonprofits for the 2018 OP Initiative. This campaign launches in the Fall of 2018.
  • Nonprofits must apply for certification EVERY year. 2017 certified nonprofits are currently listed on the website since we’re still in the 2017 campaign year cycle. You still need to apply for the 2018 OP Initiative.
  • Nonprofits can apply here as an independent organization. If you are applying under a charitable federation or PCFD, DO NOT apply here. The charitable federation or PCFD will apply on your behalf. Not sure? See how you were listed last year. 

Submit your 2018 Nonprofit Certification application below. For questions, contact 

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2018 Nonprofit Certification: PCFD’s and Federations

Certification is open for to apply for the 2018 Our Promise: California State Employees Giving at Work Initiative. Charitable federation and PCFD’s are a group of voluntary charitable organizations created to supply common fundraising, administrative, and management services to its participating member organizations. Federations and PCFD’s must apply for certification every year. 

All federations and PCFD’s were emailed a link to their application on Tuesday, January 16. If you have not received, please contact 


Track Payout Information

Have you received a check from United Way and want to look up the donor details? Provide the information below and we’ll send you a link to register for our nonprofit portal.

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Nonprofit Campaign Timeline

Being a certified nonprofit partner with the Our Promise campaign is special – your organization will have the chance to get in front of thousands of potential donors. To get a better idea of when things happen for our nonprofit partners, please look at the chart below.


Nonprofit FAQs

Find the answer to all of your questions about being a certified nonprofit through Our Promise: California State Employees Giving at Work.