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. 
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Track Payout Information

Have you received a check from the Our Promise campaign or United Way and want to look up the donor details? Go here to access our nonprofit portal. 

Want to find out when you’ll get your donation check? Click here for the Nonprofit FAQ’s and donation payout schedule.

Questions? Call our Donor Hotline at (888) 863-6466!


Apply For 2020 Certification- Closes on Feb. 28th

Nonprofit certification for the Fall 2020 Our Promise Campaign 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, or call our hotline at (888)863-6466.


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.