Apply For 2021 Certification- Closes on Feb. 26th


Nonprofit certification for the Fall 2021 Our Promise Campaign is available! From now until February 26th, 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 partnered with a Federation or PCFD), apply here.

Federations(Non-PCFD): Apply here

PCFDs(Local United Ways): Apply here

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