The State, University, and UW Health Employees Combined Campaign of Dane County

Charity Eligibility

Eligibility Requirements for Charities
Each charity participating in the State, University, and UW Health Employees Combined Campaign is screened by a committee of state and university employees to ensure that the charity meets the following eligibility requirements:
•Is a charitable organization;
•Is a member of a participating umbrella group;
•Uses the funds contributed by state employees for the announced purposes;
•Submits a copy of an IRS certificate showing that it is a tax-exempt, non-profit organization under Section 501 (c) (3);
•Has registered with the Department of Financial Institutions and filed annual reports;
•Has a detailed annual budget prepared and approved at the beginning of each fiscal year by its board of directors;
•Follows accepted fundraising practices;
•Has a formal policy and procedure of non-discrimination;
•Prepares an annual report that
     ◊is available to the general public,
     ◊includes a full description of its charities,
     ◊identifies the types of solicitation it uses to obtain contributions,
     ◊gives the names of its chief administrative personnel,
     ◊makes full disclosure of the sources and uses of contributions.
•Has furnished information with a certification by an independent certified public accountant showing that it follows standards of accounting and a financial system that is based on generally accepted accounting principles.
•The Eligibility Committee is issue-neutral.
If you disapprove of a charity simply designate the charities you wish your gift to support!
Be assured that your gift will go only to the charities you choose.