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DC One Fund - Each One Help One

NEW DEADLINE! 2014 Campaign (Start Date – October 1, 2014-End Date December 31, 2014)

All non profit applications are due by the close of business, Friday, May 30, 2014.

View the application here

Applications are to be mailed or delivered to:

Office of the Secretary of District of Columbia
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 419
Washington, DC 20004

2013 Campaign Results

The 2013 Campaign received over $1,051,000 in pledges from over 3,300 DC government employees. This is an increase of more than $200,000 from the 2012 Campaign and more than $380,000 from the 2011 Campaign. Illustrating the immense generosity of the DC government community, as well as showcasing their dedication and commitment to supporting non-profits in this great city. The greatest committment to the 2013 DC One Fund Campaign by DC Government Employees was in the area of Fair Share Givers, which saw an increase from 312 in 2012 to 512 in 2013. 

2012 Campaign Results

The 2012 Campaign received over $850,000 in pledges from over 3,400 DC government employees. This is an increase of more than $175,000 from the previous Campaign and more than $640,000 and 2,850 pledges from the 2010 Campaign. Illustrating the immense generosity of the DC government community, as well as showcasing their dedication and commitment to supporting non-profits in this great city.

2011 Campaign Results

The 2011 campaign received over $670,000 in pledges from 2,600 pledges. The 2010 campaign received over $200,000 in pledges from 530 pledges. This accounts for nearly a half-a-million dollar increase in pledges with over 2,000 more employees participating in just one year.

Overview

The DC One Fund program is the District Government’s workplace giving program. It is jointly administered by the United Way of the National Capital Area and The United Black Fund Inc. of Greater Washington, DC. The program is run by the Office of the Secretary of the District of Columbia. The Office of the Secretary, in conjunction with agency coordinators, plans and administers the day‐to‐day operations of the One Fund program. District government employees can manage their One Fund donations electronically during the campaign season that begins on the first Monday of October and ends on the second Friday of December, lasting approximately 10 weeks. Recurring payroll deduction, one-time payroll deduction, credit, or debit card payments are accepted. All payroll deduction pledges start on the first or second pay period of the following calendar year.

Brief History

The 2011 campaign was the 57th Annual DC One Fund Campaign. The DC One Fund originated to afford DC government employees a full opportunity to participate in charitable giving in their community. The District of Columbia Government agrees that the DC One Fund shall be the only on-the-job charitable solicitation authorized among DC government employees. The DC government seeks to achieve the objectives of an effective and efficient single campaign among DC government employees for the support of worthy, charitable causes with minimal disruption to the work force. 

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Key Events

Every year the DC One Fund Campaign begins on the first Monday of October and ends on the second Friday of December, lasting approximately 10 weeks.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I do a one-time donation?

Yes, you can. Go to DC One Fund, and click the “pledge now” tab located at the bottom of the page, login, and then you may pledge using the one-time payroll deduction option or the credit card option. More FAQs.

Contact Information

To learn more about the DC One Fund, contact your agency’s representative, email dconefund@dc.gov or call (202) 727-6306 during public office hours, Monday-Friday, 9 am-5 pm.

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