Human Resources

2007 Combined Federal Campaign Guidelines

Schedule and Responsibilities

Each fall the Postal Service™ joins other federal agencies in the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) drive. In accordance with Office of Personnel Management (OPM) regulations, the campaign runs for a 6-week period between September 1 and December 15, as established by the Local Federal Coordinating Committee.

Vice presidents of Area Operations have campaign responsibility. Area offices must ensure that campaign information is disseminated to all offices under their juris­diction.

Guidelines Online

Publication 530, Combined Federal Campaign Opera­tional Guidelines, October 1994, explains how to carry out a successful campaign. The November 1998 update of Publication 530, which revised position titles, facility loca­tions, and dates of campaign, is available on the Postal Service PolicyNet Web site:

See the OPM Web site,, for additional information on the Combined Federal Cam­paign, including geographic boundaries.

Pledge Form Management Instructions

1. Make sure local campaign staff check pledge forms for completeness.

2. Distribute pledge forms as follows:

a. CFC audit copy — submit to appropriate CFC official.

b. Employee copy— return to employee.

c. Payroll Office copy — follow the instructions below.

If an employee has chosen to give a one-time contri­bution (cash, check, or money order), then destroy the Payroll Office copy.

When an employee makes a contribution via payroll deduction, make sure the following occurs:

Each week, mail the Payroll Office copy to the follow­ing address, making sure a full return address for the CFC coordinator is included with each batch of forms:

PO BOX 21777
EAGAN MN 55121-0777

Then, the Eagan Information Service Center (ISC) retains the payroll deduction portions of the pledge cards for 6 months.

After January 1, 2008, submit to the Human Resources Shared Services Center (HRSSC) for entry:

PO BOX 970400
GREENSBORO NC 27497-0400

Note: All cards dated or sent after January 1, 2008, will be returned to the CFC coordinator for entry by the HRSSC.


3. Submit corrections to the HRSSC, not to the Eagan ISC.

Note: All cards that are illegible or incomplete will be returned to the local CFC coordinator for processing by the HRSSC in Pay Period 02-08 or later.

Final Report

At the end of each campaign, the Eagan ISC prepares an annual report of national CFC contributions. The report, compiled from the Postal Payroll System, documents CFC contributions through payroll deduction (as of Pay Period 02-08). Each performance cluster manager receives a copy.