Thank you for your interest in participating as an agency in the UF Campaign for Charities!
Agencies wishing to participate must complete the UFCC application, supply all required documentation, and meet the criteria as stated in the UFCC Regulations. A list of requirements and criteria is below.
Applications for the 2019 campaign will be available on this website on December 1st, and must be received by February 1st, complete with all supporting documentation required.
The UFCC Planning Committee will review all applications for entry into the campaign by March 2019. Organizations may expect to be notified of the decision of the committee on their applications no later than May 2019.
The organization must be registered with the State of Florida, Division of Corporations, pursuant to Chapter 617, Fla. Stat.
The organization must be registered with the United States Department of the Treasury and be recognized as a 501(c)(3) entity or the equivalent by the United States Internal Revenue Service.
The organization must be registered with the Florida Department of Revenue and must receive a state tax exempt number pursuant to Section 212.08, Fla. Stat.
The organization must be registered with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Affairs, Division of Consumer Services, meet the requirements of Chapter 496, Fla. Stat.
The organization must submit a copy of the organization's most recent IRS Form 990.
The organization must be governed by a volunteer board of directors that meets regularly and serves without compensation.
The organization must have a recognized substantial program in the health and human services area directly benefiting the Alachua County region.
The organization must have a written policy of non-discrimination and carry out an affirmative action program that applies to volunteer governance, staffing, and clientele of the organization.
The organization should maintain management, general, and fund raising costs at or below twenty-five (25) percent of total revenue, a level established by the National Charities Information Bureau (NCIB).
If you have further questions about participation in the UF Campaign for Charities, please contact contact the UF Office of Community Relations at (352) 392-4567 or email email@example.com.