WCCF Gives
A Day of Giving — Sept. 12, 2017

Charity Bulletin Board


WCCF Gives 2017 – Tuesday, September 12

Washington County’s Official Community-Wide Day of Giving

To participate in WCCF Gives, a charity must complete and submit an application by June 1.

Participating charities must have a physical presence in Washington County and have a designated email address to accept electronic communications.

Also, a charity must warrant and represent that it:

  • Is exempt from federal income tax as an organization described in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, is not a “private foundation” as defined in section 509(a) of the Code, and files the Federal Form 990 annually.
  • Will immediately notify the WCCF regarding any changes to the Agency’s tax-exempt status.
  • Is in compliance with the Pennsylvania Solicitation of Funds for Charitable Purposes Act.
  • Is in compliance with all federal, state, county, and municipal requirements, pertaining to the Agency.
  • Is in compliance with the USA Patriot Act and other counterterrorism laws, statutes, and executive orders.
  • Will use all funds received via WCCF Gives exclusively for charitable purposes in Washington County.
  • Will actively promote WCCF Gives to its sphere of constituents.
  • Will not provide goods or services to donors in exchange for their gifts.
  • Will not alter the official WCCF Gives Check Contribution Form and will not utilize custom, agency-specific check contribution forms when soliciting WCCF Gives check contributions. Check gifts that are accompanied by any form other than the official WCCF Gives Check Contribution Form will not be eligible for the WCCF Gives bonus pool

WCCF Gives Training

Whether your charity is new to WCCF Gives or has participated in past years, you won’t want to miss WCCF Gives training for 2017.

Wednesday, July 26 from 2-4 p.m.

Southpointe Golf Club, 360 Southpointe Boulevard, Canonsburg, PA 15317

Plan to attend and learn how you can make this year’s day of giving a successful fundraiser for your charity. Registration is required.

Building Charitable Capacity Learning Institute Winter Seminar

If you were unable to attend our recent charity training session, the handouts may be downloaded below:

New Standard on Not-For-Profit Financial Statement Presentation, Sandra Guthrie

Getting to Know Your Legislator, Samantha Balbier, GPNP

Fundraising 101 Presentation

If you were unable to attend our charity training session that featured Mike Grzesiak’s excellent overview on the basics of fundraising, you can download his presentation.

Fundraising 101 Presentation