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Combined Federal Campaign Kicks Off 2021 Season

Poster reads "You Can Be the Face of Change" CFC with blue and red stars

The 2021 Combined Federal Campaign started on Sept. 1, with the Fogarty International Center leading the NIH effort. The campaign will be virtual again this year and is set to end on Jan. 15, 2022.  

The CFC is the federal government’s largest workplace giving campaign and provides an opportunity to support favorite causes easily and efficiently. Employees can choose from more than 6,000 local, national and international organizations participating in 2021. The national theme this year is “You Can Be the Face of Change.” NIH has a $1M goal. 

Mark your calendars for these virtual events:

  • CFC Kickoff, Thursday, Sept. 23, from 11 to 11:30 a.m.  
  • Halloween Virtual Charity Fair and Mask Contest, Thursday, Oct. 28, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Back by popular demand, the event will combine fun and CFC information. Three charities will talk about their mission and how donations make a difference. The contest is an opportunity to design an original mask. This year’s event has a special theme—“Superheroes.” For details, visit All mask entries are due on Wednesday, Oct. 6.


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