Fall fund drive participants sought

The Combined Federal Campaign of Island County is accepting applications until April 1 from local non-profit agencies wishing to participate in the 2011 fall fund drive conducted among federal employees in Island County.

To be eligible to participate in the Combined Federal Campaign of Island County, a non-profit organization must be registered with the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) tax deductible nonprofit and open to the public at least 15 hours a week.

You may request an application form in writing to the address below. The completed application form will need the following documentation: a copy of your IRS 501(c)(3) letter of determination, a copy of your filing of your IRS Form 990 and a copy of your most recent completed independent, certified public accountant’s financial audit (if revenues are over $100,000).

For more information about the Combined Federal Campaign, or an application form, please write to the Combined Federal Campaign of Island County, PO Box 798, Oak Harbor, WA 98277-0798.

Applications can also be obtained at the United Way of Island County office, 350 SE Pioneer Way-Suite 101, Oak Harbor, WA or downloaded at the Combined Federal Campaign website www.cfcis

Completed applications must be received no later than 4 p.m. Friday, April 1. Applications received after April 1 will be denied, so be sure to allow plenty of time for applications sent through the mail as processing and shipping times may vary.

In 2010, the Combined Federal Campaign donors raised more than $328,000.

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