The State Employees Federated Appeal (SEFA) Campaign supports external community charities.

2023 SEFA Campaign

Monday, December 4 to Friday, December 22


SEFA is a charitable solicitation of New York State employees, where employees may give to any of the charitable organizations that have been approved for participation.

SEFA is made up of charitable organizations with 501(c) non-profit status who have applied to participate in this campaign. In compliance with NYS Regulation 9NYCRR Part 335, charities must be approved to participate and are required to re-certify once every three years to ensure that they continue to meet all the requirements for participation.


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Make a Pledge

Donating is convenient and rewarding! From the opt-in payroll deduction for state employees to continuous giving and year-round giving it’s never been easier to pledge. 

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Find a Charity

There are thousands of approved charities which your SEFA donation can support. Search this list of available charities.