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Donating to the CMC

City of Houston employees wishing to make a contribution through the CMC will be able to sign up using the new Employee Self Service application between October 1-31.


Employee Self Service

  • Log on to Employee Self Service at
  • Click on Employee Self Service at the top of the screen.
  • Go to My CMC and click on CMC Elections.
  • To add an agency:
    • Click on "Add Row."
    • Choose your agency from the organization or org. name drop down menu. There is a search feature to use in ESS if you are not sure of the agency name or number. Click here for a searchable list of agencies.
    • Specifiy if you want your donation to be one-time or biweekly and type in the amount.
    • Choose to have the agency contact you or not.
    • Repeat for any additional agenices that you would like to give to, up to a total of ten.
    • If you want to delete an agency, siimply highlight that row and click delete.
    • Your annual Above & Beyond Club target is at the top of the form. For per paycheck, divide the total by 24.
  • Once you are finished with your selections, click "Calculate totals." Your one-time, biweekly and grand total will show at the bottom of the form and indicate if you qualify for the Above and Beyond Club.
  • If you are happy with your selections, click "Submit" at the top of the the form.
  • Click on 2017 CMC Receipt for a confirmation of your selections. You may access the 2017 CMC Election form at any time during October to make changes to your elections.

donate2Paper Form

You can also download and fill out a paper form. Once you have completed the form, turn it in to your CMC Coordinator.

  • Fill in your first and last name, six-digit employee number and department name. Use the worksheet at the bottom of the form to calculate your 1 percent amount.
  • Choose a contribution type: Per-paycheck (24 times per year), one-time deduction, cash, check made out to agency or check made out to CMC.
  • Fill in agency codes and names for your charities.
  • Enter in the amount you wish to give to each agency. If you would like to be an Above and Beyond contributor, your total per-paycheck amount must be equal to or greater than your 1 percent amount. For one-time deductions, cash or checks, your yearly total must be equal to or greater than your 1 percent amount times 24.
  • Calculate your totals. For per-paycheck, multiply by 24 to get the yearly total.
  • Check yes next to “I would like to be an Above & Beyond contributor by giving 1% or more of my pay” if your contributions equal 1 percent or more of your salary.
  • Select an option for a tax receipt. If you choose yes, write in your e-mail address. Write clearly and legibly. Agencies will contact you via email for your aknowledgement.
  • Sign and date the form.
  • Make a copy of the form for your records. Turn in the form to your CMC Coordinator.




- Meredith Sharp, President of Fund Development, NAM
“NAM has been able to assist more than 283 individuals affected by the recent flooding with temporary housing, deposits, furniture, and a variety of basic needs."

2017 CMC Tribute

Communities unite to help neighbors weather storms

Recent flooding in Houston destroyed homes and communities.

See how local CMC agencies took action to help their cause and learn how you can support their missions to rebuild lives and give hope.


Roy G. Perry, Chairman & President

"We are grateful for your faith in the ability of this Foundation to carry out its mission of raising funds to support projects and programs at Prairie View A&M University. This is only possible because of thoughtful contributions from people like you."

-Roy G. Perry, Chairman & President