• CMC launches 2016 campaign

    Give a little, help a lot
  • CMC Auction

    Check back with us next year! Bigger and better items to choose from for the 2016 CMC Auction. Read More
  • Volunteer in Houston

    There are a variety of ways to get involved in the Houston community. Check out the list of agencies on our campaign and contact them for more information on volunteering in your area. Read More
  • Goal Exceeded!

    Changing Lives, Launching Futures campaign, exceeding last year’s total of $858,000 and this year’s citywide goal of $890,700 with $910,000. Read More
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About the CMC

About the CMC

The Combined Municipal Campaign allows city employees to demonstrate their strong sense of community by supporting environmental, health and social welfare issues that concern the citizens of Houston. The annual fundraising drive, which begins in August and continues through October, is run by city employees as a way for city employees to give to charitable organizations of their choice.

Thousands of people have been helped by the organizations represented in the campaign. The generosity of city employees improves conditions and demonstrates the power of the collective dollar and its far-reaching impact.

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cmc donate 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.


  • Log on to Employee Self Service at portal.houstontx.gov .
  • Click on Pay Slip, or Employee Self Service at the top of the screen.
  • Go to My CMC and click on CMC Elections.
  • To add an agency:
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cmc app Become a CMC agency

The city of Houston welcomes all charitable organizations that meet our eligibility criteria to apply to become a CMC Agency. CMC agencies can participate in the city’s annual CMC employee giving drive. Here are some helpful answers to questions you might have:

How do I apply?

All charitable organizations wishing to participate in the CMC must meet certain eligibility criteria and complete and submit a CMC Application and all required attachments.

Completed applications can me mailed to:

Nichole Robinson, CMC Chair
611 Walker, 4 th Floor, Houston, Texas 77002

Applicants also have the choice of emailing

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cmc volunteer Your Role

As a CMC coordinator, you are volunteering your time and expertise to help your department reach this year's goals. In turn, this will help the city reach our citywide goals and give back to the community. Coordinators are the foundation of our campaign. Without your assistance, there would be no CMC. For larger departments, try dividing up coordinator duties to help keep one coordinator from getting overwhelmed.

Lead Coordinator Role

Will act as a representative for the department¹s CMC volunteer committee. Duties include: training and managing volunteers and fundraisers, tracking donations, and ensuring proper documentation of pledges and

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