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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.
  • Click on the double-square icon in the first row to go directly to the Search Criteria page and click Show Search Criteria.
  • To search for an agency by code, in the Agency Code field, enter an asterisk + the four digit code, for example: *1000, and click Start Search. If this is the agency you wish to donate to, click the name of the agency and it will auto populate on the form.
  • To search for an agency by name, in the Agency Name field, enter an asterisk + search term + another asterisk, for example: *children*, and click Start Search. If this is the agency you wish to donate to, click the name of the agency and it will auto-populate on the form.
  • Once in Search Criteria, you can sort by agency code or by agency name by clicking on the column titles, Agency Code or Agency Name.
  • If you wish to donate to more than one agency, Click on Add Row and then click on the double-square icon and complete the steps to elect up to 10 agencies total. 
  • 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 CMC Receipt for a confirmation of your selections. You may access the 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.




Being a part of the CMC

Demonstrating a strong sense of community by supporting issues that concern the citizens of Houston.

Hear what they are saying about the CMC!

Sandra J. Schultz, President/CEO

"Thank you for touching lives through your generosity. Every day, because of the caring hearts of friends like you, we see lives changed as Houstonians begin to live the life God has planned for them and return to work to support their families."

-Sandra J. Schultz, President/CEO
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