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Fundraising

All JBA Fundraising requests must be routed for approval through 11 FSS/FSR at least 3 weeks prior to the event. Private Organizations or Unofficial Activities may not advertise events until granted approval. Private Organizations may engage in no more than two events per quarter.
Fundraising activities are subject to the following limitations according to the Joint Base Ethics Regulations and AFI 34-223:

  1. Fund-raising events may not be conducted in the workplace (i.e., private offices or workstations).
  2. Fund-raising activities may not be conducted by military members or civilian employees during their duty time. Military members may not engage in fund-raising activities while in uniform.
  3. Government materials or email may not be used to support fund-raising. Once fundraiser is approved, it can be advertised through: Staff Bulletin board, flyers and word of mouth, or the 11th Public Affairs Office. The following disclaimer must be provided in all verbal communication and public announcements to include Fundraisers per AFI 34-223, Section 10.1, "This is a private organization. It is not a part of the Department of Defense or any of its components and it has no governmental status."
  4. Donations for the organization may not be solicited on base.
  5. Fund-raising activities may not duplicate or compete with the AAFES or a NAFI, such as the club, base restaurants, outdoor recreation or the base golf course.
  6. If fundraiser involves food preparation, food handlers training must be obtained from Public Health.  A copy of the training must be turned in with fundraiser request.
  7. Fund-raising events that 11 FSS/FSR deems “unusual” require additional coordination through the 11th Wing Commander or designee.
  8. Fundraisers cannot involve games of chance, lotteries, raffles or other gambling-type activities, except as provided for in AFI 34-223, Private Organization Program.
  9. Fund-raising during the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) and Air Force Assistance Fund (AFAF) are subject to more stringent requirements than fund-raisers throughout the rest of the year.  If a Private Organization wants to conduct a fund-raiser and donate 100% of the proceeds to the CFC or AFAF or keep any portion of the funds, please submit your request at least 3 weeks in advance.  The approval process has to be coordinated through 11 MSG/CC, 11 WG/JA and 11 WG/CC per AFI 36-3101.
  10. The Annual Car Wash schedule will open 15 April and close around 15 September, weather permitting. Please submit your Fundraiser request at least 3 weeks prior to event. Car washes can be scheduled Monday - Friday from 1000 to 1400.

Download the Fundraising Request form.

For questions about Private Organization or Fundraisers, please contact Berta Bernal or Tereska Johnson, 11 FSS/FSR usaf.jbanafw.afdw-staff.mbx.11-fss-fsr-naf@mail.mil.

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