A state-created nonprofit fund that receives donations, which may be deducted from taxable income as “charitable contributions” under Section 170(a) and (c) of the Internal Revenue Code.
“Fund” means an entity that disburses charitable contributions to ten or more charitable organizations.
“Federation” means an entity that serves as the agent for a group of at least ten charitable organizations.
“Local Presence” means a demonstrated presence in the State of Oregon as evidenced by the provision of direct and substantial charitable services or activities benefiting Oregonians in Oregon throughout the previous calendar year.
“Charitable Fund Drive Management Organization” means the person or organization selected to administer the annual Charitable Fund Drive on behalf of all participating funds and federations.
“Charitable Fund Drive Committee” or “Committee” means the committee appointed to set policies and implement the Charitable Fund Drive Program for state employees.
A “conflict of interest,” whether actual or potential, means any action, decision or recommendation, the effect of which would be or could be to the pecuniary benefit or detriment of a fund, federation or associated charitable organization.
“Department” means the Department of Administrative Services.
“Director” means the Director of the Department of Administrative Services.[Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.]