Capital Area

Capital Area SECC

Public Notice

The Local Employee Committee of the State Employee Charitable Campaign (SECC) is accepting applications for local federations and local unaffiliated organizations for the Capital Area SECC region.  Contact Emma Cravey at for information or an application packet. Applications may be uploaded on this Web site.  All application documentation must be received by the Local Campaign Manager’s office at the link above by Friday, April 2 before 5 pm.



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The State Employees Charitable Campaign provides State of Texas employees with the most efficient and consistent pathway possible for charitable giving, payroll deduction. Employees can contribute to nearly 1,000 charities which support the communities in which they live, work, volunteer, and raise their families.

Thanks to the generosity of state employees, the 2020 Capital Area campaign raised $1.3 million. 



Important Dates & Updates

Local Charity Applications Due April 2

The 2021 State Employee Charitable Campaign, Capital Area is now accepting applications from charities local to the Capital Area to participate in the campaign. Use the following links and downloadable content to apply. 

When you have gathered your completed, signed PDF application form and all necessary attachments, click the link below to upload your documents, fill out the web form, and submit your application.

Please note: your 990 must be signed by an officer on Page 1. If it is not, please submit in addition your signed Form 8879-EO e-file authorization form.  If you do not have this, your tax preparer will have it on file.


Submit 2021 SECC Capital Area Application


2021 Local Charity Application

Local Charity Application Instructions

Local Unaffiliated Organization Checklist

Local Affiliated Organization Checklist

Local Federation Checklist

Sample Expense and Revenue Reconciliation

SPC Re-Certification Letter**

Charities Eligible for Re-Certification**

Map of SECC Regions


**For federation use only, not applicable to local unaffiliated charities





The Local Employee Committee

State employees volunteer to provide oversight throughout the campaign.

Theresa McShan, 2021 Chair
Texas Health and Human Services Commission

Kara Hester, 2021 Co-Chair
Office of the Attorney General - Child Support

Marie Welsch
Texas Juvenile Justice Department

Maria Moreno
Texas Medical Board

Carla Lawrence
Department of Public Safety

Danyale Bryant
Department of State Health Services

Jessica Crabtree
Texas Health and Human Services Commission

Allison Ayeni
Texas Military Department

Michelle Ozuna
Office of the Attorney General

Barbara Turcotte
Department of State Health Services



Local Campaign Managers

Emma Cravey, Local Campaign Director
EarthShare of Texas

Lacie Levy, Local Campaign Assistant
EarthShare of Texas

Francoise Van Keuren, Executive Director
EarthShare of Texas



Capital Area SECC Contact

Emma Cravey -