How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in participating in this year’s State Employee Charitable Campaign (SECC)!

The SECC gives all current and retired state and higher education employees in Texas the opportunity to contribute to charitable organizations. Since its beginning, state employees have contributed more than $189 million to participating organizations!


Statewide Charity Applications

The application deadline for a statewide federation and its affiliated charities was:

11:59 PM (Central Time Zone), Monday, February 22, 2021 

Thank you for your interest in applying as a statewide charity to the SECC. Applications for the 2022 campaign will open in January 2022.

Local Charity Applications

If your organization provides services to one local region in Texas, please review the requirements and consider applying to the SECC! Need to know which SECC region you serve? Check our SECC region map here.

Local 2021 SECC applications are now closed.


All SECC statewide and local applicants are encouraged to review the following statute and regulations: 

Examples for Local Charities and Charity Federations: 

Re-certification Resources (For Statewide and Local Charities as Needed): 

Other Resources (For Statewide and Local Charities as Needed):