The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is a Federal workplace giving tradition that has raised more than $8 billion for charitable organizations. It is one of the largest workplace giving campaigns in the world. The funds raised each fall through this campaign help neighbors in need around the corner, across the nation, and throughout the world. The Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area is the local campaign for Federal employees and retirees in the Washington metropolitan area and Potomac and Shenandoah regions. It is the largest single campaign within the CFC. Through the contributions of civilian and military Federal employees, the campaign raised more than $48 million in 2016 for participating local, national, and international charities.