Private & Unofficial Organizations
Private Organizations (POs) are self-sustaining special interest groups, set up by individuals acting exclusively outside the scope of any official capacity as officers, employees, or agents of the Federal Government. POs can be great mediums for encouraging community involvement among like-minded individuals on base and can greatly enrich the lives of members of the DoD and their dependents. Because individuals running POs are often also members of or closely associated with the DoD, however, the possibility exists for actual or apparent conflicts of interest to sometimes arise between those dual roles.
To address this issue, Air Force-wide rules have been established to regulate and monitor the activities of base-associated POs. Such regulations and other useful information can be found below. Of particular importance are templates to request fundraisers (which you can do even as an unofficial organization) and information on how to make proper requests for off-base solicitations.
New Private Organizations
New Private Organizations are required to submit the following to us for PO Approval.
- Request for Insurance Waiver or copy of Insurance Policy
- Bank Account Creation Letter
All forms, applications AFI’s, and publications you may need are available in the Private Organizations Document Library. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions that are not covered by the FAQ below.
Forms & Downloads
The Air Force Instructions related to fundraising and private organizations have been substantially revised, and provide different guidelines for fundraisers on base depending on whether the fundraiser is for a registered private organization or an unofficial unit-affiliated activity. In addition, most fundraisers taking place on Kunsan AFB must be approved in advance by the Installation Commander’s representative. For more information or questions, please consult AFI 34-223, Private Organizations Program, 13 Dec. 2018, AFI 36-3101, Fundraising, 9 Oct. 2018, or contact the 8 FSS Private Organizations Monitor.
For Fundraising Approval
For fundraising approval, properly request approval to conduct a fundraiser on Kunsan AB. The attached forms must be completed and sent to 8 FSS/FSR at least 15 days prior to the event.
- Fundraiser Request Form
- Unofficial Private Organization Insurance Waiver Form
- Fundraiser Request Form During CFC & AFAF
Fundraisers should not coincide with or detract from the Air Force Assistance (Fund AFAF )Campaign or Combined Federal Campaign.