Submit a selfie

Thank you for taking a few minutes to Be the Face of Change and show your support for the CFC! The CFC community is you and your colleagues, wherever you are around the globe. Submitted selfies will be used in the sliding banner on Collectively, these photos will show the vibrant and caring CFC community who will change the world together!


Please enter your name as you would like it to appear (first name only is fine) when visitors to the website hover over your selfie.
Enter the name of your federal Department/Agency/Branch of Service to be displayed when a visitor to the website hovers over your selfie.
Your selfie will display best if taken in landscape mode (i.e., hold your phone horizonally instead of vertically).
One file only.
5 MB limit.
Allowed types: gif, jpg, jpeg, png.
  1. Hold your phone horizontally, not vertically.
  2. Position your phone at eye level or slightly above your head.
  3. Get close to the camera with or without a Show Some Love circle.
  4. Make a fun gesture: thumbs up, hands over heart, arms crossed.
  5. Include your family members or pets. 
  6. Give a BIG smile or BIG laugh.
  7. Look directly into the camera lens.
  8. Make sure you face your lighting source (if it is behind you, you will be in shadow). 
  9. We are trying to highlight all federal agencies, so if you normally wear a uniform (military, USPS, CBP, TSA, etc.), feel free to show it in your selfie (if allowed!).
By checking this box, I acknowledge I have read and agree to OPM's consent form and agree to the use of my selfie.
I hereby agree to waive compensation and authorize video, photo(s), and/or voice recording(s) to be used for informational, educational, and or public relations purposes both within the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and by the general public. All OPM-prepared video, photo(s), and or voice recording(s) are works of the U.S. Government and are not subject to U.S. copyright protection. 
  1. Photos taken at work (i.e. within the scope of duty) are not subject to copyright and shall be approved by the Government supervisor before submission. 
  2. For “selfies” taken at home or other location by a government employee, the photographer and the subject or subjects waive copyright and consent to government use of the image for approved purposes listed above. Submissions must comply with the OPM Social Media Policy ( (Section 7.8.). This includes the privacy protections and standards including that there may be no inappropriate language or commercial slogans in the Selfies or other submissions.
  3. The product will be shown on various OPM websites and social media pages such as Facebook (,  YouTube (, and Twitter (
I and the other subjects in the photo understand the video, photo(s), and/or voice may appear online as soon as 30 minutes after the taping, and will remain online indefinitely and may subsequently appear in OPM publications or other non- OPM publications that OPM deems appropriate that help to promote or publicize the event or purpose that the video, photo(s), and/or voice recording was prepared.

I understand that OPM reserves the right to decline to use any submission or may slightly alter a submission for use to comply with the Social Media Policy or for any other reason.

I authorize disclosure and release of the video, photo(s), and/or voice recording to OPM.

I have read and understood the foregoing and I consent to the use of my video, photo(s), and/or voice recording as specified for the above-described purpose(s) or that of my custodian. I further understand that no royalty, fee, or other compensation of any character shall become payable to me or my custodian by OPM for such use. I understand that consent to use mine or that of my custodian’s video, photo(s), and/or voice recording is voluntary.   

I waive the right to inspect or approve the finished product, including a written or electronic copy, wherein mine or that of my custodian’s video likeness appears.

I hereby hold harmless and release and forever discharge OPM from all claims, demands, and causes of action which I, my heirs, representatives, executors, administrators, or any other persons acting on my behalf or on behalf of my estate or that of my custodian have or may have because of this authorization.
I am at least 18 years of age, and or the legal guardian/custodian, and I am competent to contract in my name or the name of my child and I have read this release before signing below and I fully understand the contents, meaning, and impact of this release.

No specific charity name, logo, or reference may appear in the image. The CFC reserves the right to decline to post a submitted selfie for this or any other reason.