Important Message for Federation Donors and Event Registrants

Upgrade your system by March 15 in order to donate or register for events

What will you need to do?

Compatible Operating Systems 
Windows® 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012

Compatible Browsers
Chrome® v.22+, Firefox® version v.27+, Internet Explorer® v.8-10 (if enabled), Internet Explorer v.11, Safari® v.7+, Edge®

Mobile Browsers
Safari v. 5+, Firefox version v.27+, Internet Explorer v.11+, Opera® v. 14+

Why is this neccessary?

The service used by many institutions, including the Federation, for processing financial transactions, is upgrading their Transport Layer Security (TLS).

What is Transport Layer Security (TLS)?

It is an industry-wide requirement to ensure the highest level of security when processing all financial transactions. Today’s industry standard security features aren’t compatible with older systems and these new protocols will ensure the safety of your online financial transactions. Learn More

When will this take effect?

As of March 15, 2018.

How will this affect me?

If your OS and/or web browser is not up to date, you will not be able to access the Federation’s donation and event registration pages.


Please contact us at 415.512.6290.