Charitable Organizations

There are over 400 charitable organizations you can give to through UMACC!
Search for your favorite charities by keyword, service area, or cause.

If you are a UMass faculty, staff member, or retiree and would like to add a charitable organization, please submit a request at any time.

Note: If a charity has not received a donation within the past two years, we may have removed it from our site. We'd be happy to add it back! Please let us know.

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Federation: EarthShare New England
Code: 700383


Through this program, dozens of college students from UMass and other schools are learning skills that will help them gain employment and empower them to advocate for important issues like fighting climate change and ensuring clean water and healthy communities.

To insure that individuals with seizures are able to participate in all life experiences and to work toward prevention control and a cure for epilepsy.

Federation: Community Health Charities
Code: 109858

The Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund was formed both to educate the public about the detrimental effects of illegal guns in order to reduce gun violence in the United States and to lessen the burdens of government by assisting American local governments and law enforcement agencies in their efforts to develop effective policies to combat illegal guns. The Fund supports programmatic activities of approximately 1000 mayors in the coalition of Mayors Against Illegal Guns, as well as other government officials and law enforcement leaders.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15382

Family Outreach of Amherst offers case management, advocacy, and information and referral services to low income families in Amherst.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 878788

Farm Aid is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to keep family farmers on the land. 

Federation: Independent Charities of America
Code: 806888

One of the world’s leading anti-hunger organizations, bringing together caring individuals to provide food, water, education, and job training in 50 states and 10 countries.

Federation: America's Charities
Code: 752087


This blog post originally appeared on Feed the Children's website. It is published here with permission.

Fidelco Guide Foundation breeds, raises, and trains German shepherd guide dogs for In-community Placement with individuals who are blind, providing increased mobility.

Federation: Independent Charities of America
Code: 993388

We are located at the entrance to the University of Massachusetts. We are a church of diverse races, nations, cultures, generations, and backgrounds. People from 43 nations call FBC their spiritual home.  We serve our neighbors through our Food Pantry, Craig’s Place Homeless Shelter, ESL Classes, and Freedom Cafe all on our church campus. 

Federation: N
Code: 15434

Center Church of South Hadley, MA is a progressive, vibrant, Christian community, worshiping the presence of a Living God, following the teachings of Jesus and alive in the Holy Spirit.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15353

The Fistual Foundation is founded in 2000 to the treatment and prevention of obstetric fistual globally. The Foundation raises awareness of and funding for fistual treatment, prevention and education porgrams worldwide.

Federation: Global Impact
Code: 120401

Flywheel, a collectively run, not-for-profit space, aims to build community and give artists of all types the opportunity to craft, practice, and perform their work in an environment where creativity is valued over profit. 

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15322

We offer help for hurting families: single parents, newlyweds, troubled teens, grandparents, and many more receive assistance from our organization dedicated to preserving the family.

Federation: Neighbor To Nation
Code: 111320

To raise public awareness, provide advocacy and education, and to advance research on behalf of those affected by food allergies and anaphylaxis.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 30169

Alleviates hunger by rescuing 6 plus million pounds of surplus food annually and providing it to 400 programs serving low-income people throughout western Massachusetts.

Federation: United Way of Pioneer Valley
Code: 560888

The food pantry offers various kinds of food and clothing items that you may need. The only thing necessary to receive food from the pantry is an address and how many people are in your family. 

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15323

The mission of the Fort River PGO is to enrich the work of our teachers and administrators through field trip and other curriculum enhancing activities. 

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15301

The Survival Center provides free food to needy individuals and families in the Franklin County Area. There is also a thrift shop where clothing, household items, furniture and other necessities are for sale at an extremely reasonable cost.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 357631

Reduces hunger by providing nutritious meals, and access to food and household supplies free of charge to those in need.

Federation: United Way of Franklin County
Code: 999902

DIAL/SELF helps young people become independent by connecting them with housing, education, employment and civic engagement opportunities.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15215

Franklin Land Trust works with landowners to protect farms, forests, and natural resources significant to the environmental quality, economy and rural character of Western Massachusetts.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 111947

We aim to cure Fragile X, the foremost known cause of autism, by funding medical research and helping affected families get the best treatment.

Federation: Independent Charities of America
Code: 103774

Free Press fights for your rights to connect and communicate. We're working to create a world where people have the information and opportunities they need to tell their own stories, hold leaders accountable, and participate in our democracy. We fight to save the free and open internet, curb runaway media consolidation, protect press freedom, and ensure diverse voices are represented in our media.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15366

A a non-profit organization located in Cassville, NY, that provides guide dogs to blind and visually impaired people throug the distinct program called "Hometown Training."

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 700300


With the newfound mobility and independence that Freedom guide dog Link provides, Brendan is moving forward with his life. It is certainly full with his wife, two young and active boys, school, moving soon to a new home, and the addition of Link to the mix. And we know with Link’s help it can only get better!

Friends of Chilren mobilizes support by speaking ufor vulnerble children and young peole whose needs are ill-addressed by bureaucraci. We guide them to safe environments where they can thrive. We help them find their own voices and become their own advocates.

Federation: United Way of Hampshire County
Code: 560288


The most important thing I’ve gained through my connection with Friends of Children is believing in myself and knowing that people love and care for me.

Our mission is to promote the interests of the Forbes Library so that its services, activities, and facilities  may benefit the public to the greatest extent possible. The  Friends provide financial support to programs, projects, events and materials whose costs cannot be met from the library’s annual operating budget. 

Federation: No
Code: 15416

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