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.

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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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Rated #1 in New England for breakthrough cancer research/treatment, and provides hope for thousands diagnosed with cancer each year.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 314388

We can remember our pediatrician asking us to sit down. We were holding Gavin on our laps and we knew whatever she was going to say wasn’t going to be good. When she said, “I think Gavin has Leukemia,” our hearts dropped.

Fosters personal and physical enrichment, growth and self-discovery in individuals regardless of age, physical or emotional limitations, or the ability to pay, through experiences with farm animals, especially horses.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 770113

Honors and supports the work of David Sheldrick who spent a lifetime dedicated to the protection and preservation of Africa's Wilderness and its denizens, particularly endangered species such as elephants and Black Rhino. 

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15399

Since its formal incorporation, in 1974, DEBORAH Hospital Foundation, has dedicated its energies to raising critically needed funds to support the humanitarian mission of DEBORAH Heart and Lung Center, in Browns Mills, NJ.

Federation: Community Health Charities
Code: 15201

Working since 1947 to save America's endangered animals and their threatened habitat for future generations through public education, citizen advocacy, legal action and scientific research.

Federation: EarthShare New England
Code: 853588

Diggity Dogs Service Dogs, a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization based in Shelburne Falls, MA, provides service dogs and service dog training and support services. We develop dogs’ abilities to sense their guardian’s mental, emotional, neurological and/or physical needs and respond in ways that enable our clients to cope with and overcome challenges that they experience. We create cooperative and mutually beneficial relationships with dogs that provide invaluable assistance to disabled individuals.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15344

Empowers a diverse network of individuals committed to taking nonviolent direct action to end the exploitation and killing of all animals.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15387

Your gift provides food, shelter, and medical aid to homeless veterans, transportation to medical facilities, and counseling/rehabilitation for amputee and other severely disabled veterans.

Federation: Independent Charities of America
Code: 721788

An independent international medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics and natural disasters in more than 60 countries.

Federation: Global Impact
Code: 754188

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Central African Republic (CAR). Before I came here the name conjured up for me dark scenes of civil war, senseless killing and grueling poverty. I was nervous. Not least because I would be living and working using my basic French. I did my research, read back through the news stories of the last few years and various opinion pieces; it was almost unanimously grim.

Supports financially disadvantaged families of children with autism and funds education and research into the causes and consequences of childhood autism.

Federation: Independent Charities of America
Code: 101688

One gift helps protect your environment, health, wildlife, and natural resources -- locally, nationally, and internationally. One environment, one simple way to care for it.

Federation: EarthShare New England
Code: 643888

Provides services to ensure that children and adults with disabilities have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play.

Federation: Community Health Charities
Code: 408188

Provides food pantry, clothing closet, educational and recreational activities and programs to enrich the lives of area citizens in need.

Federation: United Way of Hampshire County
Code: 477088

The Emily Dickinson Museum is the home of America's best-loved poet, Emily Dickinson, and is dedicated to celebrating her life and work with a variety of public events, guided tours, and education outreach.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 487624

We provide support and resources for those who have experienced pregnancy and infant loss, and education for those who care for them at the time of loss. 

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15281

Empty Arms Bereavement Support holds space for parents to honor their pregnancy, experience their baby, and grieve their baby’s death.

EWB UMass is a student organization dedicated to helping local and international communities create sustainable solutions in order to improve their quality of life.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 884622

Protecting the climate by educating Congress, developing innovative solutions, and building broad coalitions to move America to efficient and renewable energy for a sustainable future.

Federation: EarthShare New England
Code: 700018

Environmental Defense Fund's scientists, economists and attorneys design practical, long-term strategies to protect wildlife, natural resources, safeguard clean air, water and human health.

Federation: EarthShare New England
Code: 757988

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