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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Free civil legal services in western and central Massachusetts focusing on housing, domestic violence, affordable health care, benefits programs, and humanitarian immigration relief.

Federation: United Way of Hampshire County
Code: 658888

CMSS brings together people of all ages, abilities, cultural backgrounds, and economic circumstances to make music in an environment that embraces diversity and encourages creativity.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 24877

The YMCA provides many programs that build strong kids by improving their mind, body, spirit i.e. Swimming, camping, gymnastics, Leaders Club, youth sports etc.

Federation: United Way of Franklin County
Code: 496788

We are advocates for children. Our mission is to release children from poverty in Jesus' name.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15364

Connecticut Public Broadcasting, Inc. adds value to people's lives through programs and services that inform, educate, entertain and inspire our audiences in Connecticut and beyond

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 646566

CPTV’s content offerings enrich people’s lives through high-quality educational programming and services that inform, educate, entertain, and inspire audiences in Connecticut and beyond. CPTV reaches viewers nationwide with its unique blend of exceptional local public television shows, as well as national programs of interest to audiences across the country.

Federation: n
Code: 15487

The principal citizen champion for the Connecticut River, challenging threats, solving problems, and helping others enjoy the natural wonders of New England's largest river ecosystem.

Federation: EarthShare New England
Code: 104777


Over the course of two days, thousands of people were expected to remove 45 tons of trash from the Connecticut River and her tributaries from Source to Sea

The Center for Contemplative Mind in Society (CMind) transforms higher education by supporting and encouraging the use of contemplative/introspective practices and perspectives to create active learning and research environments that look deeply into experience and meaning for all in service of a more just and compassionate society. 

Federation: No
Code: 15428

Cool Earth shares the most effective conservation methods around the world and invests in those with the potential for best outcomes for people and rainforest.   Innovation is the key to scaling up rapid rainforest protection and the lessons learned in one partnership can often be applied to benefit another.   

We work with communities who want to protect their forest. From setting up an in-country team to working directly with communities and local NGOs to develop their capacity, our partnerships are community-led and adaptable to each location. We work with communities who want to protect their forest. From setting up an in-country team to working directly with communities and local NGOs to develop their capacity, our partnerships are community-led and adaptable to each location.

By supporting Cool Earth, you’re taking the smartest climate action there is.

Federation: N
Code: 15520

Cooley Dickinson Hospital is passionately committed to providing our patients and communities with the best health care in the most appropriate setting.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 111154

Craig’s Doors is dedicated to providing shelter for people who are homeless while we work to develop supportive housing.  Craig’s Doors is a United Way partner agency.

Federation: United Way of Hampshire County
Code: 15263

The Foundation provides patient support for children and adults with Crohn's and ulcerative colitis, expands public awareness of these diseases and funds vital research.

Federation: Community Health Charities
Code: 54188

Cutchins Programs specializes in providing mental health and special education services for children, adolescents and their families from Western Massachusetts. We operate an outpatient clinic, two residential treatment programs, and a special education s

Federation: United Way of Hampshire County
Code: 700004

Supports innovative research to control and cure cystic fibrosis. Provides specialized medical care through a nationwide network of centers; offers pharmacy and other patient services.

Federation: Community Health Charities
Code: 653988

Strengthening the bond between animals and people through compassionate sheltering, responsible adoptions, education, community outreach, and innovative spay/neuter programs.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 109865


A dog and his kissing a woman

When Darwin first arrived at Dakin Humane Society, the first thing the staff noticed about the loveable yellow lab was his curious walk.  

The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values at MIT is dedicated to inquiry, dialogue, and education on the ethical and humane dimensions of life. 

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15203

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

 Davenport Child Care is a nonprofit daycare and  preschool that serves working class families in the hilltowns. Affordable quality care is hard to find, families often travel from 45 minuets away. To serve these clients the program relies  heavily on donations to cover supplies, materials, and make ends meet.

Code: 15511

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

The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund provides grants to students actively working for peace and justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to those able to do academic work at the university level and who are part of the progressive movement on the campus and in the community. Early recipients worked for civil rights, against McCarthyism, and for peace in Vietnam. Recent grantees have been active in the struggle against racism, sexism, homophobia, and other forms of oppression; building the movement for economic justice; and creating peace through international anti-imperialist solidarity.

Federation: No
Code: 15436

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

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