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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Dedicated to restoring the keystone forest tree of the eastern United States, by locating blooming remaining American chestnut trees in Massachusetts and by breeding blight-resistant trees from Massachusetts "Mother Trees".

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 415514

The ACLU of Massachusetts’ Immigrant Protection Project (IPP) is a coordinated regional effort by attorneys and organizations to provide immigrants in Western Massachusetts with referrals for legal assistance and connections to other services.

 IPP serves immigrants in the four western counties (Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin, and Berkshire) of Massachusetts and Connecticut.

Federation: N
Code: 15471

The nation's foremost defender of civil liberties. Defends constitutional rights. Upholds free speech, religious liberty, equality, privacy, due process. Protects minorities, women, immigrants, the poor.

Federation: America's Charities
Code: 220388

The association's mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes through research, information and advocacy.

Federation: Community Health Charities
Code: 50588

Helping farmers and ranchers protect their land from development, produce a healthier environment, and build successful communities. Working to save the land that sustains us.

Federation: EarthShare New England
Code: 757488

AFS-USA works toward a more just and peaceful world by providing international and intercultural learning experiences to individuals, families, schools, and communities through a global volunteer partnership.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 468876

Exclusively dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research and education and to reaching out to people with mood disorders and those affected by suicide.

Federation: Community Health Charities
Code: 111195

Committed to the principles of nonviolence and justice, AFSC seeks to understand and address the root causes of poverty, injustice, and war.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 655988

Dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke through research, education, advocacy, and community programs to help people live longer, healthier lives.

Federation: Community Health Charities
Code: 50788

Provides sustainable development assistance, technical support and emergency relief to people in need in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, Russia and Ukraine.

Federation: Global Impact
Code: 753988

The American Kidney Fund provides direct financial assistance to kidney patients in need and education to those with, and at risk for, kidney disease.

Federation: Community Health Charities
Code: 50888

The American Liver Foundation's Mission is to facilitate, advocate and promote education support and research for the prevention treatment and cure of liver disease.

Federation: Community Health Charities
Code: 679888

The focus is on healthy air, tobacco control and all lung diseases, including asthma through programs, services, research, education and advocacy.

Federation: Community Health Charities
Code: 51088

Works for the prevention, treatment and cure of Macular Degeneration through educating the public and supporting scientific research. DVD, presentations, website, newsletter, telephone support, booklet

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 109863

Provides education resources and referral to patients, families, health care professionals and Parkinson disease support groups in Massachusetts. Raises funds for national research in PD.

Federation: Community Health Charities
Code: 68168

Our network of generous donors, volunteers and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15362

A humanitarian organization that provides relief to victims of disasters and helps people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies by providing education, health & safety programs to the community.

Federation: United Way of Pioneer Valley
Code: 475988

In the wee hours of a cold April night, a major fire destroyed a large apartment building on Main Street in Springfield. The Red Cross Disaster Action Team volunteers responded to the call to help the families, who were now homeless.

Working to protect and restore healthy, natural rivers for the benefit of people and wildlife; ensuring clean drinking water, natural flood protection, and recreational enjoyment.

Federation: EarthShare New England
Code: 727988

American Turtle Observatory (ATO) is a network of scientists, researchers, agencies, communities, and landowners dedicated to identifying and conserving the most important landscapes for freshwater turtles in North America. ATO works across the United States and Mexico in a variety of landscapes, including the most species-rich ecoregions and areas identified as critical to the survival of threatened species.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15385

Restores health and saves lives by delivering donated medicines, medical supplies and humanitarian aid to people in need around the world and here at home.

Federation: Global Impact
Code: 657688

AmeriCares health worker safety program helps to keep a nurse, her family and patients safe in Tanzania

Dedicated to dance education and professional training; nurturing local dancers of all ages and enriching our community through performance and collaboration with arts, educational, and cultural organizations.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 687533

Provide youth baseball for children ages 4 to 19 living in Amherst, Hadley, and surrounding towns. Affiliated with Little League baseball since 1952 and Babe Ruth baseball since 1953.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15258

An organization providing youth a safe supervised environment with educational and recreational activities to promote health, development, leadership and community regardless of income, race or religion.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15316

Our core values are: 

  • Worship- Drawing Near to the Lord and Glorifying Him.
  • Mission -Leading People to Christ in Fulfillment of the Great Commission.
  • Maturity - Growing Spiritually and Being a Living Testimony for Christ.
  • Fellowship - Loving Each Other in the Lord and Being United in One Accord.
  • Service - Serving One Another in Selfless Humility.
Federation: n
Code: 15443

Amherst Cinema is an independent, nonprofit arts and education center brimming with world-class programs! Our comfortable, fully accessible theater offers state-of-the-art projection and sound and is a welcoming crossroads for all.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 957289

“Better than Christmas!” is what one third grade student said about Amherst Cinema’s groundbreaking arts and literacy program, See-Hear-Feel-Film (SHFF), and we couldn’t agree more!