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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NEADS (National Education for Assistance Dog Services, also known as Dogs for Deaf and Disabled Americans), is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that was established in 1976 and is based in Princeton, Massachusetts. Our Assistance Dogs become an extension of their handlers and bring freedom, physical autonomy and relief from social isolation to their human partners who are deaf or have a disability.

Federation: Independent Charities of America
Code: 101666


My name is Tori, and I attend Roger Williams University with my partner in crime, my Service Dog Tony. Let me tell you how Tori and Tony, or "T squared," as we are affectionately known, came to be.

Improving the health of our communities by preventing kidney and urinary tract disease through education support services, organ donor awareness, disease prevention and medical research.

Federation: Community Health Charities
Code: 54588

NMSS is comprised of people who want to do something about MS now. We assist people with MS, their family members, concerned friends and healthcare professionals.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 54988

Preserves national parks from the Grand Canyon to Gettysburg; protects endangered wildlife and cultural sites; promotes new parks; defends against pollution, inappropriate development and overcrowding.

Federation: EarthShare New England
Code: 91088

Supports eligible programs within the NRA, law enforcement, and other community based agencies that foster firearms safety and education, constitutional education, and wildlife conservation management.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 139088

The National Trust, a privately-funded nonprofit organization, works to save America's historic places. SavingPlaces.org

Federation: America's Charities
Code: 111121

America's conservation organization dedicated to protecting endangered species and habitats for our children's future and connecting people with nature through education and action opportunities.

Federation: EarthShare New England
Code: 758188

The Center has worked for more than 40 years to protect and promote equality and opportunity for women and families. We champion policies and laws that help women and girls achieve their potential at every stage of their lives — at school, at work, at home, and in retirement. Our staff are committed advocates who take on the toughest challenges, especially for the most vulnerable women.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15348

The Yiddish Book Center is a nonprofit organization working to tell the whole Jewish story by rescuing, translating, and disseminating Yiddish books and presenting innovative educational programs that broaden understanding of modern Jewish identity.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15338

Provides legal representation nationwide to Native American tribes, organizations, and individuals in cases of national significance involving tribal sovereignty, natural resources and human rights.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 723088

NRDC defends embattled wilderness, rivers, air, coasts and wildlife across America and around the globe. Saved Baja's whales, Canada's Spirit bears, and California's sequoias.

Federation: EarthShare New England
Code: 758288

Preserves plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on earth by focusing on the protection of lands and waters in Massachusetts.

Federation: EarthShare New England
Code: 971588

By integrating best practices in both education and treatment, NEARI School offers students from ages 7 to 22 an opportunity to succeed by promoting relationships, mastery, self-advocacy and self-empowerment while nourishing individual strengths.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15340

The Needham Community Council is a private non-profit organization which supports people in Needham who have under-met health, educational or social needs and promotes volunteerism, community and a sense of shared responsibility. The Needham Community Council receives no Federal, State or Local Tax Dollars. We are funded only by the generosity of our Needham neighbors. 

Federation: No
Code: 15461

Increases understanding of aquatic life to enable people to help conserve the oceans through engaging exhibits and education programs and leadership in conservation and research.

Federation: EarthShare New England
Code: 104780

New England Basset Hound Rescue (NEBHR) was founded in 2001 by lovers of the breed who wanted to help the homeless, abandoned, and unwanted Basset Hounds of New England.

NEBHR, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Everyone involved with NEBHR is on a volunteer basis only and members reside throughout New England.

We receive no financial compensation for our efforts. We all have jobs outside the home, families, and other important commitments. We do Basset rescue because we want to help save homeless hounds and place them in good homes.

Federation: N
Code: 15463

Serves battered women and rape survivors in Franklin County and the North Quabbin region.

Federation: United Way of Franklin County
Code: 495588

Through a deep commitment to independent local journalism, trusted educational content, inspired cultural offerings, and civic engagement, NEPM endeavors to share new voices and inspire new conversations. It provides audiences with a broad array of local and national programs across all media—TV, radio, online, and mobile, including PBS and NPR programs as well as locally produced series, podcasts and specials.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 456456

WGBY, a community-supported public broadcasting organization, connects the people of our region with ideas and events to enrich their lives and improve their communities.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 852654


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Children 6-8 years old stepped into the shoes of Odd Squad agents to solve and report a series of odd cases as they engaged in interactive content, games and crafts.

The nation's oldest native plant conservation organization works with New England residents to conserve native plants through its programs in education, horticulture, and habitat management.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 869988

As the only food bank in the state, the New Hampshire Food Bank is a vital distributor and supplier to the hunger relief agencies that serve meals and provide groceries to      people experiencing the negative impacts of not having enough to eat

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15329

The mission of the New York Avenue Foundation is to be a catalyst of educational advancement for youth in need throughout Washington D.C. The Foundation provides tutoring and mentoring hosted by the NY Avenue Presbyterian Church. 

Code: 15431

Offers opportunities for spiritual and moral growth, human outreach and service, social activities, and education development to the UMass community in a safe and healthy facility which promotes friendships, respect, leadership, and role modeling.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 645222

We work to secure fundamental rights for nonhuman animals through litigation, legislation, and education. To change the common law status of great apes, elephants, dolphins, and whales from mere “things,” which lack the capacity to possess any legal right, to “legal persons,” who possess such fundamental rights as bodily liberty and bodily integrity.

Federation: No
Code: 15430

North Star teens are individuals moving forward in unique directions at a pace that is right for them. North Star is not a school. We do not offer diplomas, credits, or grades. Rather, North Star offers an alternative to school where teens learn in the way that suits them best.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15367

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