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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The Northampton Education Foundation funds teacher-initiated projects and programs that expand educational opportunities, foster creativity, and enhance academic experiences in the public schools of Northampton, MA.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 476790

The Northampton Recovery Center offers:  Recovery Support; Wellness programs for those in Recovery for addiction; post incarceration recovery support; recovery coaches; community connection; educational, social and group support for those in recovery; peer led center

Federation: No
Code: 15427

An emergency food provider and referral service for Hampshire County, with food pantries in Northampton & Goshen

Federation: United Way of Hampshire County
Code: 478388

One of the best rowing clubs in the region. We offer rowing for all ages, all year round. We'll save you a seat.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15383

NOFA/Mass is an educational and member-based organization that teaches people how to grow food organically, and why growing organic food matters, both to humans and to the Earth.  Their mission: "Through education and advocacy NOFA/Mass promotes organic agriculture to expand the production and availability of nutritious food from living soil for the health of individuals, communities and the planet."

Federation: No
Code: 15453

A Community Meal Program serving the homeless and poor in Amherst, which offers weekend and holiday meals as well as free groceries and baked goods. Not Bread Alone was established in 1983.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 884433

Nuestras Raices is a grass-roots organization that promotes economic, human and community development in Holyoke, Massachusetts through projects relating to food, agriculture and the environment. Our projects include: Community Gardens, Youth Leadership, and environmental projects.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 316172

Nueva Esperanza is regarded as a pioneer for community-based programs in the neighborhood. As its leaders go through a reorganization process to align its efforts with community needs of today, the organization seeks to maintain opportunities for resident civic engagement and community empowerment, cultural activities, and include entrepreneurial support for small business startups.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 306188

Through research, education, and science-based advocacy, Ocean Conservancy informs, inspires, and empowers people to speak and act on behalf of the oceans.

Federation: EarthShare New England
Code: 111294

 Old Sturbridge Village is an outdoor living history museum depicting life in an early 19th-century rural New England village, featuring costumed historians, artisans and farmers; historic homes, trade shops and water-powered mills; a working farm with heritage breed animals; and permanent and rotating exhibits.

Federation: No
Code: 15414

The Open Pantry endeavors, with humanity and dignity, to provide meaningful services and processes which can assist people who are hungry, homeless or disadvantaged to improve the quality of their lives.

Federation: United Way of Pioneer Valley
Code: 911088

Opportunities for Communities Inc. (OfC) is a not-for-profit organization that offers experiential learning through sustainable development programs for students in western Massachusetts.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15328

Our Lady of the Valley Parish is a Roman Catholic church serving the needs of Easthampton, Southampton, Westhampton and surrounding towns.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15351

We are an international relief and development organization that creates lasting solutions to poverty, hunger and injustice.

Federation: Global Impact
Code: 32088

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is a nationwide network of people dedicated to working together to advance research, support patients and create hope for those affected by pancreatic cancer.

Federation: Community Health Charities
Code: 15285

PFLAG supports the health, well-being and equality of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, their family members and friends through support, education and advocacy.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 709857

Establishes long-term relationships with sister organizations based in settings of poverty to bring the benefits of modern medical science to those most in need of them and to serve as an antidote to despair.

Federation: Global Impact
Code: 498489

Pathways to Safety International (Formerly Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center) empowers victims of interpersonal & gender based violence abroad. Pathways undertakes the global challenge of assisting victims who are enduring extreme suffering in isolated situations where support seems minimal and many obstacles block the path to safety. 

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15401

We provide grants, training and other vital resources necessary to grassroots communities working on peaceful conflict resolution, human rights and environmental sustainability in the U.S.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 646567

Year-round childcare services, including options for pre-school through eighth grade, before and after-school care, professional days, public school vacations and summer camps.

Federation: United Way of Hampshire County
Code: 478788

Jones Library promotes open access to information and creative literature, provides literacy training in English, and preserves the history of Amherst and its remarkable writers.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 949455


Tashi with her son

When Tashi arrived in the U.S. as a Tibetan refugee, she had no English skills, no formal education, and no work history outside of the home.  Brought by a relative to The Jones Library, Inc.’s English as a Second Language Center, she expressed some doubt about whether a middle-aged woman without literacy skills would be able to learn enough English to succeed in this country.

Saves eagles, condors, falcons, and other endangered birds through research, breeding, and conservation programs. Helps preserve rainforests. Educates children and adults about nature and science.

Federation: EarthShare New England
Code: 111295

Provides education and services promoting advancement and independence for children and adults worldwide that are blind, deaf-blind or visually impaired with or without other disabilities.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 611608

Your contribution will help us save animals

Federation: Independent Charities of America
Code: 181688

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