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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Dog rescue and adoption organization.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15394

Fights to preserve wilderness and protect environmental quality worldwide through a powerful combination of education, scientific research, publishing and litigation.

Federation: EarthShare New England
Code: 111296

The Springfield Congregation and our lay associates serve in schools and prisons, protest war and advocate nonviolent means of peacemaking, and work with and for justice.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 664219

Provides free cleft surgery for millions of poor children in developing countries and cleft-related training for doctors and medical professionals, Smile Train is committed to eradicating the problem of clefts.

Federation: Global Impact
Code: 407188

The mission of the Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide is to reduce the number of youth suicides and  attempted suicides by encouraging public awareness through the  development and promotion of educational training programs.

Federation: No
Code: 15437

Friends of the Soldiers' Home in Holyoke secures funds for services, programs and equipment, not state funded, for veterans at the Soldiers' Home in Holyoke

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 106771

The Friends of the South Hadley Public Library assists the library with providing much needed services that are not available through the regular town budget. Including children

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 921783


Do you remember all the fun you had at the public library when you were growing up?  Here in South Hadley we are so lucky to have a fantastic organization called the Friends of the South Hadley Public Library that sponsors many activities for children and teens throughout the year.

Using litigation, education, and other forms of advocacy, the SPLC works toward making the ideals of equal justice and equal opportunity a reality.

Federation: America's Charities
Code: 683015


During graduation season, I sometimes find myself thinking back to a ceremony that left me fighting back tears of joy in 2014. That’s when I got to see Carlos Kelly receive his high school diploma.

Speaking Place works internationally to address critical social issues facing communities.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15398

Provides year-round sports training and athletic competition for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Goals include developing physical fitness, expressing courage, and experiencing joy.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 683016

Provides social, recreational, cultural and informal educational activities to the Jewish and general population in the Pioneer Valley

Federation: United Way of Pioneer Valley
Code: 473488


Through collaborations with educational institutions, cultural organizations and local businesses, PVJFF offers a temporary common ground where community members interested in experiencing Jewish culture through film can learn, be inspired, and enjoy being together.

Help poor residents of Hampden County work toward self-sufficiency through our programs: Childcare, Weatherization, Food and Nutrition, Tax Assistance, Savings Accounts and more.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 305488

The goal of the Springfield Rescue Mission, since 1892, is to meet the physical and spiritual needs of the hungry, homeless, addicted and poor by introducing them to Christ and helping them apply the Word of God to every area of their lives.

Federation: United Way of Pioneer Valley
Code: 978544

Our mission is to maintain and develop a professional symphony orchestra that produces performances of high artistic quality, that educates and entertains audiences of all ages, that expands and develops our audiences; and to sponsor related programs and concerts that enhance the musical life of the region we serve.

Today, the SSO is the largest Massachusetts symphony outside of Boston. It consists of over 80 musicians from the NE region of the United States and Canada, and holds many performances in a given season – as either the full orchestra or in ensemble formats.

The Springfield Symphony Orchestra is the parent organization of two youth orchestras – the Springfield Youth Sinfonia (formally Young Person’s Philharmonia) and the Springfield Youth Orchestra (formally Young Person’s Symphony).  Both of these ensembles offer young musicians a chance to play in a full orchestra, an option not offered in many schools.

Federation: No
Code: 15473

We offer a variety of early childhood education programs that meet the diverse needs of children and families, serving over 1000 children per day.

Federation: United Way of Pioneer Valley
Code: 474988

Researches and treats pediatric catastrophic diseases-primarily childhood cancers. St. Jude covers all costs not paid by insurance. Research findings are shared worldwide.

Federation: Community Health Charities
Code: 56188


Adam

Those first few hours after the call were a blur. While we were preparing to fight for his life, Adam was enjoying a pizza and watching the sunset over the Mississippi River with his girlfriend. 

St. Patrick is a parish of the Diocese of Springfield, MA

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15324

Helps persons with disabilities achieve and sustain independence by providing the resources and advocacy necessary to change their lives and our communities.

Federation: United Way of Franklin County
Code: 481188

The Student Diplomacy Corps (SDC) provides opportunities and scholarships for high school students from across the nation and around the world to access dynamic international education summer programs that build college readiness, deepen understanding of global issues and unleash the potential and creativity of youth.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15352

The Sunderland Public Library is a welcoming and lively center for lifelong learning, providing access to recreational and educational materials and innovative programming for people of all ages.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15276

The Surfrider Foundation is to the protection and enjoyment of the world's ocean, waves and beaches through a powerful activist network.  

Federation: EarthShare New England
Code: 111297

Imagine life without breast cancer. We can make it a reality by racing for the cures and funding life-saving research and community health programs.

Federation: Community Health Charities
Code: 562162

Since 1973, Tapestry Health has provided community-based reproductive health, WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) and HIV/AIDS prevention services to the four counties of western Massachusetts.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 494288

Temenos is an off-the-grid, non-denominational retreat center located on Mount Mineral, in Shutesbury, about a half hour northeast of Amherst, Massachusetts. The name Temenos is a Greek word meaning the sacred space surrounding an altar, temple or shrine.  Carl Jung used this same word to refer to one’s interior space, where soul-making takes place.  Here at Temenos we remember our own sacredness, as we immerse ourselves in the quiet of the deep forest, and embrace with respect, all the woodland inhabitants within this naturally occurring temenos.

Federation: No
Code: 15432

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