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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Your donation funds cancer prevention research; educates people about how they can prevent cancer and detect it early; and supports community cancer prevention programs.

Federation: America's Charities
Code: 171088

We advance the research of better, less toxic treatments to ensure children with cancer not only survive, but live long, healthy lives.

Federation: America's Charities
Code: 104739

To support and coordinate scientific and clinical efforts that will lead to the immunological treatment control and prevention of cancer.

Federation: Community Health Charities
Code: 51788

Funding Assistance Dogs for disabled and autistic children--providing them with companionship and independence, while helping expand awareness of assistance dogs working with children.

Federation: Independent Charities of America
Code: 109860

Fights root causes of poverty in 72 countries; special focus on empowering poor women to lift themselves, their families and communities out of poverty.

Federation: Global Impact
Code: 30888

Bringing the power of education, arts and culture to youth and their families in Holyoke, Massachusetts. The Care Center is a challenging and transformative education program for the community.

Federation: United Way of Pioneer Valley
Code: 497088

CaringBridge provides personal websites that connect people experiencing a health event to family and friends, making each health journey easier. Our free service is made possible by the generosity of donors.

Federation: Community Health Charities
Code: 15253


“Mr. and Ms. Blaustein, we have to talk.” These are the words that shocked us after the radiologist had performed a brain scan on Marilyn. He described a meningioma sitting in the frontal lobe of Marilyn’s brain that was the source of her balance and energy problems.  

Led by former President Jimmy Carter, and Rosalynn Carter, the Center prevents and resolves conflicts, enhances freedom and democracy, and improves health around the world.

Federation: Independent Charities of America
Code: 700136

Promotes Latino empowerment through educational programming, facilitation of individual and collective action for social change, and help to navigate a complicated local system of services.

Federation: United Way of Hampshire County
Code: 476688

Boston-based organization dedicated to ending domestic violence in homes, famileies and communities through intervention, prevention, and education.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 41277

The Catherine Violet Hubbard Foundation, Inc. is creating the Catherine Violet Hubbard Animal Sanctuary in honor of its namesake, a young victim of the Newtown, Connecticut tragedy.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15257

Rushes food, clothing, shelter, water and comfort to God's most vulnerable children effectively and efficiently in times of disaster and provides the means to self-sufficiency.

Federation: Independent Charities of America
Code: 30988

Caring for kitties is what we do. Help us find "forever" homes for the hundreds of our lost or abandoned friends.

Federation: Independent Charities of America
Code: 101577

The Center for Constitutional Rights is dedicated to advancing and protecting the rights guaranteed by the United States Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15370

The Center for Design Engagement is a non-profit community art and design resource center dedicated to providing progressive design, innovative public art and civic engagement services in Western Massachusetts—particularly in underrepresented communities. 

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15318

CHD is a family of more than 40 programs that deliver a wide range of high quality social services in communities throughout Western Massachusetts and Connecticut, all aimed at helping people build strong productive lives.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 480088

Strengthening families through counseling, educating and supporting adults and children to help them develop their strengths and successfully face life

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 562163

Offers classes in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and technology; employment coaching; citizenship application assistance; family literacy; and referrals to other services.

Federation: United Way of Hampshire County
Code: 476488


Smiling woman in a hat with colorful outfit

​Felicidade Oliveira moved to Amherst in 2009 from Cape Verde, an island off the coast of West Africa. She spoke not a word of English and didn’t know how to read in her native language, Creole. 

CPE advances economic justice through education, economic demystification, and organizing. We provide participatory economics workshops, resource materials, and bridge the divide between activists and academics.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 111937

The Center for Reproductive Rights is the first and only reproductive rights organization to combine domestic and international legal advocacy to advance reproductive freedom as a fundamental human right.

Federation: Independent Charities of America
Code: 155650

To offer beneficial educational programs to the community and individuals in safe, responsible shooting activities.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15327

Our Mission is to bring lasting change to impoverished children

Federation: Global Impact
Code: 803888

Give children a living chance through emergency relief, food, medical care, schools, orphanages, and micro economic assistance in 33 countries, including Native Americans.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 202688

The Mission of the Children's Orchestra Society (COS) is "teaching Children the Language of Music." 

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15339

Funds Research, patient support and public awareness of the neurofibromatosis NF 1, NF 2 and schwannomatosis genetic disorders that cause random tumor growth throughout the body.

Federation: Community Health Charities
Code: 55088

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