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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Connecticut Public Broadcasting, Inc. adds value to people's lives through programs and services that inform, educate, entertain and inspire our audiences in Connecticut and beyond

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 646566

The principal citizen champion for the Connecticut River, challenging threats, solving problems, and helping others enjoy the natural wonders of New England's largest river ecosystem.

Federation: EarthShare New England
Code: 104777

Over the course of two days, thousands of people were expected to remove 45 tons of trash from the Connecticut River and her tributaries from Source to Sea

The Center for Contemplative Mind in Society (CMind) transforms higher education by supporting and encouraging the use of contemplative/introspective practices and perspectives to create active learning and research environments that look deeply into experience and meaning for all in service of a more just and compassionate society. 

Federation: No
Code: 15428

Cooley Dickinson Hospital is passionately committed to providing our patients and communities with the best health care in the most appropriate setting.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 111154

Craig’s Doors is dedicated to providing shelter for people who are homeless while we work to develop supportive housing.  Craig’s Doors is a United Way partner agency.

Federation: United Way of Hampshire County
Code: 15263

The Foundation provides patient support for children and adults with Crohn's and ulcerative colitis, expands public awareness of these diseases and funds vital research.

Federation: Community Health Charities
Code: 54188

Cutchins Programs specializes in providing mental health and special education services for children, adolescents and their families from Western Massachusetts. We operate an outpatient clinic, two residential treatment programs, and a special education s

Federation: United Way of Hampshire County
Code: 700004

Supports innovative research to control and cure cystic fibrosis. Provides specialized medical care through a nationwide network of centers; offers pharmacy and other patient services.

Federation: Community Health Charities
Code: 653988

Strengthening the bond between animals and people through compassionate sheltering, responsible adoptions, education, community outreach, and innovative spay/neuter programs.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 109865

A dog and his kissing a woman

When Darwin first arrived at Dakin Humane Society, the first thing the staff noticed about the loveable yellow lab was his curious walk.  

The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values at MIT is dedicated to inquiry, dialogue, and education on the ethical and humane dimensions of life. 

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15203

Rated #1 in New England for breakthrough cancer research/treatment, and provides hope for thousands diagnosed with cancer each year.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 314388

We can remember our pediatrician asking us to sit down. We were holding Gavin on our laps and we knew whatever she was going to say wasn’t going to be good. When she said, “I think Gavin has Leukemia,” our hearts dropped.

Fosters personal and physical enrichment, growth and self-discovery in individuals regardless of age, physical or emotional limitations, or the ability to pay, through experiences with farm animals, especially horses.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 770113

Honors and supports the work of David Sheldrick who spent a lifetime dedicated to the protection and preservation of Africa's Wilderness and its denizens, particularly endangered species such as elephants and Black Rhino. 

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15399

The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund provides grants to students actively working for peace and justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to those able to do academic work at the university level and who are part of the progressive movement on the campus and in the community. Early recipients worked for civil rights, against McCarthyism, and for peace in Vietnam. Recent grantees have been active in the struggle against racism, sexism, homophobia, and other forms of oppression; building the movement for economic justice; and creating peace through international anti-imperialist solidarity.

Federation: No
Code: 15436

Since its formal incorporation, in 1974, DEBORAH Hospital Foundation, has dedicated its energies to raising critically needed funds to support the humanitarian mission of DEBORAH Heart and Lung Center, in Browns Mills, NJ.

Federation: Community Health Charities
Code: 15201

Working since 1947 to save America's endangered animals and their threatened habitat for future generations through public education, citizen advocacy, legal action and scientific research.

Federation: EarthShare New England
Code: 853588

Diggity Dogs Service Dogs, a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization based in Shelburne Falls, MA, provides service dogs and service dog training and support services. We develop dogs’ abilities to sense their guardian’s mental, emotional, neurological and/or physical needs and respond in ways that enable our clients to cope with and overcome challenges that they experience. We create cooperative and mutually beneficial relationships with dogs that provide invaluable assistance to disabled individuals.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15344

Empowers a diverse network of individuals committed to taking nonviolent direct action to end the exploitation and killing of all animals.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15387

Your gift provides food, shelter, and medical aid to homeless veterans, transportation to medical facilities, and counseling/rehabilitation for amputee and other severely disabled veterans.

Federation: Independent Charities of America
Code: 721788

An independent international medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics and natural disasters in more than 60 countries.

Federation: Global Impact
Code: 754188

Woman holding a young girl

Central African Republic (CAR). Before I came here the name conjured up for me dark scenes of civil war, senseless killing and grueling poverty. I was nervous. Not least because I would be living and working using my basic French. I did my research, read back through the news stories of the last few years and various opinion pieces; it was almost unanimously grim.

Supports financially disadvantaged families of children with autism and funds education and research into the causes and consequences of childhood autism.

Federation: Independent Charities of America
Code: 101688

The Downtown Amherst Foundation’s Relief and Resiliency Small Business Microgrant program intends to offer microgrants to small, local businesses and individual contractors to meet their short-term financial needs. The grant can cover employee wages and benefits (including fringe benefits associated with employment, such as health insurance), accounts payable, fixed costs, inventory, rent, and utilities. This application is ONLY for Amherst, Massachusetts small businesses, independent contractors, and self-employed individuals who operate a brick and mortar business.

Federation: No
Code: 15481

EarthRights International (ERI) combines the power of law and the power of people in defense of earth rights. ERI  has offices in the U.S. and Southeast Asia. We specialize in   fact-finding, legal actions against perpetrators of earth rights abuses, training grassroots and community leaders, and advocacy   campaigns. Through these strategies, ERI seeks to end earth  rights abuses, to provide real solutions for real people, and to promote and protect human rights and the environment in the communities where we work. ERI is a group of activists, organizers, and lawyers with expertise in human rights, the  environment, and corporate and government accountability.

Federation: No
Code: 15445

One gift helps protect your environment, health, wildlife, and natural resources -- locally, nationally, and internationally. One environment, one simple way to care for it.

Federation: EarthShare New England
Code: 643888

Provides services to ensure that children and adults with disabilities have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play.

Federation: Community Health Charities
Code: 408188