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.
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Empowers a diverse network of individuals committed to taking nonviolent direct action to end the exploitation and killing of all animals.
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.
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.
Supports financially disadvantaged families of children with autism and funds education and research into the causes and consequences of childhood autism.
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.
Mission: EAGLE HILL SCHOOL IS A COEDUCATIONAL BOARDING SCHOOL THAT EDUCATES STUDENTS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES, INCLUDING ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER, IN GRADES EIGHT THROUGH TWELVE. EAGLE HILL STUDENTS DEMONSTRATE AVERAGE TO ABOVE AVERAGE COGNITIVE ABILITY AND ARE MOTIVATED TO EXPLORE ACADEMIC AND INTELLECTUAL PURSUITS IN A SUPPORTIVE ENVIRONMENT. ALTHOUGH EAGLE HILL ENCOURAGES EMOTIONAL AND BEHAVIORAL GROWTH, IT DOES NOT ACCEPT STUDENTS WITH PRIMARY CONCERNS IN THESE AREAS. EAGLE HILL DRAWS ITS STUDENTS FROM ACROSS THE US AND THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY, BRINGING A WELCOME DIVERSITY TO THE CAMPUS.
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.
One gift helps protect your environment, health, wildlife, and natural resources -- locally, nationally, and internationally. One environment, one simple way to care for it.
Provides services to ensure that children and adults with disabilities have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play.
Provides food pantry, clothing closet, educational and recreational activities and programs to enrich the lives of area citizens in need.
Our purpose is to support the mission of the trustees of the college of Our Lady of the Elms, IC. And Engage in any lawful act or actifity in furtherance of its educational mission.
As US racial divisions and inequities grow sharper and more painful, the work of envisioning and creating systems of authentic racial inclusion and belonging in the United States remains work in progress. We believe that reversing the trend must begin in our homes, schools, and communities with our children’s hearts and minds.
At Embrace Race, we identify, organize – and, as needed, create – the tools, resources, discussion spaces, and networks we need to meet 4 goals:
- Nurture resilience in children of color
- Nurture inclusive, empathetic children of all stripes
- Raise kids who think critically about racial inequity
- Support a movement of kid and adult racial justice advocates for all children
The Emily Dickinson Museum is the home of America's best-loved poet, Emily Dickinson, and is dedicated to celebrating her life and work with a variety of public events, guided tours, and education outreach.
We provide support and resources for those who have experienced pregnancy and infant loss, and education for those who care for them at the time of loss.
EWB UMass is a student organization dedicated to helping local and international communities create sustainable solutions in order to improve their quality of life.
Protecting the climate by educating Congress, developing innovative solutions, and building broad coalitions to move America to efficient and renewable energy for a sustainable future.
Environmental Defense Fund's scientists, economists and attorneys design practical, long-term strategies to protect wildlife, natural resources, safeguard clean air, water and human health.
To insure that individuals with seizures are able to participate in all life experiences and to work toward prevention control and a cure for epilepsy.
EJI is committed to ending mass incarceration and excessive punishment in the United States, to challenging racial and economic injustice, and to protecting basic human rights for the most vulnerable people in American society.
Founded in 1989 by Bryan Stevenson, a widely acclaimed public interest lawyer and bestselling author of Just Mercy, EJI provides legal representation to people who have been illegally convicted, unfairly sentenced, or abused in state jails and prisons. We challenge the death penalty and excessive punishment and we provide re-entry assistance to formerly incarcerated people.
EJI works with communities that have been marginalized by poverty and discouraged by unequal treatment. We are committed to changing the narrative about race in America. In 2018, EJI plans to build a national memorial to victims of lynching and open a museum that explores African American history from enslavement to mass incarceration.
The Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund was formed both to educate the public about the detrimental effects of illegal guns in order to reduce gun violence in the United States and to lessen the burdens of government by assisting American local governments and law enforcement agencies in their efforts to develop effective policies to combat illegal guns. The Fund supports programmatic activities of approximately 1000 mayors in the coalition of Mayors Against Illegal Guns, as well as other government officials and law enforcement leaders.
Family Outreach of Amherst offers case management, advocacy, and information and referral services to low income families in Amherst.
Farm Aid is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to keep family farmers on the land.