Need Help Choosing a Charity?

  • Start by asking yourself, “What’s important to me?” Think about people in your life, your hobbies and interests, and things you would like to change or are concerned about.
  • Review the Charity Listing in the Giving Guide or use the search engine below to search by service area, location and more to find a charity you'd like to support.
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Charity NameCodeFederation / GroupDescription
America’s Charities1600America's CharitiesWorking to build strong communities. Addressing needs of children, families, communities by helping employers and employees support our member charities' programs.
American Dance Festival7336Independent CharityADF offers arts programs based on its mission to support the creation, presentation, and preservation of modern dance; expand dance audiences; and train dancers.
Arts Center, The3701Independent CharityThe ArtsCenter inspires artistic creativity and enriches the lives of people of all ages in the triangle area through classes, performances and art exhibits.
Artspace6791Independent CharityArtspace is NC's only center with open studios for 30+ visual artists, education for children through adults, exhibitions of local, regional, and national artists, and established and emerging artist residencies all under one roof. We celebrate and inspire positive community impact through art.
Artsplosure, Raleigh Arts Festival3532Independent CharityBuilding community by presenting high quality, accessible, and inclusive arts and educational programs at First Night Raleigh and Artsplosure-The Raleigh Arts Festival.
Blue Ridge Parkway Fndn.1121EarthShare North Carolina - Member AgencyPhilanthropic partner for Blue Ridge Parkway supporting projects and programs focused on natural resource preservation, cultural heritage, education and outreach, and enriching visitor experiences
Boy Scoutsof America, Central NC3867Independent CharityScoutReach works to remove as many barriers to entry as possible to allow these Scouts the ability to participate in a Scouting Program. Youth are provided with registration fees, a uniform, scout book, activity fees, and any other costs incurred during their scouting career.
Carolina Ballet3643Independent CharityCarolina Ballet performs world-class professional ballet, entertaining and enlightening diverse audiences by presenting traditional ballets; commissioning new choreography; and educating future audiences through educational outreach.
Children’s Theatre of Charlotte3899Independent CharityChildren's Theatre of Charlotte is a nationally recognized professional theatre company producing plays for children and families and providing comprehensive theatre education classes and camps.
Community Music School1212United Arts Council Raleigh & Wake Co. - Member AgencyCMS provides access to high quality music education to economically challenged students. We offer lessons for $1- per weekly lesson.
DREAMS of Wilmington1406-032United Way of the Cape Fear Area - Member AgencyDREAMS provides high quality, tuition-free arts education to low-income youth. Social justice, civics education and academic success are interwoven in our curriculum.
Durham Arts Council1593Independent CharityThe Durham Arts Council is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to supporting and showcasing the arts and providing arts experiences for all people in our community.
Durham Central Park4167Independent CharityDurham Central Park is a non-profit that manages, programs and improves the 5 acre city park of the same name in downtown Durham.
Johnston Co. Arts Council3615Independent CharityJohnston County Arts Council: Providing opportunities through the funding of arts organizations, the promotion of local artists, and the enhancement of education in our schools.
Justice Theater Project4148Independent CharityJTP focuses on social justice and community issues, strives to foster dialogue, action, inclusiveness and collaboration through shows, youth summer camps, partnerships and educational programming.
Kidzu Children’s Museum4152Independent CharityKidzu Children's Museum provides hands-on learning experiences for young children. Educational programs include exhibits, story times, programs, art, fieldtrips, and outreach to families in need.
NC Aquarium Society1578Independent CharityThe Aquarium Society supports the NC Aquariums' operational and capital needs in their mission to "Inspire appreciation and conservation of North Carolina's aquatic environments."
NC Arts Fndn.3951Independent CharityIn 2013 the North Carolina Arts Foundation was created to foster and promote the growth, progress and general welfare of the North Carolina Arts Council.
NC Central Univ. – WNCU 90.71725Independent CharityWNCU 90.7 FM-A jazz, news and information public radio station that impacts its audience through culturally diverse music and news programs that inform, educate, and enrich the community and abroad.
NC Chamber Music Institute1225United Arts Council Raleigh & Wake Co. - Member AgencyNCCMI provides inspiring chamber music education for students (7-19 years), gathered in small ensembles like string quartets to develop teamwork & artistry. Aid is available.
NC Master Chorale1226United Arts Council Raleigh & Wake Co. - Member AgencyThe mission of the North Carolina Master Chorale is to enrich our communities through exceptional choral music and serve as the resident chorus for the NC Symphony.
NC Museum of Art Fndn.3819Independent CharityThe NC Museum of Art stewards and shares the people’s art collection and inspires creativity by connecting our diverse communities to cultural and natural resources.
NC Museum of History Fndn.1868Independent CharityCollects and preserves artifacts and historical items relating to the history and heritage of North Carolina assisting how the past influences the future.
NC Symphony2513Independent CharityThe North Carolina Symphony is the state’s orchestra, with a mission of statewide service, music education, and artistic excellence.
NC Theatre1221Independent CharityNC Theatre is the region's largest non-profit professional theatre company producing Broadway-caliber musicals and operating a year-round conservatory. We serve our community through workshops in local schools and universities with professional theatre artists.