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Charity NameCodeFederation / GroupDescription
Adult Center for Enrichment (Wellspring)1422-001UW Gtr Greensboro - MemberWell-Spring Solutions is committed to exceeding the needs of a diverse, evolving population of older adults through innovative and supportive home and community-based services.
Alight1389Global Impact - MemberWe work closely with refugees, trafficked persons, and economic migrants to co-design solutions that help them build full and fulfilling lives.
Americans Helping Americans5026America's Best Charities - MemberFighting American poverty by aiding needy Appalachian and urban Americans; providing low-income families, elderly, and veterans with basic relief, educational support and affordable housing.
Benevolence Farm4100Independent AgencyBenevolence Farm seeks to cultivate leadership, promote sustainable livelihoods, and reap structural change with individuals impacted by the criminal legal system in North Carolina. We do so by providing housing, living wage employment, and wraparound services to formerly incarcerated women.
Breast Cancer African American, Sisters Network2039America's Best Charities - MemberSpeaking with one voice, we save lives by empowering women through support, education, financial assistance and promoting early detection through free mammography and ultrasound screenings.
Brunswick Family Assistance Agency1541Independent AgencyBrunswick Family Assistance is dedicated to improving the lives of families and individuals in crisis in Brunswick County, who are willing to help themselves, by providing emergency assistance and educational and skills development programs.
Carolina Common Enterprise4199Independent AgencyCarolina Common Enterprise is North Carolina's cooperative development center. We are a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit providing training and technical assistance to cooperative and community owned businesses across our state. We work by “helping people help themselves”.
Carolina for Kibera3645Independent AgencyCFK Africa is an NGO working with community members to improve public health, educational outcomes, and economic opportunities in informal settlements.
Catholic Legal Immigration Network5114America's Best Charities - MemberCLINIC and its 270+ affiliates assist low-income immigrants, reunite families, promote citizenship, help victims of domestic violence, advocate, build capacity, and train legal immigration providers.
Center for Community Transitions3920Independent AgencyCCT helps strengthen the community by helping justice-involved people build a better quality of life via employment services, alternatives to incarceration, and strengthening family bonds.
Children of Nicaragua Fabretto Fndn.5128America's Best Charities - MemberEmpowering underserved children and families in Nicaragua to reach their full potential, improve their livelihoods, and take advantage of economic opportunity through education and nutrition.
Community Empowerment Fund2553Independent AgencyCEF’s mission is to cultivate opportunities, assets, and communities that sustain transitions out of homelessness and poverty. We combine person-centered support with financial services that pursue equity.
Crisis Assistance Ministry1809Independent AgencyCrisis Assistance Ministry provides families with assistance meeting life's basic needs (housing, utilities, clothing, furniture), helping them move towards self-sufficiency.
Crosby Scholars Community Partner1419-001UW Forsyth - MemberCrosby Scholars helps students ACHIEVE in the classroom and community; APPLY to college and look for scholarships; and AFFORD college with need-based Last Dollar Grants.
Designed for Joy4197Independent AgencyDesigned for Joy provides women in crisis with stability through immediate employment and support, removing the stigma of vulnerability.
Disability Rights NC1544Independent AgencyDRNC is a state-wide legal advocacy agency fighting for the rights of people with disabilities in North Carolina. All services are at no cost.
Extraordinary Ventures4192Independent AgencyExtraordinary Ventures is a non-profit that operates small businesses to create meaningful employment opportunities for adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities such as autism.
Families Moving Forward3875Independent AgencyFamilies Moving Forward helps families in the crisis of homelessness find their way home. We provide temporary housing, case management, skills education, and connection to community resources to help parents and children thrive in stable homes.
Fayetteville Urban Ministry1413-012UW Cumberland - MemberTransforms lives through our Find-A-Friend youth mentorship program; our Adult Literacy & Education Center, our Emergency Assistance and our Nehemiah Emergency Home Repair program.
Forward Cities4190Independent AgencyWe equip communities to grow and sustain equitable entrepreneurial ecosystems, so that every entrepreneur can successfully launch a business that supports their families and communities.
Gabi’s Grounds Coffee Shop4115Independent AgencyWe empower the special abilities community to find their place in the world and enjoy fulfillment in everything they do.
Goodwill Industries, Central NC2596Independent Agencylocally-operated organization dedicated to improving lives and enriching communities through the power of work.
Greensboro Urban Ministry1511Independent AgencyThe mission of Greensboro Urban Ministry is to express the love of God to our neighbors in need by offering food, shelter, and solutions.
Helping Horse3881Independent AgencyHelping Horse provides equine-assisted programs that foster joy and well-being through connections with our horses and team members in an uplifting and inclusive environment.
International Rescue Committee1363Global Impact - MemberResponding to the world’s worst humanitarian crises, helping people to survive, recover and gain control of their future.