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Charity NameCodeFederation / GroupDescription
ABC of NC Fndn.1801Independent AgencyABC of NC is a non-profit dedicated to providing high-quality, evidence-based diagnostic, therapeutic, and educational services to people with autism spectrum disorder; ensuring service accessibility to individuals from any economic background; and advocating for inclusion and acceptance.
Activate Good4097Independent AgencySince 2013, we’ve connected over 85,000 individuals, businesses, and schools to community partners that rely on volunteer support. We make volunteering easy, welcoming, and fulfilling, which is critical to ensure that basic needs in our community are met and our collective civic health is strong.
American Dance Festival7336Independent AgencySince 1934, the American Dance Festival (ADF) has been a recognized leader in modern dance presenting dance performances, and offering educational opportunities and community programs, while maintaining an international reach.
American Indian College Fund2921America's Best Charities - MemberNative Americans account for only 1% of college students. Help us change this statistic through scholarships/program support. Let's re-imagine what's possible for our students.
Artspace6791Independent AgencyArtspace 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!
Asheville City Schools Fndn.3515Independent AgencyACSFʼs innovative programs include the Racial Equity Ambassadors, In Real Life After-School, grants to educators, teaching artist classroom residencies, scholarships, and emergency assistance for families.
Assure the Future (J Iverson Riddle)4099Independent AgencyAssure the Future's mission is to provide enrichment activities not provided by the state for residents of the J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center and to educate the community on ways to be inclusive of young children and adults with disabilities in everyday life.
Baptist Children’s Homes of NC3641Independent AgencyBaptist Children's Homes provides homes to abused/neglected children, families, developmentally disabled adults and Care Communities/Services for Senior adults as well as Adoption services.
BEGINNINGS For Parents of Children Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing2534Independent AgencyBEGINNINGS provides support, unbiased information, and technical assistance to parents of children who are deaf or hard of hearing, deaf parents, and professionals serving them.
Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Fndn.1311Global Impact - MemberWe improve lives by working together with partners across the U.S. and worldwide to create economic opportunity, improve public health, and inspire civic engagement.​
Book Harvest3918Independent AgencyProvides an abundance of books and literacy support to families/children. Their vision is books for every child from birth, support for every parent, and literacy for every community.
Bounty & Soul3973Independent AgencyBounty & Soul creates food and healthy equity in WNC, partnering with local farms and providing access to fresh produce and whole-person health education for everyone.
Boy Scouts of America, East Carolina Council3871Independent AgencyThe Boy Scouts of America (BSA) provides the nation’s foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training, which helps young people be “Prepared. For Life.” The Scouting organization is composed of approximately 2.2 million youth members between the ages of 5 and 21.
Boy Scouts of America, Old Hickory Council4064Independent AgencyThe mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law.
Boys & Girls Clubs, Coastal Plain1530Independent AgencyOur mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. BGCCP's vision is for every child or teen who walks through our doors be inspired and prepared for a future of their choice.
Boys & Girls Homes, NC4095Independent AgencyBoys and Girls Homes of North Carolina is dedicated to providing a continuum of care to meet the physical, emotional, mental, behavioral, social, educational and spiritual needs of children, youth and families in distress or at-risk.
Cabarrus Cooperative Christian Ministry4041Independent AgencyCCM is Cabarrus County's largest crisis intervention provider, serving over 51,000 residents per year through its food, housing, financial assistance, and education services.
Canines for Service3602Independent AgencyCanines for Service provides highly trained Service Dogs at no cost or fundraising obligation to Veterans from all conflicts with service-connected disabilities.
CARE Child Abuse Resource and Education3919Independent AgencyAddressing the impact of poverty and trauma on families with children in Halifax, Warren, and Northampton counties through education, empowerment, advocacy, and community collaboration.
Carolina Farm Stewardship Assoc.2548Independent AgencyFor 44 years, the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association has successfully united farmers, consumers, and businesses to build a just and healthy food and farming future.
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 Charities Diocese, Charlotte1547Independent AgencyAn accredited agency providing help in western NC: food assistance, disaster services, case management, counseling, veterans services, refugee and immigration services, adoption, and more
Chapel Hill-Carrboro Children’s Museum4152Independent AgencyKidzu provides hands-on learning experiences for children ages 0-12 and their caregivers with exhibits, STEAM programming, child development education for caregivers, field trips, and outreach to families in need.
Chapel Hill-Carrboro Public School Fndn.1505Independent AgencyWorking with the public school system and the community to create opportunities for students and teachers in the district through programs, grants and scholarships.
Chatham Animal Rescue and Education3604Independent AgencyCARE promotes responsible pet ownership through education and targeted spay-neuter programs, provides foster care for homeless cats and dogs until placed in permanent homes.