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Charity NameCodeFederation / GroupDescription
Blue Ridge Parkway Fndn.1121EarthShare NC - MemberThe Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation is the fundraising partner for the Blue Ridge Parkway, providing critical support for initiatives along the 469-mile route.
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.
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.
Catawba Riverkeeper Fndn.1170EarthShare NC - MemberWe advocate for and secure protection and enhancement of the Catawba River, its lakes, tributaries and watershed to sustain its dependent human and wildlife populations
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.
Dorothea Dix Park Conservancy4196Independent AgencyThe City of Raleigh owns and operates Dorothea Dix Park. The Conservancy is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that exists to support the City in its efforts, serve as its philanthropic partner, and help ensure the creation and long-term success of Dorothea Dix Park.
Dream Factory of NC2576Independent AgencyThe Dream Factory provides dreams to children ages 3 - 18 with a critical or chronic illness.
Dream On 34195Independent AgencyDream On 3 grants sports dreams for kids and young adults who live with life-altering conditions including mental health challenges and intellectual disabilities.
Friends of State Parks1153EarthShare NC - MemberFriends of State Parks supports all of North Carolina State Parks, Trails, Rivers, and Natural Areas and their educational programs
Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail1102EarthShare NC - MemberFriends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail brings together communities and volunteers to build, maintain, and promote a footpath connecting North Carolina and to ensure that all people feel welcome on the trail.
Governor Morehead Foundation4074Independent AgencyWe foster the enlightenment of children and young adults with vision-impairment by funding life experiences, academic programs and vision services.
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.
NC High School Athletic Association3725Independent AgencyProvides governance and leadership for interscholastic athletic programs in North Carolina that support and enrich the educational experience of students.
NC Museum of Art Fndn.3819Independent AgencyThe North Carolina 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 Senior Games1581Independent AgencyNorth Carolina Senior Games provides health promotion programming for adults 50 and better through sports and the SilverArts through 53 Local Games and State Finals.
NC Zoological Society1521Independent AgencyThe N.C. Zoo Society provides the North Carolina Zoo with the financial support it needs to fulfill its missions in education, conservation, research and recreation.
Partnership for Children, Chatham Co.2311Independent AgencySupporting quality early care and education for all children through Smart Start, NC Pre-K, Child Care Food Program, and Child Care Resource and Referral Services.
Piedmont Wildlife Center3561Independent AgencyWe encourage conservation with our ambassador animals, and inspire people to build lifelong connections with nature through immersive outdoor education, citizen science, and wildlife stewardship.
Salvation Army, Wake Co.1587Independent AgencyWe offer afterschool, summer, & athletic youth programs, senior's programs, services for homeless children / adults, soup line, crisis closet, food pantry, family shelter, regional emergency disaster services. In 2021, we helped nearly 100,000 individuals in Wake and Lee Counties.
Shareff4139Independent AgencyWe provide free accessible online and in-person yoga classes in the community for groups who may not readily have access to a yoga studio or gym.
Special Olympics NC1520Independent AgencyProviding year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
Triangle Golf Fndn.2562Independent AgencyFirst Tee - Triangle uses the game of golf to teach young people life skills like resilience and self confidence, enabling them to meet life's challenges.
Tryon Palace Fndn.4146Independent AgencyThe Tryon Palace Foundation supports the Tryon Palace by protecting, preserving, and developing the legacy of its historical past ensuring its history for future generations.
United Way, Scotland Co.1460-000Independent AgencyWe provide, sustained and measurable improvements in the quality of life in Scotland County by mobilizing resources that address the needs in our community.
YMCA, Alamance Co.1401Independent AgencyAt the YMCA, strengthening community is our cause. Youth Development, Healthy Living & Social Responsibility are our 3 areas of focus