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Charity NameCodeFederation / GroupDescription
Accion International1301Global Impact - FederationWe are a global nonprofit committed to creating a financially inclusive world, with a pioneering legacy in microfinance and fintech impact investing.​
Activate Good4097Independent AgencyActivate Good mobilizes community members ages 3 to 100 to improve our community through projects tackling everything from hunger, to education, to helping the environment!
American Civil Liberties Union of NC Legal Fndn.1622Independent AgencyThe ACLU of North Carolina works to protect and advance civil rights and civil liberties for all North Carolinians.
American Council of the Blind2486CHC: Creating Healthier Communities - FederationOur mission is to increase the independence, security, equality of opportunity, and quality of life for all blind and visually impaired people.
American Jewish World Service1303Global Impact - FederationInspired by the Jewish commitment to justice, we work to realize human rights and end poverty in the developing world.​
American Near East Refugee Aid1372Global Impact - FederationProvides humanitarian assistance and sustainable development to advance the well-being of refugees and other vulnerable communities in the Middle East.​
AmeriCares Fndn.1348Global Impact - FederationTo save lives and improve health for people affected by poverty or disaster so they can reach their full potential.​
Amnesty International USA1630America's Charities - FederationOur history spans 60 years and includes a presence in over 70 countries and 10 million supporters. We defend the human rights of people globally.
Appalachian Voices4040Independent AgencyAppalachian Voices brings people together and provides them with tools for grassroots campaigns that protect the land, air, and water of Central and Southern Appalachia.
Arc of NC1008CHC: Creating Healthier Communities - FederationCommitted to securing for all people with intellectual & developmental disabilities the opportunity to choose & realize their goals.
Ashoka1375Global Impact - FederationTo advance an Everyone a Changemaker world, where anyone can apply the skills of changemaking to solve complex social problems.​
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 work alongside formerly incarcerated women by providing stable housing, employment, and wraparound services.
Center For Community Transitions3920Independent AgencyWe strengthen the community by helping justice-involved people build a better quality of life via employment services; alternatives to incarceration; and strengthening family bonds.
Cerebral Palsy Fndn.1061CHC: Creating Healthier Communities - FederationThe Cerebral Palsy Foundation works to transform the lives of people with cerebral palsy (and related disabilities) today through research, innovation and collaboration.
Child Advocacy Center1807Independent AgencyProvides a safe child friendly location for child victims of sexual and physical abuse to receive help, hope and healing.
Child Slavery, Trafficking & Forced Labor Rescue5054America's Best Charities - FederationDevoted to the rescue of trafficked and exploited child laborers from carpet looms in Asia, and offering them rehabilitation, counseling, education and a home.
Communities In Schools, Cape Fear1406-062United Way Federation - Cape Fear AreaCISCF works in partnership with public schools to identify and connect students, many in jeopardy of dropping out, with resources to stay engaged in school.
Community Empowerment Fund2553Independent AgencyCEF’s mission is to cultivate opportunities, assets, and communities that sustain transitions out of homelessness and poverty. We person-centered support with financial services that pursue equity.
CORRAL Riding Academy3843Independent AgencyCORRAL pairs at-risk girls with rescued horses for long-term holistic intervention. The program provides an opportunity for youth who might not succeed otherwise.
Democracy NC2516Independent AgencyNonpartisan organization that seeks to strengthen NC’s democracy, build power among disenfranchised communities, and inspire confidence in a transformed political process that works for all.
Disability Rights & Resources3943Independent AgencyCreating a fully inclusive community in which all people, with and without disabilities, may pursue their own goals and choices for living and working together.
Disability Rights NC1544Independent AgencyDisability Rights North Carolina (DRNC) is dedicated to advancing and defending the rights of people with all types of disabilities, of all ages, statewide.
DREAMS of Wilmington1406-032United Way Federation - Cape Fear AreaDREAMS provides high quality, tuition-free arts education to low-income youth. Social justice, civics education and academic success are interwoven in our curriculum.
Durham Center for Senior Life4109Independent AgencyThe Durham Center for Senior Life provides educational and social programming, nutritional congregate meals, and supportive services to seniors 55+ in the Durham County area.
El Pueblo3649Independent AgencyWe build power through leadership development, organizing & direct action so that the Latin American community & marginalized communities control our own stories and destinies.