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.
  • Click here to view a virtual map of 2021 participating charities.
  • Donate using ePledge or our Adobe Digital Pledge Form. The form will automatically open in your web browser. Please download and open with an Adobe program to utilize the "submit" button, or save and email to
Charity NameCodeFederation / GroupDescription
African Wildlife Fndn.1167EarthShare NC - FederationProtects imperiled species-- lions, mountain gorillas, rhinos, elephants,-- through habitat conservation, wildlife protection, leadership training, and wildlife-friendly community-beneficial business development for more than 50 years.
America’s Best Charities1900America's Best Charities - FederationFeeding the hungry. Sheltering the homeless. Protecting the children. And healing the sick. America's finest independent charities. Working with you to share- the American way.
American Farmland Trust1155EarthShare NC - FederationThe mission of American Farmland Trust is to save the land that sustains us by protecting farmland, promoting sound farming practices, and keeping farmers on the land
American Lung Assoc.1006CHC: Creating Healthier Communities - FederationThe mission of the American Lung Association is to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through research, education and advocacy.
American Whitewater1979America's Best Charities - FederationSave rivers! Support American Whitewater and national river stewardship, recognized as leaders in river management and restoring rivers impacted by dams.
Appalachian Trail Conservancy1928America's Best Charities - FederationWe are the guardians of the Appalachian Trail - a place of life-changing discovery. Help us preserve its natural beauty and priceless cultural heritage.
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.
Beyond Pesticides1134EarthShare NC - FederationPrevents pesticide poisoning of our environment, homes, workplaces, schools, food and water through a practical information clearinghouse on toxic hazards and non-chemical pest control.
Blue Ridge Conservancy1847Independent AgencyBlue Ridge Conservancy partners with landowners and local communities to permanently protect natural resources with agricultural, cultural, recreational, ecological and scenic value in northwest North Carolina.
Blue Ridge Parkway Fndn.1121EarthShare NC - FederationPhilanthropic partner for Blue Ridge Parkway supporting projects and programs focused on natural resource preservation, cultural heritage, education and outreach, and enriching visitor experiences
Born Free USA1145EarthShare NC - FederationWorks to end the suffering of wild animals in captivity, rescue individual animals in need, protect wildlife, including endangered species, and encourage compassionate conservation globally.
Carolina Farm Stewardship Assoc.2548Independent AgencyFor 42 years, the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association has successfully united farmers, consumers, and businesses to build a just and healthy food and farming future.
Carolina Raptor Center1105EarthShare NC - FederationProvides environmental education, raptor rehabilitation and raptor medical training worldwide. Visitors to the center enjoy one of the country's largest displays of raptors.
Carolina Tiger Rescue1104EarthShare NC - FederationProvides rescue and sanctuary for wild cats; conservation education through tours, community outreach and summer camp; and opportunities for volunteering, internships, and community service.
Catawba Riverkeeper Fndn.1170EarthShare NC - FederationWe advocate for and secure protection and enhancement of the Catawba River, its lakes, tributaries and watershed to sustain its dependent human and wildlife populations
Chesapeake Bay Fndn.5138America's Best Charities - FederationAmerica's waters and marine life face toxic pollution, overfishing, urban sprawl. Help realize our vision: safe drinking water, pristine waterways, thriving ecosystems locally and nationwide.
CleanAire NC1166EarthShare NC - FederationCleanAire NC strives to ensure North Carolina's air quality meets or exceeds science-based air quality standards that protect public, environmental, and economic health. Formerly Clean Air Carolina.
Coastal Conservation Assoc.3705Independent AgencyThe purpose of Coastal Conservation Association is to advise and educate the public on conservation of marine resources. The objective of Coastal Conservation Association is to conserve, promote and enhance the present and future availability of those coastal resources for the benefit and enjoyment of the general public.
Conservation Fund, The1612America's Charities - FederationConservation should work for all Americans. We create solutions that make environmental AND economic sense. Over 90% of every dollar goes directly towards our mission.
Conservation Trust for NC1107EarthShare NC - FederationThe Conservation Trust for North Carolina saves the places you love! We protect the Blue Ridge Parkway, assist land trusts, and connect people to nature.
Conserving Carolina1162EarthShare NC - FederationConserving Carolina works to protect the uniquely diverse natural communities of Henderson, Polk, Transylvania, and parts of surrounding counties.
Coral Reef Alliance5147America's Best Charities - FederationCORAL works with communities to build management systems that reduce threats to reefs. Increasing the health of the ecosystem, and communities that depend on them.
Defenders of Wildlife1140EarthShare NC - FederationFounded in 1947, Defenders of Wildlife is a major conservation organization focused solely on wildlife and habitat conservation and the safeguarding of biodiversity.
Ducks Unlimited1573Independent AgencyDucks Unlimited conserves, restores, and manages wetlands and associated habitats for North America's waterfowl. These habitats also benefit other wildlife and people.
EarthShare North Carolina1100EarthShare NC - FederationSupports 70 conservation organizations working for the environment.  We are protecting the health of our communities and their future by connecting people with the organizations making direct impacts in their community