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.
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Charities
Charity NameCodeFederation / GroupDescription
AIDS Research Fndn. (amfAR)1013CHC: Creating Healthier Communities - FederationInvests in innovative AIDS and COVID-19 research; advocates increased funding for research/prevention/treatment and protecting the rights of all people affected by HIV/AIDS.
ALS Association, NC Chapter1031CHC: Creating Healthier Communities - FederationOur organization funds global research, public policy and care programs for families living with ALS in North Carolina.
Alzheimer’s Assoc, Eastern NC Chapter1056CHC: Creating Healthier Communities - FederationThe Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care and support and the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer’s research.
Alzheimer’s Assoc, Western NC Chapter1041CHC: Creating Healthier Communities - FederationThe Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care and support and the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer’s research.
Alzheimer’s Disease Research1603America's Charities - FederationWe drive innovative research worldwide and educate the public about Alzheimer's disease, risk factors, treatments, and coping strategies.
American Cancer Society, NC Chapter1504Independent AgencyOur mission is to save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer. Until we do, we'll be funding and conducting research, sharing expert information, supporting patients, and spreading the word about prevention.
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 Diabetes Assoc.1003CHC: Creating Healthier Communities - FederationCommitted to finding a cure for diabetes, improving care, and providing information and support to help fight diabetes through research, community programs and advocacy.
American Fndn. For Suicide Prevention2440CHC: Creating Healthier Communities - FederationWe are dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide.
American Heart Assoc.3856CHC: Creating Healthier Communities - FederationTo be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives through research, training, advocacy, community services and public, patient and professional education.
American Kidney Fund1005CHC: Creating Healthier Communities - FederationWe fight kidney disease on all fronts by addressing education, advocacy, financial assistance, prevention, research; spending 97 cents of every donated dollar on programs.
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.
Arthritis Fndn.1034CHC: Creating Healthier Communities - FederationThe Arthritis Foundation is the Champion of Yes. The Foundation helps conquer battles through life-changing information and resources, access to care and advancements in science.
Autism Society of America2082America's Best Charities - Federation1 in 68 children diagnosed with autism--that's nearly 50,000 new families just this year. Help us provide support to those living with autism today.
Autism Speaks1035CHC: Creating Healthier Communities - FederationWe fund biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments and cure for autism spectrum disorders; increase awareness; and advocate for the needs of affected families.
Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network2051America's Best Charities - FederationAdvancing collaborative and cutting-edge research, providing patient information and support, and raising awareness on bladder cancer. We're leading the way to a cure.
Breast Cancer Aid & Research Inst.1944America's Best Charities - FederationAwards medical research grants and ships medical supplies and humanitarian aid to programs that treat breast cancer and other degenerative diseases. Breast Cancer support groups!
Breast Cancer Coalition1666America's Charities - FederationBreast Cancer Coalition is dedicated to ending breast cancer through the power of grassroots action and advocacy.
Breast Cancer Research & Asst. Fund1957America's Best Charities - FederationProvides research grants, medical equipment and supplies to clinics that treat breast cancer and other chronic diseases. Provides educational materials for patients. Cancer support groups.
Cancer Care2085America's Best Charities - FederationCaring for people facing cancer. Supporting patients, children, loved ones, caregivers. We provide help and hope through free counseling, wigs, education, financial assistance.
Cancer Research & Asst. – VHL1971America's Best Charities - FederationVHLA: committed to finding a cure for VHL, a genetic condition causing abnormal tumor growth, and related cancers, awarding millions through its research grants program.
Cancer Research America – NFCR2970America's Best Charities - FederationNFCR is committed to research for a cure - cures for all types of cancer. It's up to all of us to make sure scientists have everything they need to succeed.
Cancer Research for Children CureSearch1673America's Charities - FederationWe’re delivering more effective and less toxic treatments to children with cancer, ensuring they not only survive, but go on to lead long, healthy lives.
Cancer Research Fund – Damon Runyon/Walter Winchell2424America's Best Charities - FederationTo accelerate breakthroughs, we provide today's best young scientists with funding to pursue innovative cancer research. 100% of your donation funds cancer research.
Cancer Research: Cell & Gene Treatments1089CHC: Creating Healthier Communities - FederationOur mission is simple – drive breakthrough cell and gene research to develop living medicines that leverage the body’s immune system to defeat cancer.