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Charity Listings

Featured charities have a Open Book symbol displayed next to them.

All charities are listed alphabetically.

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M
N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

A

AARP Foundation
Accion International
Accuracy in Media
ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union)
ACLU Foundation
Action Against Hunger - USA
Action on Smoking and Health
Africa Action
Africa-America Institute
African Wildlife Foundation
Africare
AFS-USA
AIDS Research Alliance
Air Force Aid Society
Alaska Conservation Foundation
Alley Cat Allies
ALM International / American Leprosy Missions
ALS Association – National Office
ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Alzheimer’s Association / Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Disorders Association
Alzheimer’s Disease Research, a program of the American Health Assistance Foundation
American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults / American Brotherhood for the Blind
American Association of the Deaf-Blind
American Association of State Troopers
American Association of State Troopers Scholarship Foundation
American Brain Tumor Association
American Breast Cancer Foundation
American Brotherhood for the Blind / American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults
American Cancer Society
American Council of the Blind – National Office
American Deputy Sheriff’s Association (ADSA)
American Diabetes Association
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
American Ex-Prisoners of War Service Foundation
American Farmland Trust
American Federation of Police & Concerned Citizens
American Forests
American Foundation for the Blind
American Foundation for Disabled Children
American Friends Service Committee
American Health Assistance Foundation
American Heart Association / American Stroke Association
American Humane Association
American Indian College Fund
American Indian Education Foundation / American Indian Relief Council / Council of Indian Nations / National Relief Charities / South Dakota Indian Services / Southwest Indian Services
American Indian Youth Running Strong / Christian Relief Services Charities
American Institute for Cancer Research
American Jewish Committee
American Jewish Congress
American Jewish World Service
American Kidney Fund
American Leprosy Missions / ALM International
American Life League
American Liver Foundation
American Lung Association / Christmas Seals – National Office
American Near East Refugee Aid
American Parkinson Disease Association
American Printing House for the Blind
American Red Cross
American Refugee Committee
American Relief Association / AZ Indian Heritage Association / Four Corners Indian
American Rivers
American Social Health Association
American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)
American Stroke Association / American Heart Association
American Studies Center / Radio America
American Veterans Relief Foundation
Americans for UNFPA (formerly U.S. Committee for U.N. Population Fund)
Americans United for Separation of Church and State
AmeriCares
America’s Second Harvest / Second Harvest
Amnesty International of the U.S.A.
AMVETS National Service Foundation
Animal Legal Defense Fund
Animal Protection Institute
Animal Welfare Institute
Anti-Defamation League of B’nai B’rith & Foundation
Arc of the United States – National Office
Armed Services YMCA of the USA
Army Emergency Relief
Arthritis Foundation
Arthritis Research Institute of America
Arthritis Trust / Rheumatoid Disease Foundation
Asia Foundation
Asia Society
Asian-American Legal Defense & Education Fund
Asian Relief / World Villages for Children
Associated Humane Societies
Association for Firefighters & Paramedics
Association on American Indian Affairs

B

Bailey House (formerly AIDS Resource Center)
Bat Conservation International
Beckman Research Institute / City of Hope
Best Friends Animal Society
Big Brothers / Big Sisters of America – National Office
Blinded Veterans Association
B’nai B’rith International / Hillel Foundation
Bowery Residents’ Committee
Boy Scouts of America – National Office
Boys and Girls Clubs of America – National Office
Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence
Bread for the World
Bread for the World Institute
Breast Cancer Fund
Breast Cancer Research Foundation
Brookings Institution
Brother’s Brother Foundation

C

Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch and Affiliates
Camp Fire USA – National Office
Cancer Care
Cancer Center for Detection & Prevention / Pacific West Cancer Fund
Cancer Federation
Cancer Fund of America
Cancer Recovery Foundation of America
Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation of America / Cancer Research Foundation of America
Cancer Research Institute
CARE
Carter Center
Catalyst
Catholic Charities
Catholic Medical Mission Board
Catholic Relief Services
Cedars Home for Children Foundation
Center for Community Change
Center for Constitutional Rights
Center for Reproductive Rights
Center for Science in the Public Interest
Center for Victims of Torture
Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Child Find of America
Child Welfare League of America
A Child’s Dream / Youth Development Fund
A Child’s Wish Foundation / Children’s Charity Fund
Childhelp
Childhood Leukemia Foundation
Children Incorporated
Children International
Children’s Cancer Assistance Fund / National Children’s Cancer Society
Children’s Cancer Dream Network / Foundation for Children with Cancer / Reach Our Children
Children’s Cancer Research Fund
Children’s Charity Fund / A Child’s Wish Foundation
Children’s Defense Fund
Children’s Inn at NIH
Children’s Wish Foundation International
ChildSight / Helen Keller International
Christian Appalachian Project
Christian Children’s Fund Open Book
Christian Foundation for Children and Aging
Christian Record Services
Christian Relief Services Charities
Christmas Seals / American Lung Association - National Office
Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation
Church World Service
Citizens Against Government Waste
City Harvest (New York City)
City of Hope / Beckman Research Institute
Coalition Against Breast Cancer
Coalition for the Homeless
Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes Foundation / Salute America’s Heroes / Help Hospitalized Veterans
Coalition to Stop Gun Violence
Committee for Missing Children
Committee to Protect Journalists
Common Cause
Common Cause Education Fund
Compassion & Choices (formerly Hemlock Foundation for End of Life Choices)
Compassion International
Concerns of Police Survivors (COPS)
Concord Coalition
Conservation Fund
Conservation International Foundation
Council of Indian Nations / American Indian Education Foundation / American Indian Relief Council / National Relief Charities / South Dakota Indian Services / Southwest Indian Services
Cousteau Society
Covenant House
Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America
CureSearch / National Childhood Cancer Foundation
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

D

Dakota Indian Foundation
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute / Jimmy Fund
David Livingstone Missionary Foundation
Deafness Research Foundation
Defeat Diabetes Foundation
Defenders of Wildlife
DELTA Rescue
Delta Society
Diabetes Action Research & Education Foundation
Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation
Diabetes Research Institute Foundation
Diabetes Trust Foundation
Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International
Direct Relief International
Disabled American Veterans
Doctors of the World - USA
Doctors Without Borders - USA
Don Stewart Association / Feed My People / Feeding America’s Hungry Children / Southwest Indian Children’s Fund
Doris Day Animal League (merged with HSUS)
Ducks Unlimited

E

Earth Island Institute
EarthJustice (formerly Sierra Club Legal Defense)
Easter Seals / National Easter Seal Society
Eastern Paralyzed Veterans Association / United Spinal Association / Wounded Warrior Project
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence
Elephant Sanctuary of Tennessee
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
EngenderHealth (formerly AVSC International)
Environmental Defense
Epilepsy Foundation

F

Farm Aid
Farm Sanctuary
Father Flanagan’s Boys’ Home / Girls and Boys Town
Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR)
Feed My People / Don Stewart Association / Feeding America’s Hungry Children / Southwest Indian Children’s Fund
Feed the Children / Larry Jones Ministries Open Book
FINCA International
Fire Victims / Firefighter’s Charitable Foundation
First Candle / SIDS Alliance - National Office
Fisher House Foundation
Food Bank for New York City (formerly Food for Survival)
Food for the Hungry
Food for the Poor
Forest Service Employees for Environmental Ethics
Fortune Society
Foundation Fighting Blindness
Foundation for AIDS Research (formerly American Foundation for AIDS Research / AMFAR)
Foundation for Children with Cancer / Children’s Cancer Dream Network / Reach Our Children
Freedom Alliance
Freedom from Hunger
Fresh Air Fund
Friends of Animals
Friends of the Earth
Fund for Peace
Futures for Children

G

Gay Men’s Health Crisis
Gifts in Kind International
Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. – National Office
Girls and Boys Town / Father Flanagan’s Boys’ Home
Girls, Inc. – National Office
Give Kids the World
Global Fund for Women
Global Hunger Project
Goodwill Industries International – National Office
Gorilla Foundation
Grameen Foundation USA
Greenpeace, Inc.
Greenpeace Fund, Inc.
Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind
Guide Dogs for the Blind
Guide Dogs of America
Guiding Eyes for the Blind
Guttmacher Institute

H

Habitat for Humanity International – National Office
Hadassah
Hale House Center & Affiliates
Heart Support of America
Heifer Project International
Helen Keller International / ChildSight
Helen Keller Services for the Blind
Help Hospitalized Veterans / Coalition Salute America’s Heroes Foundation / Salute America’s Heroes
Heritage Foundation
Hillel Foundation / B’nai B’rith International
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Hole in the Wall Gang Fund
Human Rights Campaign
Human Rights Campaign Foundation
Human Rights First / Lawyers Committee for Human Rights
Human Rights Watch
Humane Farming Association
Humane Society of the United States (HSUS)
Huntington’s Disease Society of America

I

Immigration & Refugee Services of America / U.S. Committee for Refugees / U.S. Committee for Refugees & Immigrants
In Defense of Animals
Interfaith Alliance
Interfaith Alliance Foundation
International Children’s Fund
International Eye Foundation
International Fellowship of Christians and Jews
International Fund for Animal Welfare
International Medical Corps
International Peace Academy
International Physicians for Prevention of Nuclear War
International Planned Parenthood Federation – Western Hemisphere
International Rescue Committee
Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund
Islamic Relief - USA

Izaak Walton League of America

J

J.A. Worldwide (formerly Junior Achievement) – National Office
Jane Goodall Institute
Japan Society
Jewish Fund for Justice
Jewish National Fund
Jewish War Veterans of the USA
Jimmy Fund / Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Judicial Watch
Junior Police Academy
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International

K

Keep America Beautiful – National Office
Kids Wish Network

L

Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund
Lance Armstrong Foundation
Larry Jones Ministries / Feed the Children
Law Enforcement Legal Defense Fund
Lawyers Committee for Human Rights / Human Rights First
League of Women Voters Education Fund
League of Women Voters of the U.S.
Legal Momentum (formerly NOW Legal Defense & Education Fund)
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Lifesavers
Lighthouse International (formerly New York Association for the
Blind)
Little Sioux / Rosebud Educational Society / St. Francis Indian Mission
Lupus Foundation of America – National Office
Lupus Research Institute
Lutheran World Relief

M

Macular Degeneration Research, a program of the American Health Assistance Foundation
Make-A-Wish Foundation
MAP International
March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation
Marine Mammal Center
Marine Toys for Tots Foundation
Mays Mission for the Handicapped
Mazon: A Jewish Response to Hunger
Media Research Center
Medic Alert Foundation United States
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Mennonite Central Committee

Mental Health America (formerly National Mental Health Association)
Mercy Corps
Mexican American Legal Defense & Education Fund
Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research
Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Foundation
Miracle Flights for Kids / Angel Planes
Morality in Media
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)
Ms. Foundation for Women
Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation
Multiple Sclerosis Association of America
Multiple Sclerosis Foundation
Muscular Dystrophy Association Open Book
Muscular Dystrophy Family Foundation

N

NAACP & NAACP Special Contribution Fund
NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund
NAAR (premerger with Autism Speaks)
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) & Mind of America Foundation
NARAL Pro Choice America
NARAL Pro Choice America Foundation
National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD)
National Alliance to End Homelessness
National Anti-Vivisection Society
National Arbor Day Foundation
National Association for the Terminally Ill
National Association of Chiefs of Police
National Association of Police Organizations
National Audubon Society
National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund
National Cancer Center

National Cancer Coalition

National Cancer Research Center / Walker Cancer Research
National Caregiving Foundation
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
National Childhood Cancer Foundation / CureSearch
National Children’s Cancer Society / Children’s Cancer Assistance Fund
National Children’s Leukemia Foundation
National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare
National Conference for Community and Justice
National Council on Alcoholism & Drug Dependence – National Office
National Council on the Aging 
National Diabetes Fund / Project CURE
National Easter Seal Society / Easter Seals
National Emergency Medicine Association / National Heart Council
National Federation of the Blind
National Foundation for Cancer Research 
National 4-H Council
National Glaucoma Research, a program of the American Health Assistance Foundation
National Heart Council / National Emergency Medicine Association
National Hemophilia Foundation – National Office
National Humane Education Society
National Jewish Medical & Research Center
National Kidney Foundation
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund
National Legal Aid & Defender Association
National Multiple Sclerosis Society – National Office
National Organization for Rare Disorders
National Organization for Women (NOW) – National Office
National Osteoporosis Foundation
National Park Foundation
National Park Trust
National Parkinson Foundation
National Parks Conservation Association
National Relief Charities / American Indian Education Foundation / American Indian Relief Council / Council of Indian Nations / South Dakota Indian Services / Southwest Indian Services
National Rifle Association
National Right to Life Committee, Inc.
National Right to Life Educational Trust Fund
National Right to Work Committee
National Right to Work Legal Defense & Education Foundation
National Society to Prevent Blindness / Prevent Blindness America
National Trust for Historic Preservation
National Urban League – National Office
National Veterans Services Fund
National Vietnam Veterans Committee
National Wildlife Federation
Native American Heritage Association
Native American Rights Fund
Natural Resources Defense Council
Nature Conservancy
Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society
Negative Population Growth
New Israel Fund & Signing Anew
North Shore Animal League of America
Northwest Medical Teams International

O

Ocean Conservancy (formerly Center for Marine Conservation)
Omaha Home for Boys
Operation Lookout National Center for Missing Youth
Operation Smile
Operation USA
Opportunities for the Blind
ORBIS International / Project ORBIS International
Oxfam-America

P

Pacific Legal Foundation
Pacific West Cancer Fund / Cancer Center for Detection and Prevention
Paralyzed Veterans of America 
Parents Television Council
Parkinson’s Disease Foundation
Pathfinder International
PCI - Media Impact (formerly Population Communications International)
Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue
Pearl S. Buck International
People for the American Way
People for the American Way Foundation
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)
People-to-People Health Foundation / Project Hope
Phoenix House Development Fund
Phoenix House Foundation
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
Physicians for Social Responsibility
PKD Foundation 
Plan USA (formerly Childreach)
Planet Aid
Planned Parenthood Federation of America
Ploughshares Fund
Police Protective Fund
Population Action International (formerly Population Crisis Committee)
Population Connection (formerly Zero Population Growth)
Population Council
Population Institute
Prevent Blindness America / National Society to Prevent Blindness 
Prevent Child Abuse America - National Office
Prison Fellowship Ministries
Project CURE / National Diabetes Fund
Project Hope / People-to-People Health Foundation
Project ORBIS International / ORBIS International
Proliteracy Worldwide
Public Citizen
Public Citizen Foundation
Puerto Rican Legal Defense & Education Fund

Q

No Listings

R

Radio America / American Studies Center
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
Rainforest Action Network
Rainforest Alliance
Reach Our Children / Children’s Cancer Dream Network / Foundation for Children with Cancer
Reach Out and Read
Reading is Fundamental
Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic
Red Cloud Indian School
Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice
Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice Educational Fund
Research to Prevent Blindness
Resources for the Future
Rheumatoid Disease Foundation / Arthritis Trust
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
Ronald McDonald House Charities – National Office
Rosebud Educational Society / Little Sioux / St. Francis Indian Mission

S

SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions)
Salesian Missions
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Salute America’s Heroes / Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes Foundation / Help Hospitalized Veterans
Salvation Army – Central Territory
Salvation Army – Eastern Territory
Salvation Army – Southern Territory
Salvation Army – Western Territory
Samaritan’s Purse
San Francisco AIDS Foundation
Save the Children
Save-the-Redwoods League
Scholarship America
Second Harvest / America’s Second Harvest
Seeing Eye
Seniors Coalition
Seva Foundation
Shriners Hospitals for Children
SIDS Alliance / First Candle
Sierra Club
Sierra Club Foundation
Simon Wiesenthal Center
Smile Train
S.O.S. Children’s Villages - USA
South Dakota Indian Services / American Indian Education Foundation / American Indian Relief Council / Council of Indian Nations / National Relief Charities / Southwest Indian Services
Southern Poverty Law Center
Southwest Indian Children’s Fund / Don Stewart Association / Feed My People / Feeding America’s Hungry Children
Southwest Indian Foundation
Southwest Indian Services / American Indian Education Foundation / American Indian Relief Council / Council of Indian Nations / National Relief Charities / South Dakota Indian Services
Special Olympics
St. Bonaventure Indian Mission & School
St. Francis Indian Mission / Little Sioux / Rosebud Educational Society
St. Joseph’s Indian School
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (ALSAC)
St. Labre Indian School Educational Association
Starlight Starbright Children’s Foundation
Starr Commonwealth Schools
Stem Cell Research Foundation, a program of the American Health Assistance Foundation
Student Conservation Association
Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) – National Office
Sunshine Foundation
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

T

TechnoServe
Tiger Haven
TREA Senior Citizens League
Trust for Public Land

U

UNCF / The College Fund
Union of Concerned Scientists
United Cerebral Palsy Associations – National Office
United Jewish Communities
United Seniors Association / USA Next
United Spinal Association / Eastern Paralyzed Veterans Association / Wounded Warrior Project
United States Association for UNHCR
United States Deputy Sheriff’s Association
United States Fund for UNICEF
United Way of America
U.S. Committee for Refugees / Immigration & Refugee Services of America / U.S. Committee for Refugees & Immigrants
U.S. English
USA Next / United Seniors Association
USO (United Service Organizations)

V

Vanished Children’s Alliance
Veterans for America (formerly Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation)
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. and Foundation
Veterans of the Vietnam War & The Veterans Coalition
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund
Vietnow National Headquarters
Volunteers of America

W

Walker Cancer Research / National Cancer Research Center
Wilderness Society
Wildlife Conservation Society
William J. Clinton Foundation
Will Rogers Motion Pictures Pioneer Foundation
Wishing Well Foundation USA
Witness for Peace
Women for Women International
World Concern (Program of Crista Ministries)
World Emergency Relief / Children’s Food Fund
World Jewish Congress (American Section)
World Neighbors 
World Resources Institute
World Villages for Children / Asian Relief
World Vision
World War II Veterans Committee, a program of American Studies Center
World Wildlife Fund
Wounded Warrior Project / Eastern Paralyzed Veterans Association / United Spinal Association

X

No Listings

Y

YMCA of the United States – National Office
YWCA of the USA – National Office
Youth Development Fund / A Child’s Dream

Z

No Listings

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