United States Top Sites for Philanthropy

    GreaterGood

    Many children with Type 1 diabetes grow up feeling isolated and out of place amongst their peers because of the daily health challenges they face -- something non-diabetic children can't understand. Camp Angels offers these children a crucial social suppo

    greatergood.com

    Act Blue

    A PAC allowing individuals and groups to channel their progressive dollars to candidates and movements of their choosing.

    actblue.com

    CaringBridge

    A non-profit organization offering free, easy-to-create web sites to help connect friends and family for support during a health crisis or recovery.

    caringbridge.org

    Free Rice

    Gives quiz questions where every correct answer donates 20 grains of rice through the UN World Food Program to help end hunger.

    freerice.com

    VolunteerMatch

    VolunteerMatch is a leader in the nonprofit world dedicated to helping everyone find a great place to volunteer. The organization offers a variety of online services to support a community of nonprofit, volunteer and business leaders committed to civic en

    volunteermatch.org

    Charity Navigator

    Guide to help donors make intelligent charitable giving decisions. Offers financial ratings of thousands of American nonprofit organizations and charities.

    charitynavigator.org

    Compassion International

    Child sponsorship ministry, includes children's stories, world news, how to contribute, history and involvement, and sponsor a child.

    compassion.com

    Do Something

    DoSomething.org is the country’s largest not-for-profit for young people and social change. We have 2.9 million members (and counting!) who kick ass on causes they care about. Bullying. Animal cruelty. Homelessness. Cancer. The list goes on. DoSomething

    dosomething.org

    Institute of International Education (IIE)

    Administers the Fulbright Program and provides training and leadership development. Provides information for students, scholars, educators and professionals, with organization history and publications.

    iie.org

    Cancer Research UK

    Some information about cancer. A UK Charity primarily concerned with raising money to fund research.

    cancerresearchuk.org

    The Pew Charitable Trusts

    Works in the areas of developing policy solutions, informing the public, and supporting civic life. Provides detailed funding guidelines, as well as results of research, selected news items, and career opportunities.

    pewtrusts.org

    Habitat for Humanity International

    A non-profit organization with world wide affiliates. Helping make simple, decent and affordable housing a reality. Programs, events, house application, build locations, volunteer and donation information.

    habitat.org

    United Way of America

    A national system of volunteers, contributors, and local charities helping people in their own communities. Links to local United Way organizations and other charitable organizations worldwide.

    unitedway.org

    Environmental Defense

    Links science, economics, and law to create innovative, equitable, and cost-effective solutions to the most urgent environmental problems. Provides information, news and resources on many environmental issues.

    edf.org

    YMCA of the USA

    Information on the YMCA for the United States, and containing links to the YMCAs that serve the communities through the United States.

    ymca.net

    AdoptUSKids

    National photo listing service for children awaiting adoption across the United States.

    adoptuskids.org

    The Chronicle of Philanthropy

    The homepage for the nonprofit world. The Chronicle of Philanthropy s philanthropy.com features an extensive menu of news, features, how-to s, opinion, and data for and about the nonprofit sector. It also includes free weekly live discussions on important

    philanthropy.com

    The Hunger Site

    Includes facts as well as a form for making donations.

    thehungersite.com

    Feeding America (Formerly Named America's Second Harvest)

    The nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief charity, with network members supplying food to more than 25 million Americans each year, including 9 million children and 3 million seniors. Serving the entire United States, more than 200 member food banks o

    feedingamerica.org

    Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

    Grant-making foundation supports initiatives in education, world health and population, and community giving in the Pacific Northwest.

    gatesfoundation.org

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

    Youth mentoring organization founded in 1904. History, success stories and news, volunteer information, and sponsorship/shopping opportunities provided.

    bbbs.org

    Make-A-Wish Foundation

    Grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. Provides wish testimonials, eligibility requirements, volunteering opportunities, fundraising, history, and links.

    wish.org

    American Counseling Association

    The ACA promotes the counseling profession through work in advocacy, research and professional standards. The site has general information and on-line skill expansion courses.

    counseling.org

    American Family Association

    Includes information designed to assist with Christian living on a practical level. The AFA offers many thought provoking articles.

    afa.net

    US Fund for UNICEF

    Works for the survival, protection, and development of all children worldwide through education, advocacy, and fundraising.

    unicefusa.org

    Amnesty International

    Protecting human rights worldwide, AI focuses on the release of prisoners of conscience, fair and prompt trials for all political prisoners and the abolition of the death penalty, torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment.

    amnesty.org

    Free Charity Cars

    Get a Free Charity Car from America’s leading car donation / free car charity. The Original Charity Cars as seen on Montel, Good Morning America, People Magazine and winner of the prestigious Disney Award.

    freecharitycars.org

    United Nations World Food Programme

    News and information about operations, policies, publications, appeals and how to help. Includes special reports, questions and answers and video.

    wfp.org

    Courage Campaign

    A statewide progressive alliance that was created to form organizing tools, outreach education opportunities, and maintain voter data files for use by coalition partners. Page includes comment blogs and events sorted by county.

    couragecampaign.org

    Samaritan's Purse

    International Christian relief and evangelism organization provides spiritual and physical aid to victims of war, poverty, natural disaster, and disease.

    samaritanspurse.org

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    JK Group is the leading end-to-end solutions provider of software and value-added services for the full range of corporate philanthropic programs.

    easymatch.com

    charity: water

    A non-profit organization bringing clean, safe drinking water to people in developing nations. Describes the issue, their projects, how to donate, and upcoming events.

    charitywater.org

    YMCA of Greater Atlanta

    Serving the communities of Cobb County at two locations at Marietta and Kennesaw/Acworth.

    ymcaatlanta.org

    charitybuzz

    Online auctions including celebrity experiences and memorabilia.

    charitybuzz.com

    The ONE Campaign

    An effort to rally Americans to fight the emergency of global AIDS and extreme poverty. List of member organizations, articles on their issues, ways to help, and success stories.

    one.org