Supporting Our Local Community -

APPLY FOR A GRANT

DCU for Kids is proud to help organizations with deserving causes and charities benefitting children and families.

Some organizations that receive support include youth community programs, anti-bullying initiatives, causes that are helping families whose loved ones are coping with cancer, cystic fibrosis, or autism.

Before submitting an application for consideration, please review our Grant Submission Guidelines and our Funding Categories to determine if your request qualifies.

We do not support fundraising events, capital campaigns and expenses or sponsorship opportunities.

All applications must be submitted online using the button found below. We do not accept paper requests or Letters of Inquiry.


If you are a first-time user of our online system, you will need to register yourself as a new user to complete the application. Your email address is your unique identifier and can only be associated with one organization. If you are affiliated with more than one organization, please obtain additional email addresses and register for each organization separately.


In 2016, DCU for Kids made charitable contributions to
the following organizations:

  • Agassiz Village
  • Aldrich Astronomical Society, Inc.
  • Armstrong Parent Group
  • Arthritis Foundation, Inc.
  • Aspergers/Autism Network
  • Autism Speaks, Inc.
  • Beacon of Hope Community Services, Inc.
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Me
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of New Hampshire
  • Birthday Wishes
  • Boomer Esiason Foundation
  • Boston Medical Center Corporation
  • Boston Philharmonic Orchestra Corp.
  • Boys & Girls Club of Assabet Valley
  • Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster
  • Boys & Girls Club of Greater Haverhill
  • Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell
  • Boys & Girls Club of Greater Nashua
  • Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence
  • Boys & Girls Club of Lunenburg
  • Boys & Girls Club of Manchester
  • Boys & Girls Club of Waltham
  • Boys & Girls Club of Worcester
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest
  • Bridges Together
  • Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association of Greater
  • Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc.
  • Canines for Disabled Kids, Inc.
  • Carroll Center for the Blind
  • CASA Project Catholic Medical Center
  • Catie's Closet
  • Chesterbrook Community Foundation
  • Children's Friend, Inc.
  • Christmas Tree Santas
  • CLASS, Inc.
  • Community Day Care Center of Lawrence, Inc.
  • Community Harvest Project, Inc.
  • Community Healthlink, Inc.
  • Cory's Crusaders
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Daniel Webster Council
  • DCF Kids Fund
  • Decibels Charity Corporation
  • Doctor Franklin Perkins School
  • Easter Seals Massachusetts
  • Economic Empowerment Trust Fund
  • Edward Street Child Services
  • Empower Peace
  • Family Promise Metrowest
  • Family Services of the Merrimack Valley
  • First Night Worcester
  • Fitchburg PAL
  • For Kids' Sake Foundation
  • Franciscan Hospital for Children
  • Friends of Resiliency for Life, Inc.
  • Girl Scouts of Central and Western MA
  • Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts Inc.
  • Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains
  • Girls Incorporated of Greater Lowell
  • Girls Incorporated of Worcester
  • Greater Lowell Family YMCA
  • Greater Marlboro Programs, Inc.
  • Groundwork Lawrence, Inc.
  • Groundwork Lawrence, Inc.
  • Growing Places Garden Project, Inc.
  • Heart to Heart Foundation
  • Help For Our Community
  • Hockomock Area YMCA
  • Hopkinton Educational Foundation
  • Horace Mann Educational Associates, Inc. (HMEA)
  • Horizons for Homeless Children
  • Hubbardston Police Department
  • IAN Fund Invent Now, Inc. / WPI
  • Jewish Family Service of Metrowest
  • Jewish Federation of Central MA dba Rachel's Table
  • John Andrew Mazie Memorial Foundation
  • Jordan Smelski Foundation for Amoeba Awareness
  • League School of Greater Boston
  • Leominster Education Foundation, Inc.
  • Life SaverMinistries, Inc.
  • Lovelane Special Needs Horseback Riding Program
  • Lowell Community Health Center
  • Lowell General Hospital
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Hampshire
  • Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island
  • March of Dimes
  • Marguerite's Place, Inc.
  • Mary & John Elliot Charitable Foundation
  • Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange, Inc.
  • Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless
  • Massachusetts Youth Committed to Winning
  • Mill City Grows
  • Minute Man Arc for Human Services, Inc.
  • Mohegan Council, Inc. Boy Scouts of America
  • Montachusett Interfaith Hospitality Network, Inc.
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association, MA
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association, NH
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association, RI
  • Music Worcester, Inc.
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  • Nashua Children's Home
  • National Credit Union Foundation
  • NEADS
  • New England Baptist Hospital
  • New Life Home for Women and Children
  • NH Musculoskeletal Institute
  • Pages for Peace Foundation
  • Panther Snack Pack Program
  • Phillips Brooks House
  • Project Smile Inc.
  • Prospect Hill Community Foundation, Inc.
  • Rainbow Child Development Center, Inc.
  • RDH12 Fund for Sight
  • Regional Environmental Council Inc.
  • Rise Above Foundation, Inc.
  • Science Club for Girls
  • Seven Hills Family Services, Inc.
  • South Middlesex Opportunity Council, Inc.
  • Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Corporation
  • Special Olympics Massachusetts, Inc.
  • Spina Bifida Association of Greater New England
  • StandUp For Kids, Worcester
  • Stow Community Chest
  • Straight Ahead Ministries, Inc.
  • Strongwater Farm Therapeutic Equestrian Center
  • TEARS Foundation
  • Tenacity
  • The 15-40 Connection, Inc.
  • The Advanced Math & Science Academy
  • The Autism Resource Center of Central MA
  • The Barton Center for Diabetes Education, Inc.
  • The Children's Room: Center for Grieving Children
  • The Discovery Museums
  • The Learning Center for the Deaf
  • The Makayla Fund Inc.
  • The Michael Lisnow Respite Center
  • The New England Center for Children
  • The Professional Center for Child Development
  • The Wish Project
  • Turner Syndrom Sociert of The United States
  • Tyngsboro Grad Night
  • UMass Memorial Foundation
  • United Neighbors of Fitchburg, Inc.
  • UTEC, Inc.
  • Valley Residents of Improvement, Inc. (VRI)
  • Why Me, Inc.
  • WIT,Inc,d.b.a.Alternative House
  • Worcester Center for Performing Arts
  • Worcester Chamber Music Society
  • Worcester Community Action Council
  • Worcester Educational Development Foundation on be Worcester Jewish Community Center (JCC)
  • Worcester Youth Center YMCA Merrimack Valley /Andover Branch
  • Young Men's Christian Assocation of Greater Nashua
  • Young Women's Christian Association of Central Mass
  • Youth Opportunities Upheld, Inc.