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 2018, DCU for Kids made charitable contributions to
the following organizations:

  • Advocates
  • Agassiz Village
  • Alternative House
  • Apple Tree Arts
  • Autism Speaks, Inc.
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Inc.
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central MA/ME
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of New Hampshire
  • Birthday Wishes
  • Blessings in a Backpack
  • Boomer Esiason Foundation
  • Boston Medical Center Corporation
  • Boston Philharmonic Orchestra
  • 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 Lynn
  • Boys & Girls Club of Manchester
  • Boys & Girls Club of Waltham
  • Boys & Girls Club of Worcester
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Stoneham & Wakefield
  • Building Futures Inc.
  • Cambridge Health Alliance
  • Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc.
  • Carroll Center for the Blind
  • CASA Project
  • Catholic Medical Center
  • Catie's Closet
  • Celebration-Harvard PTO
  • Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock
  • Children's Hospital Corporation
  • Commonwealth Zoological Corporation
  • Community Farms Outreach dba Waltham Fields
  • Community Harvest Project, Inc
  • Community Legal Aid, Inc.
  • Community Rowing, Inc.
  • Cradles to Crayons
  • Crocodile River Music - fiscal sponsor is Fracture
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Easter Seals Massachusetts
  • Empower Peace
  • Epiphany School
  • Family Promise Metrowest
  • Family Services of the Merrimack Valley
  • For Kids' Sake Foundation Inc
  • Framingham Youth Basketball, Inc.
  • Franciscan Children's Hospital
  • Friends of Resiliency for Life, Inc.
  • Friends Program
  • Gate City Charter School for the Arts
  • Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts Inc.
  • Girls Inc. of Worcester
  • Granite State Children's Alliance
  • Greater Lowell Family YMCA
  • Groundwork Lawrence, Inc.
  • Growing Places Garden Project, Inc.
  • Hoops and Homework Inc.
  • Hope & Comfort Inc.
  • Hopkinton Education Foundation, Inc.
  • Horace Mann Educational Associates, Inc. (HMEA)
  • Jeff's Place Children's Bereavement Center
  • Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston, Inc.
  • Jewish Family Service of Metrowest
  • Jumpstart for Young Children, Inc.
  • Justice Resource Institute, Inc. dba YouthHarbors
  • Kane Elementary School PTO
  • Keystone Hall
  • Kids in Disability Sports, Inc.
  • Kids in Tech, Inc.
  • Kiwanis Foundation of Worcester
  • League School of Greater Boston
  • Life SaverMinistries, Inc.
  • Lovelane Special Needs Horseback Riding Program
  • Lowell Community Health Center
  • Lowell General Hospital
  • MAB Community Services, Inc.
  • Make-A-Change Inc.
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation of MA and RI
  • Marguerite's Place
  • Martha's Vineyard Community Horse Center
  • Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange, Inc.
  • Massachusetts Audubon Society, Inc.
  • Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless
  • Massachusetts State Science & Engineering Fair, Inc
  • May Institute Inc.
  • Mayhew
  • Merrimack Valley Immigrant and Education Center
  • MetroWest Free Medical Program
  • Mill City Grows
  • Montachusett Interfaith Hospitality Network, Inc.
  • Music Worcester, Inc.
  • Nashua Children's Home
  • Neurofibromatosis Northeast
  • New England Baptist Hospital
  • New Life Home for Women and Children
  • NewVue Communities, Inc.
  • NH Musculoskeletal Institute
  • Northboro/Southboro Youth Football & Cheer Assoc
  • Pernet Family Health Service, Inc.
  • Project LEARN, Inc.
  • Project Smile Inc.
  • Rachel's Table
  • Rainbow Child Development Center, Inc.
  • RAR-MA, Inc. (dba Raising A Reader MA)
  • Regional Environmental Council Inc.
  • Rise Above Foundation, Inc.
  • Sam Pawlak Community Playground
  • Seven Hills Family Services, Inc.
  • Simon Says Give, Inc./Simon Says Give Worcester
  • South Middlesex Opportunity Council, Inc
  • Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Corporation
  • Special Olympics Massachusetts, Inc.
  • StandUp For Kids, Worcester
  • Straight Ahead Ministries
  • Stow Community Chest
  • Strongwater Farm Therapeutic Equestrian Center
  • Tenacity
  • The Advanced Math & Science Academy
  • The Arthritis Foundation, Inc.
  • The Autism Resource Center of Central MA
  • The Barton Center for Diabetes Education, Inc.
  • The Children's Room: Center for Grieving Children
  • The Decibels Foundation
  • The Dignity Institute
  • The Discovery Museums
  • The Forsyth Institute
  • The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts
  • The Hockomock Area Young Men's Christian Assoc
  • The Home for Little Wanderers
  • The Learning Center for the Deaf
  • The Makayla Fund Inc
  • The Michael Lisnow Respite Center
  • The New England Center for Children
  • The SHINE Initiative
  • The Sizer Foundation, Inc
  • The Wily Network
  • The Wish Project
  • Thrive Support & Advocacy, Inc.
  • Tyngsboro Grad Night
  • UMass Memorial - Marlborough Hospital
  • UMass Memorial Foundation
  • UTEC, Inc.
  • Walker, Inc.
  • Webster House
  • Why Me, Inc.
  • Worcester Chamber Music Society
  • Worcester Common Ground
  • Worcester Community Action Council
  • Worcester Education Collaborative
  • Worcester JCC
  • Worcester Partnership @ Bancroft School
  • Worcester Roots Project, Inc.
  • Worcester Youth Center
  • YMCA of Greater Boston - Waltham YMCA
  • Young Women's Christian Association of Central MA
  • Youth Opportunities Upheld, Inc.
  • YouthConnect/United Way of Central MA