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 2020, DCU for Kids made charitable contributions to
the following organizations:

  • A Wish Come True, Inc.
  • Able To Serve - New England, Inc.
  • Agassiz Village
  • Angels-Net Foundation Inc.
  • Apple Tree Arts
  • Aspire Development Services
  • Assabet Valley Education Foundation
  • Autism Speaks, Inc.
  • Bernardian Charitable Trust
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Me
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of New Hampshire
  • Birthday Wishes, Inc.
  • Boomer Esiason Foundation
  • Boston Medical Center Corporation
  • Boys & Girls Club of Assabet Valley
  • Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster
  • Boys & Girls Club of Greater Billerica
  • Boys & Girls Club of Greater Derry, Inc.
  • 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 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
  • Bryce's Journey, Inc.
  • Budget Buddies, Inc.
  • Building Futures Inc.
  • Cambridge Camping Association
  • Cambridge Health Alliance
  • Carroll Center for the Blind
  • CASA New Hampshire
  • CASA Project
  • Catholic Medical Center
  • Catie's Closet
  • Center for Life Management
  • Chesterbrook Community Foundation
  • Children Across America
  • Children's Friend, Inc.
  • Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock
  • Children's Hospital Corporation
  • College Application Education Project
  • Commonwealth Zoological Corporation
  • Community Farms Outreach
  • Community Harvest Project, Inc.
  • Community Music Center of Boston
  • Council for Economic Education
  • Cradles to Crayons
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Doctor Franklin Perkins School
  • DOVE, Inc.
  • Empower Peace
  • Epiphany School
  • Extra Steps Pediatric Therapies
  • Family ACCESS of Newton
  • Family Promise Metrowest
  • Family Promise of Southern NH
  • Family Reach Foundation
  • Family Services of the Merrimack Valley
  • Franciscan Children's Hospital
  • Friends of St. Stephen's Youth Programs
  • Girl Scouts of Central and Western MA
  • Gleason Family YMCA
  • Greater Lowell Family YMCA
  • Groundwork Lawrence, Inc.
  • Harbor Homes, Inc.
  • Hoops and Homework Inc.
  • Hope and Comfort, Inc.
  • Hopkinton Educational Foundation
  • Horace Mann Educational Associates, Inc.
  • Jewish Big Brother Big Sister Association of Greater Boston
  • Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston, Inc.
  • Jewish Federation of Central MA dba Rachel's Table
  • John Andrew Mazie Memorial Foundation
  • Jookender Community Initiatives Inc.
  • Jumpstart for Young Children, Inc.
  • Justice Resource Institute, Inc. dba YouthHarbors
  • Karen's Closet (Leominster Education Foundation, Inc.)
  • Kids in Disability Sports, Inc.
  • Kids in Tech, Inc.
  • King Solomon Humanitarian Foundation
  • Kiwanis Foundation of Worcester
  • League School of Greater Boston
  • Live 4 Evan, Inc.
  • Lovelane Special Needs Horseback Riding Program
  • Lucy's Love Bus
  • MAB Community Services, Inc.
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Hampshire
  • Making Opportunity Count
  • Manchester Neighborhood Housing Services
  • March of Dimes
  • Martha's Vneyard Community Horse Center
  • Mass Insight Education & Research
  • Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange, Inc.
  • Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Massachusetts State Science & Engineering Fair, Inc.
  • Mediation Services of North Central MA, Inc.
  • Merrimack Valley Immigrant and Education Center
  • Minding Your Mind
  • Mission E4
  • Montachusett Interfaith Hospitality Network, Inc.
  • Mothers for Justice and Equality, Inc.
  • Museum of Science
  • Nashua Police Athletic League
  • New Life Home for Women and Children
  • NewVue Communities, Inc.
  • NH Musculoskeletal Institute
  • North Shore Community Development Coalition
  • Old Sturbridge Inc.
  • One Can Help, Inc.
  • Pakachoag Music School
  • Piers Park Sailing Center
  • Project Smile Inc.
  • Prospect Hill Community Foundation, Inc.
  • RAR-MA, Inc. (dba Raising A Reader MA)
  • Read to a Child Inc.
  • Regional Environmental Council Inc.
  • Render Creative Inc.
  • Rise Above Foundation, Inc.
  • Safe Roads Alliance
  • Science from Scientists, Inc.
  • Seven Hills Family Services, Inc.
  • Sibling Connections, Inc.
  • Simon Says Give, Inc./Simon Says Give Worcester
  • South Sudanese Enrichment for Families / Sudanese Education Fund
  • Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Corporation
  • Special Olympics Massachusetts, Inc.
  • Stow Community Chest
  • Straight Ahead Ministries
  • Strongwater Farm Therapeutic Equestrian Center
  • Tenacity
  • The 15-40 Connection, Inc.
  • The Arthritis Foundation, Inc.
  • The Children's Room: Center for Grieving Children and Teenagers Inc.
  • The Community Builders, Inc.
  • The Decibels Foundation
  • The Discovery Museums
  • The Forsyth Institute
  • 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 Salvation Army
  • The Whole Child, Inc.
  • The Wily Network
  • The Wish Project
  • ThinkGive Inc.
  • Thrive Support & Advocacy, Inc.
  • UMass Memorial Foundation
  • United Nations Association of Greater Boston
  • Up With Books, Inc.
  • UpReach Therapeutic Equestrian Center
  • Urbanity Dance
  • UTEC, Inc.
  • Warm Hearts of Stow
  • Webster House
  • Wildflower Inc.
  • Worcester Chamber Music Society
  • Worcester Common Ground
  • Worcester JCC
  • Worcester Youth Center
  • YMCA of Greater Boston
  • YMCA of Greater Nashua
  • Young Audiences of Massachusetts, Inc.
  • Youth Opportunities Upheld, Inc.