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 2017, DCU for Kids made charitable contributions to
the following organizations:

  • Agassiz Village
  • Apple Tree Arts
  • Arthritis Foundation, Inc.
  • Autism Speaks, Inc.
  • Boomer Esiason Foundation
  • Boston Children's Hospital Trust
  • Boston Medical Center Corporation
  • 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 Manchester
  • Boys & Girls Club of Stoneham & Wakefield
  • Boys & Girls Club of Waltham
  • Boys & Girls Club of Worcester
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest
  • Bridges Together
  • Building Futures, Inc.
  • Cambridge Health Alliance Foundation, Inc.
  • Cameron's Crusaders, Inc.
  • Camp Casco
  • Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc.
  • Camp Woodhaven
  • Canines for Disabled Kids, Inc.
  • Carroll Center for the Blind
  • Casa Esperanza, Inc.
  • CASA Project Catholic Medical Center
  • Catholic Medical Center
  • Celebration-Harvard PTO
  • Chesterbrook Community Foundation
  • Children's Friend, Inc.
  • Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock
  • CLASS, Inc.
  • Community Harvest Project, Inc.
  • Community Healthlink, Inc.
  • Community Legal Aid, Inc.
  • Community Teamwork, Inc.
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Dawson Elementary School
  • DCF Kids Fund
  • Doctor Franklin Perkins School
  • Easter Seals Massachusetts
  • Edward M. Kennedy Institute
  • Emerson Health Care Foundation
  • Empower Peace
  • Family Promise Metrowest
  • Family Services of the Merrimack Valley
  • First Connections
  • Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Med Center
  • For Kids' Sake Foundation
  • Franciscan Hospital for Children
  • Friends of Resiliency for Life, Inc.
  • Friends of St. Stephen's Youth Programs
  • Friends Program
  • Gate City Charter School for the Arts
  • Girl Scouts of Central and Western MA
  • Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains
  • Girls Incorporated of Greater Lowell
  • Granite State Children's Alliance
  • Greater Lowell Family YMCA
  • Growing Places Garden Project, Inc.
  • Guild of St. Agnes of Worcester, Inc.
  • Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell
  • Hajjar Parents Association
  • Horace Mann Educational Associates, Inc. (HMEA)
  • Hubbardston Police Department
  • Jewish Federation of Central MA dba Rachel's Table
  • John Andrew Mazie Memorial Foundation
  • Kane Elementary School PTO, Inc.
  • Kids in Tech, Inc.
  • Kira's Karing 4 Kidz
  • Kiwanis Foundation of Worcester
  • League School of Greater Boston
  • Life SaverMinistries, Inc.
  • Lovelane Special Needs Horseback Riding Program
  • MAB Community Services, Inc.
  • Make-A-Change, Inc.
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Hampshire
  • Marguerite's Place, Inc.
  • Massachusetts Audubon Society, Inc.
  • Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Merrimack Valley Immigrant and Education Center
  • Montachusett Interfaith Hospitality Network, Inc.
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association, MA
  • Music Worcester, Inc.
  • Project LEARN, Inc.
  • Project Smile Inc.
  • Prospect Hill Community Foundation, Inc.
  • Rainbow Child Development Center, Inc.
  • RAR-MA, Inc. (dba Raising A Reader MA)
  • Rise Above Foundation, Inc.
  • Robert F. Kennedy Children's Action Corps
  • Seven Hills Family Services, Inc.
  • Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Corporation
  • Special Olympics Massachusetts, Inc.
  • Stow Community Chest
  • Straight Ahead Ministries, Inc.
  • 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 Discovery Museums
  • The Makayla Fund Inc.
  • The Michael Lisnow Respite Center
  • The New England Center for Children
  • Tri-Community YMCA
  • UMass Memorial Foundation
  • UTEC, Inc.
  • Wediko Children's Services
  • Why Me, Inc.
  • Worcester Center for Performing Arts
  • Worcester Chamber Music Society
  • Worcester Education Collaborative
  • Worcester Educational Development Foundation
  • Young Men's Christian Assocation of Greater Nashua