Broadly defined, philanthropy is goodwill to mankind as demonstrated by the readiness to promote human welfare. The Philanthropy category in this directory provides an overview of the philanthropic sector, including guides and directories and methods of giving.
This is a resource directory.

Please submit sites of individual philanthropic organizations in the correct subcategory, such as Society/Philanthropy/Organizations, Grant-Making_Foundations, or Youth/Organizations/Public_Service.

Please DO NOT submit sites under construction.

For sites dedicated to bringing cheer into the lives of seriously ill children and adults in the form of gifts, blankets, toys, wish fulfillment, dream vacations, and/or entertainment. Please check individual sites for eligibility requirements.
Submit sites dedicated to bringing cheer into the lives seriously ill children and adults in the form of gifts, blankets, toys, wish fulfillment, dream vacations, and/or entertainment.
Information for and about those involved in maintaining or improving the conditions of children in everyday life.
Please submit only sites whose primary concern is medical help. Sites for groups which provide medical help along with other types of relief should be placed in a more general category.

Thank you.

Sites dealing with the recovery from natural disasters or wars.
Please submit only English language versions of AMURT sites here. Foreign language pages should be submitted to the appropriate World category.
This category is for web sites that give ways for people to donate to charities or causes without them having to spend their own money.

It gives people a way to direct funds from advertisers willing to donate money in exchange for displaying their banners and ads.

This category is for web sites that give ways for people to donate to charities or causes without them having to spend their own money to do so.

Cyber-begging and panhandling sites should be submitted to Society - Requesting Help.

Gifts in kind programmes which donate useful items instead of, or in addition to, money.
Includes commercial and non-commercial sites which provide grant writing or grant finding assistance, or offer grant resource material.

Includes commercial and non-commercial sites which provide grant writing or grant finding assistance, or offer grant resource material.

Your site may fit multiple fundraising categories. Please make sure this is the BEST one. Submission to multiple categories may result in the deletion of all listings.

Sites about helping homeless people. For example helping finding a home or giving advice or providing temporary shelter.
Submit sites which have a primary focus of providing care to the homeless.
Sites about providing humanitarian medical relief.
Please do only submit English sites about providing humanitarian medical relief to this category.
Organizations involved in providing humanitarian aid or support (e.g. provision of food, shelter, medical relief, disaster relief) and training for these services.
You may want to consider submitting sites to the appropriate Society/Issues category (e.g. Society/Issues/...) if the site isn''t for an organization. If the organization is religious then it should be submitted to Society/Philanthropy/Organizations/Religious/ instead. It is considered acceptable for a site to appear in the directory twice - once in/under a topical category (like Society/Philanthropy/Organizations/) and once in the appropriate Regional/ category where the organization is based.
Social enterprise refers to income-producing business ventures whose ultimate purpose is to support a social purpose, rather than to make money.

Submit only sites that are focused primarily on the topic of social enterprise.

Do not submit sites about individual social enterprise ventures here. Instead, submit them to a category appropriate for the type of business they are.

This category is devoted to resources for volunteers and volunteer management - the knowledge, skill, and resources that make up the profession of volunteer program management. These links provide access to the most useful general web sites for effective volunteerism and volunteer development and management.
Websites offering general volunteer opportunities should be submitted in Opportunities.

Websites offering volunteer opportunities specific to a locality should be submitted in the category for that community.

Thank you for your help.