Local Charities That Meet Standards

The charities on this list meet the BBB Wise Giving Alliance's Standards for Charity Accountability.

Updated 8/07/2015 

A Better World

A Childs Place of Charlotte, Inc.

Ability Experience (The)

Academic Learning Center, Inc.

Actor's Theatre of Charlotte

Ada Jenkins Families and Careers Development Center, Inc.

Alexander Youth Network

Alliance Credit Counseling, Inc.

Alzheimer's Association

American Cancer Society South Atlantic Division

American Heart Association - Mid Atlantic Affiliate

American Red Cross of Union County

American Red Cross, Cabarrus County

American Red Cross-Greater Charlotte Chapter

ARC of Cabarrus County (The)

ARC of Mecklenburg County Inc. (The)

ARC of Union County (The)

Arthritis Patient Services

Arts & Science Council, Inc. Charlotte-Mecklenburg

Assistance League of Charlotte

Autism Services of Mecklenburg County, Inc.

Autism Speaks

Barium Springs Home for Children

Bethlehem Center of Charlotte

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Charlotte

Boy Scouts of America, Central NC Council

Boy Scouts of America, Mecklenburg County

Boy Scouts Of America, Piedmont Council

Boys & Girls Club of Cabarrus County

Bruce Irons Camp Fund

Cabarrus Arts Council, Inc.

Cabarrus Meals On Wheels, Inc.

Cabarrus Victims Assistance Network

Cannon Memorial Young Men's Christian Association

Care Ring

Carolina Breast Friends

Carolina Crown

Carolina Raptor Center

Carolinas Healthcare Foundation

CAST Education, Inc.

Catawba Lands Conservancy

Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation

Catholic Charities Diocese of Charlotte

Center for Community Transitions (The)

Center for Prevention Services

Charlotte Area Fund

Charlotte ArtsFest, Inc.

Charlotte Children's Choir

Charlotte Community Health Clinic

Charlotte Coalition for Social Justice, Inc. (The)

Charlotte Family Housing, Inc.

Charlotte Mecklenburg Housing Partnership, Inc.

Charlotte Rescue Mission (The)

Charlotte Speech and Hearing Center Inc.

Child Care Resources Inc.

Children's Attention Home, Inc.

Children's Theatre of Charlotte

Christ Our Shepherd Ministries

Classroom Central


Clean Air Carolina

Coltrane L.I.F.E. Center, Inc.

Communities In School of Cabarrus County, Inc.

Communities in Schools of Charlotte Mecklenburg, Inc.

Community Free Clinic, Inc.

Community Health Services of Union County, Inc.

Community Link, Programs of Travelers Aid Society of Central Carolinas, Inc.

Council for Children's Rights, Inc.

Council on Aging in Union County, Inc.

Crisis Assistance Ministry

Disability Rights & Resources

Discovery Place

Exceptional Childrens Assistance Center, Inc. (ECAC)

Exchange/SCAN Child & Parenting Center of Iredell County

Family Service, Inc.

Fifth Street Ministries

Fill My Cup!

Florence Crittenton Services, Inc.

Freedom School Partners

Friendship Trays, Inc.

Gaston County Family YMCA

Girl Scouts, Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont, Inc.

Girl Scouts, Hornets' Nest Council

Girls On The Run International

Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont, Inc.

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity Cabarrus County, Inc.

Holy Angels, Inc.

Hope Haven, Inc.

Hospice & Pallative Care Charlotte Region

Hospice of Cabarrus County, Inc.

Hospice of Iredell County Inc.

House of Mercy, Inc.

Humane Society of Charlotte

I Care, Inc.


Iredell County Council On Aging Inc.

Jesse Helms Center Foundation (The)

Jewish Community Center of Charlotte, Inc.

Joe Martin ALS Foundation (The)

KinderMourn, Inc.

Latin American Coalition

Learning Collaborative (The)

Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc.

Legal Services of Southern Piedmont, Inc.

Levine Museum of the New South

Lifespan, Inc.

Literacy Council of Union County

Loaves & Fishes, Inc.

Logan Community Day Care Association, Inc.

Love In the Name of Christ

Lupus Foundation of America, Piedmont Chapter, Inc.

Make-A-Wish Foundation, Central & Western NC

Matthews Free Medical Clinic

Matthews HELP Center

McColl Center for Visual Art

Mecklenburg Partnership for Children, Inc.

MedAssist of Mecklenburg

Men's Shelter of Charlotte, Inc.

Mental Health Association of Central Carolinas, Inc.

Metrolina Association for the Blind

Mint Museum of Art, Inc.

MiraVia, Inc.

Monarch, Inc.

Mooresville Area Christian Mission, Inc.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society- Greater Carolinas Chapter

North Carolina Wildlife Federation, Inc.

Opera Carolina

Our Towns of Lake Norman Habitat for Humanity

Paramedics for Children

Pat's Place Child Advocacy Center, Inc.

Piedmont Mediation Center, Inc.

Potter's Wheel Community Development and Outreach Center

Prosperity Unlimited

Push America, Inc.

RAIN, Inc.

Relatives, Inc. (The)

Right Moves For Youths, Inc.

Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte

Safe Alliance

Salvation Army (The)

Salvation Army, Statesville Corp (The)

Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina

Serenity House, Inc.

Shelter Health Services, Inc.

Shepherd's Center of Charlotte

Spokes Group, (The)

Teen Health Connection, Inc.

Theatre Charlotte

The Salvation Army - Concord, NC

Thompson Child & Family Focus, Inc.

Time Out Youth

Turning Point of Union County, Inc.


Union County Community Shelter

Union County Crisis Assistance Ministry, Inc.

Union County Habitat for Humanity, Inc.

United Family Services, Inc.

United Way of Central Carolinas

United Way Of Gaston County, Inc.

Urban League of Central Carolinas, Inc.

USO of North Carolina


Wing Haven

WTVI Foundation, Inc.

YMCA of Greater Charlotte

Young Women's Christian Association Central Carolinas, Inc.