Local Charities That Meet Standards

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

BBB has evaluated materials provided by these organizations and concluded that these charities met the Standards for Charity Accountability in effect at the time of the review. BBB charity reviews are done free-of-charge. The following list includes Accredited Charities that meet all 20 BBB Charity Standards for Accountability.  

Updated 10/4//2016 

A Better World

A Child's 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

Alzheimer's Association

American Cancer Society South Atlantic Division

American Heart Association, Inc.

American Red Cross of Union County

American Red Cross-Greater Metro Chapter

American Red Cross, Southern Piedmont Chapter

Appropriate Placement Options. Inc.

ARC of Mecklenburg County Inc. (The)

Arthritis Patient Services

Arts & Science Council--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

Catawba Lands Conservancy

Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation

Catholic Charities Diocese of Charlotte

Center for Community Transitions (The)

Center for Prevention Services

Charlotte Area Fund

Charlotte Children's Choir

Charlotte Coalition for Social Justice, Inc. (The)

Charlotte Community Health Clinic

Charlotte Family Housing, Inc.

Charlotte Mecklenburg Housing Partnership, Inc.

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Foundation

Charlotte Rescue Mission (The)

Charlotte Speech and Hearing Center Inc.

Child Care Resources Inc.

Children's Attention Home, Inc.

Children's Theatre of Charlotte

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

Council for Children's Rights, Inc.

Council on Aging in Union County, Inc.

Crisis Assistance Ministry

Davidson Cornelius Child Development Center

Disability Rights & Resources

Discovery Place

Dress for Success Charlotte

Exceptional Childrens Assistance Center, Inc. (ECAC)

Exchange/SCAN Child & Parenting Center of Iredell County

Family Service, Inc. of Gaston County.

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 Cabarrus County, Inc.

Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte

Holy Angels, Inc.

Hope Haven, Inc.

Hospice & Pallative Care Charlotte Region

Hospice of Cabarrus County, Inc.

Hospice of Iredell County Inc.

Hospitality House of Charlotte

House of Mercy, Inc.

Humane Society of Charlotte

I Care, Inc.


International House

Iredell County Council On Aging Inc.

Jesse Helms Center Foundation (The)

Joe Martin ALS Foundation (The)

KinderMourn, Inc.

Latin American Coalition

Learning Help Centers of Charlotte

Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc.

Legal Services of Southern Piedmont, Inc.

Levine Jewish Community Center of Charlotte, 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, North Carolina Chapter, Inc.

Make-A-Wish Foundation of America, Central and Western NC

Matthews Free Medical Clinic

Matthews HELP Center

Mecklenburg Medical Alliance and Endowment

MedAssist of Mecklenburg

Men's Shelter of Charlotte, Inc.

Mental Health America of Central Carolinas

Metrolina Association for the Blind

Mint Museum of Art, 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

Pregnancy Resource Center

Prosperity Unlimited

RAIN, Inc.

Relatives, Inc. (The)

Right Moves For Youths, Inc.

Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte

Safe Alliance

Salvation Army, Greater Charlotte (The)

Salvation Army of Cabarrus County (The)

Salvation Army, Statesville Corp (The)

Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina

Serenity House, Inc.

Shelter Health Services, Inc.

Shepherd's Center of Charlotte

Smart Start of Mecklenburg County 

Spokes Group (The)

Teen Health Connection, Inc.

Theatre Charlotte

Thompson Child and Family Focus, Inc.

Time Out Youth

Turning Point, Inc.


Union County Community Shelter

Union County Crisis Assistance Ministry, Inc.

Union County Habitat for Humanity, Inc.

United Way of Central Carolinas

United Way Of Gaston County, Inc.

Urban League of Central Carolinas, Inc.

USO of North Carolina


Wing Haven Foundation, Inc.

WTVI Foundation, Inc.

YMCA of Greater Charlotte

YWCA Central Carolinas