Since 2012, following Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday has inspired people to give back this charitable season. Fueled by the power of social media and collaboration – #GivingTuesday connects diverse groups of individuals, communities and organizations around the world for one common purpose: to celebrate and encourage giving.

Wheather you are buying a colleague coffee or pledging to match a donation, this day is all about giving in any way you can.

If you are interested in making a donation locally, here is a list of Madison-area organizations participating in #GivingTuesday:


A Fund for Women

A Moment of Magic 

Access Community Health Centers 

Allen Centennial Garden

Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin

American Red Cross of Wisconsin

Arts Wisconsin 

Bella Soul

Bereaved Parents of Madison Inc. 

Briarpatch Youth Services, Inc.

Ceiba Foundation for Tropical Conservation 

Center for Community Stewardship

Children’s Health Alliance of Wisconsin

Children’s Theater of Madison

Citizens Utility Board of Wisconsin

City of Madison Police K-9 and Equine Partners, Inc. 

Clean Wisconsin

Combat Blindness International

Community Shares of Wisconsin


Dane County Humane Society

Disability Pride Madison

Easter Seals Wisconsin

FairShare CSC Coalition

Family Works Programs Inc. 

First Care Clinic of Dane County

Fond Blanc Foundation

Forest Stewards Guild 

Foundation for Madison’s Public Schools

Free to Breathe 

Friends of Dane County Parks Endowment

Friends of the WI Wolf and Wildlife

Gathering Waters

Gigi’s Playhouse

Glacier Edge Council, Boy Scouts of America

Green Schools National Network

Habitat for Humanity of Dane County

Health Ministries for Haiti

Henry Vilas Park Zoological Society

Innovative Schools Network

Interfaith Coalition for Worker Justice


Irwin A. and Robert D. Goodman Community Center

Jewish Social Services

Leonardo Academy, Inc. The Sustainability Experts

Living H2O Lutheran Campus Ministry

Lussier Community Education Center

Madison Ballet

Madison Cat Project

Madison Children’s Museum

Madison Circus Space

Madison College Foundation

Madison International Partners

Madison Public Library Foundation

Madison Symphony Orchestra

Madison-area Urban Ministry


Meriter Foundation

Middleton Outreach Ministry (MOM)

Midwest Canine Rescue

Mission Impact Inc. 

Monarch Butterfly Fund

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Wisconsin

Nehemiah: Center for Urban Leadership Development 

Neighborhood House Community Center

Nikumbuke Soccer League

No Stomach for Cancer

North American Lake Management Society

OccuPaws Guide Dog Association

Pediatric Congenital Heart Association

Physicians for Social Responsibility

Porchlight, Inc.

Pregnancy Helpline, Inc. of Madison

Presbyterian Student Center Foundation

Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin Charitable Foundation

Progress Center for Black Women

REAP Food Group

RSVP of Dane County, Inc.

Second Harvest

Sheltering Animals of Abuse Victims (SAAV)

South Madison Coalition of the Elderly

Spay Me! Clinic

St. Mary’s Foundation

StageQ Inc.

Stepping Stone Foundation

St. Vincent de Paul

Supporting Families Together Association

The First Tee of South Central Wisconsin

The John K. MacIver Institute for Public Policy

The River Food Pantry

The Salvation Army of Dane County

Tomorrow’s Home Foundation

United Way of Dane County

United Council of UW Students

Urban League of Greater Madison

UW Carbone Cancer Center

Vera Court Neighborhood Center, Inc.

Walbridge School

Wisconsin Alliance for Infant Mental Health

Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism

Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra

Wisconsin Community Action Program Association (WISCAP)

Wisconsin Lakes

Wisconsin Microfinance

Wisconsin Newspaper Association Foundation

Wisconsin Public Television

Wisconsin Singers

Wisconsin Veterans Museum Foundation

Wisconsin Youth Company


Working Capital for Community Needs (WCCN)