St. Joseph County Charity & Non Profit

Find St. Joseph County Indiana charities and nonprofits. Charities and nonprofits provide information on charitable donations, jobs, volunteering, and events.


American Cancer Society 601 West Edison Road Mishawaka IN 46545 574-257-9789


Cancer Society Of St Joseph County 919 East Jefferson Boulevard South Bend IN 46617 574-287-4393

Childrens Dispensary & Hospital Association 2015 West Western Avenue South Bend IN 46619 574-234-1169

Community Foundation of St. Joseph County 205 West Jefferson Boulevard South Bend IN 46601 574-232-0041

Fischoff National Chamber Music Association 303 Brownson Hall Notre Dame IN 46556 574-631-0984

Humane Society Of St Joseph County 2506 Grape Road Mishawaka IN 46545 574-255-4726

Salvation Army 52061 Carriage Hills Drive South Bend IN 46635 574-272-2907

Salvation Army 900 West Western Avenue South Bend IN 46601 574-234-7031

Salvation Army 15625 Embers Drive Mishawaka IN 46545 574-259-1054

South Bend Firefighters Association 4025 Lincoln Way West South Bend IN 46628 574-232-3473

St Joseph County Charities 713 South Arnold Street South Bend IN 46619 574-233-8732

Youth Service Bureau 2222 Lincoln Way West South Bend IN 46628 574-235-9231

About St. Joseph County Charities & Non-Profits

St. Joseph County Charities are not-for-profit organizations that have a philanthropic goal in St. Joseph County, IN. The mission of a St. Joseph County Charity is to benefit the general public through its work, which is often educational, religious, or organized around public interest activities. Charities can include St. Joseph County churches, educational organizations, hospitals or medical research organizations, or organizations tied to public universities.

You may contact Non-Profit Charitable organizations for questions about:
  • St. Joseph County nonprofit organizations
  • Making donations and volunteering
  • St. Joseph County 501(c)3 tax exempt organizations
  • Donation and contribution tax deductions
  • St. Joseph County Charity ratings and rankings
Types of St. Joseph County Charities

There are many types of St. Joseph County Charities that focus on benefiting society and the general public. Some Charities are structured to help animals, either through supporting animal welfare, wildlife conservation, or in zoos and aquariums. Other St. Joseph County charitable organizations prioritize environmental causes or health issues such as medical research, public health risks, or treating the sick and disabled. St. Joseph County nonprofits can also have educational missions, including serving as educational institutions or supporting students through funding.

International NGOs, or non-governmental organizations, are typically classified as Charities. They are organized around providing international development aid, disaster relief and humanitarian aid, or human rights advocacy and aid for children. Another major category of Charities in St. Joseph County, Indiana is organized around arts and culture, such as museums and art galleries, performing arts organizations, libraries, and public broadcasting organizations. These St. Joseph County nonprofits preserve artistic and cultural heritage and also serve an educational mission.

Fundraising Programs

St. Joseph County nonprofits have fundraising programs and receive contributions from many different sources. Funding can come from the general public, the St. Joseph County government, private corporations and foundations, or other Charities. At least a third of a Charity's financial support must come from the general public. This funding is used by the Charity to advance its goals. Charities can also raise money through events, product or membership sales, or grants. St. Joseph County grants can come from the government, foundations, or individuals, and they typically require an application process.

501(c)3 Tax Exemption

Charities are exempt from paying certain taxes because of the contributions they make to the public. As Non-Profit organizations, Charities in Indiana do not declare a profit and instead use their revenue and fundraising to run the Charity and benefit the public interest. Legally, Charities can be organized in a number of ways to maintain their tax-exempt status. Contributions made to certain Charities, known as St. Joseph County 501(c)(3) groups, are tax-deductible for the donors, while other Charities are exempt from taxes but donations are still taxed.