For donors

This site will help you find charities that meet your interests and connect you to them. You can learn about a charity, learn about us, donate online, and help us spread the word about these worthy charities!

For charities

This site will help you learn how your organization can become a member, as well as inform you of our mission and what it means for you. We suggest starting with this page, followed by the Membership link to get your answers quickly.

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About our federation

Children's Medical & Research Charities of America (CMRCA) is a federation of America's finest national organizations working to protect and enhance the lives of children affected by illness all over the world.

CMRCA is proud to offer donors a wide range of organizations dedicated to the helming of ill children. A child's smile when you say "yes, I'll help you" will melt your heart. Please say yes to these - America's best charities for sick children.

There are many benefits to giving to CMRCA:

  • CMRCA's charities cover a variety of concerns. Because our charities are grouped under the CMRCA federation banner, it's easy for you to find the group or groups you wish to support.
  • More of your dollars go to benefit the charities for which they are designated, and less to administrative and overhead costs.
  • For workplace givers, it's an easy way for employees to give to the causes they wish to support. Many workplace giving programs offer payroll deduction plans, a painless way to give to the charity of your choice. And, for employers who don't have a workplace giving program, CMRCA and its consultant staff will help you get one started.


All CMRCA agencies are screened annually to ensure that they meet the highest standards of substantive program services, management and fiscal responsibility.


CMRCA is governed by a board of directors that includes representatives from member charities, donor groups, and other constituencies. All board members are volunteers serving without compensation. The board of directors oversees the administration of services to CMRCA member agencies and ensures that high eligibility standards are maintained. It does NOT determine how much money each agency will receive - that decision is left to the contributor. Gifts made directly to CMRCA are shared among all its member agencies in the same proportion as each has received donor-designated gifts.

Our most recent IRS 990 Form and Annual Report are available for your review as PDF documents. Click the links below to view them.

Children's Medical & Research Charities of America Financial Statements
Form 990