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Planning on making a holiday donation? Check out this nonprofit gift guide.

2019 Nonprofit Holiday Giving Guide

Making charitable contributions to nonprofit organizations during the holiday season is a gift to the organization but also, to yourself. As you are contributing to the organization’s ability to achieve its mission, you will also receive a serotonin boost and potential tax deductions. 

Regardless of whether you are giving straight from the heart or as a last-minute opportunity to reduce your taxable income, here are a few great 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations you should consider giving to this holiday season. 

The Christmas Box International: Project Elf

The Christmas Box International partners with local, national, and international communities and groups to prevent child abuse and to improve the quality of life for children, teens and young adults who have been abused, neglected, or are facing homelessness. Help fill Santa’s sleigh for children, teens, and young adults in our community who have been abused, neglected, or facing homelessness by donating to The Christmas Box International’s Project Elf

Utah Foster Care

Utah Foster Care is a nationally recognized nonprofit that finds, trains, and supports Utah families, who are willing and able to provide a nurturing home for children in foster care. Be a part of providing a child in foster care with an abundance of gifts this holiday season by donating to Utah Foster Care (UFC). Giving to Utah Foster Care can be as simple as making an online donation at

The Road Home 

The Road Home is a private nonprofit social services agency that assists individuals and families experiencing homelessness in Salt Lake County and along the Wasatch Front. Make life it a little simpler for an individual experiencing homelessness by donating to The Road Home. 

Humane Society of Utah 

The Humane Society of Utah is dedicated to the elimination of pain, fear, and suffering in all animals. Their goal is to keep pets and people together, bring them together, and help move each animal to their most appropriate outcome as quickly as possible. Cats and dogs across Utah need your help this holiday season. Your cash gift contributes towards providing an animal in need with food, shelter, and medical care. 

Granite Education Foundation

The mission of the Granite Education Foundation is to improve educational outcomes by strengthening the Granite School District Community. This is accomplished through the engagement of business and community partners in the support of Granite School District and the academic achievement of all its students. The holiday season is a very overwhelming one for the lowest income families in the Granite School District and many struggle week to week just to meet their family’s basic needs. Help lighten the load by making a cash donation to