Nonprofits We Support

Our Focus on Supporting Our Communities

Nonprofits We

Each year we donate millions of dollars to nonprofits across the country. Here is a list of charitable organizations Nordstrom supports.

Nordstrom Giving

See which organizations we've supported by state

Alaska Literacy Program
Alaskan AIDS Assistance Association
Alzheimer's Resource of Alaska
Anchorage Community Theatre
Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Girl Scouts of Alaska
Standing Together Against Rape
YWCA of Alaska


Arizona Community Foundation
AZ Community Reinvestment Collaborative
Banner Health
Boys & Girls Club of the East Valley
Central Arizona Shelter Services (CASS)
Chandler Center for the Arts
Children First Academy
Chrysalis AZ
Central Arizona Shelter Services (CASS)
Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona (HFH)
Hispanic Women's Corporation
Homeward Bound
HRC - Human Rights Campaign
Local Initiatives Support Corp. (LISC)
Maggie's Place
Maricopa Health Foundation
Neighborhood Housing Services of Phoenix (NHS)
Partners for Paiute
Phoenix Symphony
Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation
Waste Not


1736 Family Crisis Center
Academy of Friends
Alameda County Community Food Bank
Alzheimer's Family Services Center
Aquarium of the Pacific
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Sacramento
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles
Boys & Girls Club - The West Valley
Boys & Girls Club - Mid-Peninsula
California Film Institute/Mill Valley Film Festival
California Symphony (Orinda)
California Philharmonic
Casa Youth Shelter
Casa De Amparo
Center for Community Solutions
Cancer Support Community – Redondo Beach
Centennial Guild (of Children's Hospital Los Angeles)
Children's Institute, Inc.
Community Family Guidance Center
Children's Hospital of Orange County
Crocker Art Museum
Disability Rights Advocates
Down Syndrome Connection of the Bay Area
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
Family Health Centers of San Diego
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco/ArtPoint
FosterHope Sacramento
Foothill AIDS Project
Girls Inc. of Alameda County
Girls Inc. of Orange County
Home First
Human Rights Campaign, San Francisco
Habitat for Humanity of Orange County
Human Options
Homeless Prenatal Program
Junior League of Long Beach
Junior League of Riverside
LA's Promise
L.A. Center for Gays & Lesbians
Las Patronas
Laura's House
Laguna Beach Community Clinic
Live Well San Diego
MANA de San Diego
Mama's Kitchen
Marin Theatre Company
Marin Advocates for Children
Meals on Wheels and Senior Outreach Services
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation
Mercy House
Menlo Charity Horse Show
Mission Hospital Foundation
Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD)
Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara
Museum of Contemporary Art of San Diego
Orangewood Children's Foundation
Pacific Asian American Women Bay Area Coalition
Part The Clouds
Project Angel Food
Rady Children's Hospital San Diego
San Francisco Opera Guild
San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center
San Francisco Pride
Seven Tepees Youth Program
San Diego Natural History Museum
San Diego Opera
San Francisco Women's Centers/The Women's Building
Santa Monica Museum of Art
Santa Barbara Zoological Foundation
Segerstrom Center for the Arts
Shanti Project
Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County
South Coast Repertory
Southern California Hospice Foundation
Taylor Family Foundation
Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation
The Center OC
The Center San Diego
The Laurel Foundation
The Tech Museum of Innovation
The Wooden Floor
The Rape Foundation
The Old Globe Theatre
The New Children's Museum
UCI Medical Center
Voices for Children


Bal Swan Children's Center
Dress for Success Denver
Denver Center for the Performing Arts
Food Bank of the Rockies
Latin American Educational Foundation (LAEF)
National Jewish Health Center for Colorado
Project Angel Heart
The Kempe Foundation
The GLBT Community Center of Colorado
Urban Peak Denver
Women's Crisis & Family Outreach Center


Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective
Hartford Symphony Orchestra
Greater Hartford Arts Council
Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters
St. Vincent de Paul Middletown


AIDS Delaware
Delaware Art Museum
Delaware Theatre Company
Ronald McDonald House of Delaware
The Links, Inc. Delaware


Alzheimer's Community Care
Amigo for Kids
Aqua Foundation for Women
Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade
Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida
Boys & Girls Clubs of Collier County
Best Buddies International
Children's Dream Fund
City of Hope
Comprehensive AIDS Program of Palm Beach
Doctors Hospital Foundation/Baptist Health South Florida
Equine Assisted Therapies of South Florida Inc.
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens
Give Kids the World
Hospice of Palm Beach County Foundation
Hope and Help Center of Central Florida
Island Coast AIDS Network
Jewish Community Services of South Florida
Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County
Junior League of Palm Beaches
Junior League of Tampa
La Liga Contra el SIDA
Lee Memorial / Golisano Children's Hospital
Meals on Wheels of Tampa
Miami City Ballet
Miami Children's Hospital Foundation
Museum of Fine Arts - St. Petersburg - Margaret Acheson Stuart Society
Naples Botanical Garden
Naples Philharmonic (Artis Naples)
National Young Arts Foundation
National Parkinson Foundation - South Palm Beach County
Place of Hope
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Florida
Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida
Susan G Komen Race for the Cure
The Chiselers, Inc.
The Vizcayans
The Shelter
The AIDS Institute


Atlanta Community Food Bank
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Atlanta History Center
Challenged Child & Friends
Communities in Schools
Girls Inc, Greater Atlanta
Latin American Association
Project Open Hand
Susan G Komen - Greater Atlanta


American Red Cross
Honolulu Museum of Art
Life Foundation
Special Olympics


Boys and Girls Clubs of Chicago
Chicago Urban League
Chinese American Service League
Chicago House
Gene Siskel Film Center
Gilda's Club Chicago
Hinsdale Junior Woman's Club
Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center
International Latino Cultural Center
Joffrey Ballet
Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Foundation
National Museum of Mexican Art
Northern Illinois Food Bank
Steppenwolf Theatre Company
The Posse Foundation, Inc.
The Lynn Sage Cancer Foundation
Teen Living Program - TLP
The Children's Place Association
United Negro College Fund


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana
Cancer Support Community
Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art
Indianapolis Opera
Indianapolis Urban League
Jameson Camp
Noble Foundation of Indiana
Ronald McDonald House of Indiana


Jack & Coke Bike Run
Kansas City Art Institute
Literacy Kansas City
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Northland Early Education Center
Rose Brooks Center


AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts, Inc
Boston Children's Hospital League
Boys & Girls Club of Woburn
City Year Boston
Community Servings
Essex County Community Foundation
Friends of Beverly Hospital
Greater Boston Food Bank
Jimmy Fund/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Junior League of Worcester
Museum of Fine Arts Boston
People Helping People


AIDS Action Baltimore, Inc
Family Services Inc.
Howard County Arts Council
House of Ruth Maryland
Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland, Inc
Moveable Feast
National Aquarium
Port Discovery Children's Museum
The Arc Central Chesapeake Region


AIDS Partnership Michigan
Barbara Ann Karmonos Cancer Institute
Coalition of Temporary Shelter – COTS
Detroit Institute of Arts
Gleaners Community Food Bank
Oakland Literacy Council
Susan G Komen- Race for the Cure


Guthrie Theatre
Human Rights Campaign – Twin Cities
Junior League of Minneapolis
Ordway Circle of Stars
PACER Center
Starkey Hearing Foundation
The Aliveness Project


Cardinal Glennon Children's Foundation
Cancer Support Community of Greater St. Louis
Creative of Center Arts (COCA)
Food Outreach
Good Samaritan Project
St. Louis Symphony
The National Children's Cancer Society


Aid for AIDS of Nevada
Hopelink of Southern Nevada
Safe House
The Links Inc. Las Vegas

New Jersey

American Repertory Ballet
Children's Aid and Family Services
Habitat for Humanity Bergen County
Hyacinth AIDS Foundation/NJ Women and AIDS Network (NJWAN)
Jersey Shore University Medical Center Foundation
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
Paper Mill Playhouse
Shelter Our Sisters
Symphony in C
Somerset Hills Learning Institute
Visiting Homemaker Home Health Aide Service
Women Helping Women

New York

Food Bank For NYC
Gilda's Club Westchester
God's Love We Deliver
Habitat for Humanity Westchester
Hudson Valley Community Services
Junior League of Central Westchester
Long Island Children's Museum
Long Island Cares
National Coalition of 100 Black Women Long Island
Parson's and The New School
Police Athletic League (PAL)

North Carolina

Alliance of AIDS Services Carolina
Charlotte Symphony
Duke Children's Hospital & Health Center
Dress for Success Triangle NC
Lydia's Legacy
McColl Center for Visual Art
Regional AIDS Interfaith Network
Susan G Komen Race for a Cure
Thompson Child & Family Focus


AIDS Resource Center Ohio
AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland
Boy & Girls Clubs of Cleveland
Cincinnati Art Museum
Cleveland Clinic
Cornerstone of Hope
Cleveland Food Bank
Columbus Museum of Art
Columbus College of Art & Design
Drop Inn Center
Free Store Food Bank
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Human Rights Campaign - Columbus
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Life Care Alliance
Melissa's House
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Cincinnati
Stepping Stones
YWCA Columbus


Basic Rights Education Fund
Cascade AIDS Project
Dress for Success Oregon
Doernbecher Children's Hospital Foundation
HIV Alliance
Impact Northwest
Our House
Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)
Sisters Of The Road


Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh
City of Hope
Children's Home of Pittsburgh
Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
Lemieux Family Center
Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly
Moore College of Art and Design
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force
Women's Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh

Rhode Island

AIDS Care Ocean State
Bristol Good Neighbors Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry
Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation
Inspiring Minds
Providence Performing Arts Center
Rhode Island Community Food Bank
Star Kids Scholarship Program
Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island


Frist Center for the Visual Arts
Human Rights Campaign – Nashville
Nashville Cares
The Swan Ball/Cheekwood


AIDS Services of Austin
AIDS Services of North Texas
AIDS Foundation Houston, Inc
AIDS Outreach Center of Ft Worth
American Cancer Society Cattle Baron's Ball
ALS Association Texas
AIDS Resource Center Dallas
Black Tie Dinner
Clayton Dabney Foundation for Kids with Cancer
Community Partners of Dallas
Dallas Black Dance Theatre
Dallas Museum of Art
Dallas Symphony
Family Violence Prevention Services
Frisco Family Services Center
Hope Center
Houston Grand Opera
Houston Symphony
Junior League of Dallas
Junior League of Houston
Junior League of San Antonio
Junior League of Austin
Lazarus House
Museum of Fine Arts Houston
North Texas Food Bank
Ronald McDonald Charities of Austin and Central Texas
Susan G Komen Austin
San Antonio AIDS Foundation
University of the Incarnate Word
University of Texas at Austin - Blanton Museum of Art
Women's Symphony League of Austin


Ballet West
Christmas Box International
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation- Utah
Jewish Family Service
Junior League of Salt Lake City
Utah Symphony/Opera
Utah Museum of Contemporary Art
Utah AIDS Foundation
YWCA Salt Lake City


Black Student Fund
Carpenter's Shelter
Capital Area Food Bank
Children's National Medical Center (Children's Hospital Foundation)
Citizen's Committee to Protect the Elderly
Cultural DC
Dress for Success Hampton Roads
Dora Lewis / Weinstein Jewish Community Center
Eastern Regional AIDS Resource Center
First Book-DC
Fight For
Food & Friends
HIV/AIDS Center of Virginia Commonwealth
Mary's Center for Maternal and Child Care
Richmond Symphony
Strive DC
SCAN of Northern Virginia
Susan G Komen Central Virginia - Richmond
Susan G Komen – Tidewater
The Women's Center
Virginia Arts Festival
Wolf Trap Foundation


Act (A Contemporary Theatre)
Arts Fund
Arc of King County
Bailey Boushay House
Book-it-Repertory Theatre
Burke Museum
Ben Towne Foundation
Boyer Children's Clinic
Camp Korey
City Year Seattle/King County
Clothes for Kids
Consejo Counseling & Referral Service
Downtown Emergency Service Center
Dress for Success
Epilepsy Foundation NW
Frye Museum
Gilda's Club
Habitat for Humanity, Tacoma/Pierce Co
Hearing, Speech & Deafness Center
Independent Colleges of WA
Junior Achievement
King County Sexual Assault Resource Center
Lifelong AIDS Alliance
Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center
Low Income Housing Institute
Make-A-Wish Foundation
Moyer Foundation
Museum of History and Industry
Northwest School for Hearing Impaired Children
National Multiple Sclerosis Society - Seattle
Northwest Boys Choir and Vocal Point
On the Boards
Page Ahead
Pierce County AIDS Foundation
Pediatric Interim Care Center
Rebuilding Together Seattle
Rotary First Harvest
Seattle Children's Museum
Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras
Sea Mar
Seattle Firefighters Coats for Kids
Senior Services
Sight Connection
Southeastern WA Center of Deaf & Hard of Hearing
Spokane AIDS Network
Tacoma Symphony Orchestra
The Healing Center
The Market Foundation
Union Gospel Mission
University Food Bank
Westside Baby
Washington Business Week
YWCA of Spokane

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