Charities

Education is one of the most important factor in breaking the cycle of poverty. ABC seeks to make a long-term difference by offering the poorest children permanent help in to form of free education...
ADHD Association (Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder) is registered as non profit organisation, run mostely by volounteers and donations. The Assoication provides information, training and...
Afstada is a special interest group that focuses on prevention, education and welfare issues pertaining to prisoners and the Icelandic prison system. The groups main goal is to aid in finding ways...
Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood is the most complex neurological disorder known to man. The AHC association of Iceland is a patient association for patients with Alternating Hemiplegia...
Alzheimer Iceland - is an association which operates in all of Iceland. The society's objective is to, among other things, protect the interest of its members, increase collaboration and unity among...
Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people
who take injustice personally. We are campaigning for a world
where human rights are enjoyed by all.



Through our...
The fund was established in the memory of Ásta Stefánsdóttir lawyer. The goal and purpose of the fund is to support issues that were important to Ásta, especially human...
The eating disorder clinic is part of the psychiatric unit at the National University Hospital of Iceland. We are a multidisciplinary team and treat all types of eating disorders.
Barnaheill – Save the Children Iceland is a non governmental organization and a member of Save the Children International. Member countries are 28, operating in 120 countries. Barnaheill...
The Circle is a women´s non profit organization raising money for the Children´s Hospital, including the Psyciatric Ward for Children and Adolescents. The organization also supports...
Behcet's á Íslandi is an organization of Icelandic Behcet's patients. Behcet's is a rare and incurable autoimmune and arthritis disease, diagnosed on average among one out of 100.000...
Bergid headspace is a support service for young people up to 25 years old.
Bikers Against Child Abuse, Inc. (B.A.C.A.) exists with the intent to create a safer environment for abused children. We exist as a body of Bikers to empower children to not feel afraid of the world...
National association - "Birta - Landssamtok" was founded December 7th, 2012. Birta - Landssamtok has the aim to support parents / guardians who have lost their children and / or youth without notice...
BJARKARHLÍÐ OFFERS COUNCELLING, SUPPORT AND INFORMATION FOR EVERYONE

• Provides coordinated service that is surviors driven by asking the clients what they need
• Provides...
The Foundation‘s goal is to raise autism awareness and raise money to support worthy causes that directly affect children with autism. The associations work is all done through volunteering...
Blindrafelagid, Icelandic organization of the visually impaired (BIOVI) is a social force – humanright orientated organization – that fights for independent, meaningful and responsible...
The child and adolescent mental health unit gift fund supports children and their families with improved facilities and entertainment. The charity's website is barnaspitali.is/bugl
The fund was established in the memory of Björgvin Arnar.

The goal and purpose of the fund is to support seriously ill children and their families.
CCU association was founded in Oktober 1995 and is an organized interest group for people who suffer from IBD (Crohn`s disease and Colitis Ulcerosa). The main goal of the association is to support...
The main aim of the organization is to support the education of young vulnerable women in Uganda, and for the past 15 years this has been carried out in collaboration with Candle Light Foundation...
Dagur Kári is a happy 11 year old boy who loves being outdoors and play with his friends. He has CP which in his case manifests in low muscle tone, intellectual disability and epilepsy. He can...
The Myotonic Dystrophy Association of Iceland is a non-profit association for people with DM and families with members suffering from DM. Myotonic dystrophy (DM) is a genetic disorder that affects...
The Icelandic Down´s Syndrome Association was established in 1997. The aim of the association is promote the welfare and rights of persons with Down syndrome, and to share information to its...
The purpose of the Dravet-superhero organizations is to raise funds to support Ægir Rafn and his relatives due to extensive expanse, as result of his mental retardation, such as purchase...
Dropinn, the Icelandic charity for children with diabetes, was founded in 1995.
Our mission is to improve the lives of children with diabetes by providing practical support and information. One...
Duchenne Muscular dystrophy (DMD), is a genetic muscle degenerating disease that leads to increased muscle weakness, heart and lung failure and boys are defined to a wheelchair from the age 10-12...
The objective of the Icelandic Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Icelandic SPCA) is to seek to provide shelter for animals in need and for that purpose establish an animal shelter and...
The Icelandic Autistic Society was established in 1977. The organisation has largely focused on improving services for people with autism spectrum disorder(ASD) and related disabilities. We now...
Einstök börn (Unique children) is a support group in Iceland for children with rare diseases. Today there are more than 350 families in the group.
The Icelandic population is small...
Empower Nepali Girls provides educational opportunities for the most neglected children from Nepal who would otherwise be unable to attend school. Our mission is to empower and support neglected,...
FC Sækó is a co-operative venture between Reykjavík Welfare Services, The National hospital´s psychiatric ward and Hlutverkasetur. It has been operational since 2011 under...
Smith-Magenis Syndrome
Smith-Magenis Syndrome (SMS) is a rare neurobehavioral disorder characterized by a recognizable pattern of physical, behavioral, and developmental features. It is caused...
CP Iceland works to uphold the interests of individuals with cerebral palsy (CP). That includes providing information and knowledge about CP, promoting cooperation between specialists and families...
Our goal is to strengthen the community of foster parents in Iceland. Iceland prides itself on not having any institutionalized foster homes, but all foster kids are brought immediately into...
The primary objective of the Icelandic Kidney Association is to support kidney patients and their families.
The Icelandic Kidney aims to ensure that all kidney patients have access to the best...
Fjörður is a sports club for disabled people and children.
Drugfree youth parentsorganisation (NGOs), were established September 20, 1986, did establish Foreldrahús (Parentshouse) 1999 operate in consulting, education and prevention. The association...
FSMA in Iceland is a group of relatives and individuals who held the disease SMA (Spinal Muscular atrophy) in Iceland. The group's mission is to represent their interests as subjects held SMA,...
The Icelandic Mental Health Alliance aims at improving rights and services for people with mental illnesses and their relatives in Iceland. The NGO provides consultation, support advocacy, spreads...
The Forget-me-not charity is the Icelandic pregnancy loss and stillbirth charity. We operate throughout Iceland, supporting anyone affected by the death of a baby. The carity´s website...
Góðvild was founded in 2016. Góðvild´s main goal is to support projects that will benefit handicapped children or children that suffer from long term illness.

Godvild...
Grofin-mental health center in Akureyri is a open access resource for people who are struggling with the effects of mental illness and/or social exclusion, and also provides support for...
The purpose of the company is to safeguard the interests and rights of those who have lived or worked in housing with moisture and mold and suffer a health hazard as a result. Also, to promote...
The benefit organization “Göngum saman” (Walk together) has the aim of strengthening the basic research on breast cancer. Göngum saman emphasizes the importance of exercise for...
Hetjurnar is an organization of chronically ill children in North Iceland.

The purpose of the organization is:
- To protect the interests of chronically ill children and their families
-...
Icelandic Heart Association was established in October 8, 1983.

Hjartaheill are doing there best in improving the quality of life of the population by strengthening prevention and education about...
The Icelandic Heart Association is a nonprofit institute that was founded in 1967 to battle cardiovascular disease in Iceland. The purpose of IHA is to conduct research into the causes of heart...
Assistanrt Travel Fund of Sjálfsbjörg - The national Association of people with Pysical Disabilites, was established in 1997 with the aim of facilitating the mobility-impaired to travel...
Icelandic Church Aid (ICA) assists people experiencing poverty at home and abroad, regardless of their nationality, race, religion or political ideas. ICA emphasizes gender equality and capacity...
Sindri is a wonderful ten years old boy who was born with rare genetic disorder called Warburg Micro syndrom (WMS). Friends and family of Sindri are going to run for him in the Reykjavik Marathon.
Through Cycling without age, we like to improve the live ability for inhabitants of nursing homes all around Iceland. We do assist the nursing homes to become owners of good e-Rickshaws to ask the...
The purpose of the society is to aid, strengthen and give support to the rehabilitation work carried out at Grensasdeild - the physical rehabilitation center of Landspitali – University...
Hringsjá is a rehabilitation center located in Reykjavík. Hringsjá is a school for adults who have themselves applied for studies. The overall objective is empowerment through...
Mindpower: personal recovery, empowerment and working together as equals.

Mindpower (Ice. Hugarafl) is an NGO which was founded in 2003 by individuals with diverse experience of the mental health...
Hugrún is a mental health education programme that was established in the spring of 2016 by psychology, nursing and medical students at the University of Iceland. Since its establishment a lot...
Indlandsbörn’s aim is to provide educational opportunities for poor children in India. The organization works closely with a Norway-based organization Solstraaler (www.solstraaler.no),...
Icelandic Adoption Society is the only adoption agency that is accredited by the Ministry of the Interior to be the mediatiors on international adoptions. The agency is a member based non-profit...
The Akureyri Cancer society is a charity organization and its main goal is to support the general fight against cancer. The main emphasis of the society in recent years has been on providing general...
Krabbameinsfélag Austfjarða (The Cancer Society of Eastfjords) is one of 30 member leagues of The Icelandic Cancer Society. Its main goal is to be there for people in our area who are...
Charitygroup who is connected to Krabbameinsfélg Ísland. The main goal is to support people who have cancer and lives in Borgarfjörður.
Join our cause for the Reykjavik Marathon 2018 and help us make a difference to those affected by cancer in Iceland.

The Icelandic Cancer Society is a leading force nationally promoting knowledge...
Cancer Society in North Iceland
The main income, excluding operating subsidies from the Icelandic Cancer Society,
which pays half of employees' salaries and project grants that enable us, among other
things, to hold courses for...
The main purpose of the society is to support in every way the fight against cancer. The activity of the society covers the northem West fjords and Strandir. Sigurvon operates a service center...
Kraftur supports young adults that have been diagnosed with cancer at the age of 18-45 years, and their relatives. Our goal is to provite a peer support, psychological support, publication...
The Icelandic Lutheran Mission was founded in 1929 and seeks to share Jesus Christ to all nations. ILM missionaries have also been active in supporting the poor, the vulnerable and the sick. ILM...
The Women´s chrisis center provides shelter for women and their children when staying in their home is no longer possible because of domestic violence. The charity's website is kvennaathvarf.is.
To keep an open office to serve our members, professionals and members of the public who need information, counselling, education and support. We work on prevention, translations and the publishing...
Líf, Charity Foundation, was founded the 7th of December 2009. Its main objective is to support and strengthen services for women and their families at the university hospital,...
The support organisation's main objective is to assist young people who have lost their spouses and their children who have lost a parent. Lionheart uses peer tutoring, education, information and...
The Light is a rehabilitation and support Center for people that are recovering from cancer and their relatives/supporters. The goal of Ljósið is to enhance everyday quality of life...
Lokbrá - the Icelandic Narcolepsy Association was founded in September 2014. Its purpose is to support people with narcolepsy and their families. The charities website is: www.dromasyki.is
Einar Darra's Memorial Fund stands for the National Initiative I only have one life that fights against the use of drugs with emphasis on the abuse of prescription drugs.
Jenny Lilja died in an accident in October 2015, then only 3 years old. Jenny Lilja family established the fund to honor her memory. The purpose of the fund is to support individuals who have lost...
To honour outstanding musicians with awards. The charity's website is eldjarn.is
Grants are awarded to promote charitable work in the palliative care unit, to the goods of the patients and their families. The goal of the Memorial found is also to support countinuing education...
Lovísa Hrund‘s memorial fund was established in memory of Lovísa Hrund Svavarsdóttur, who died on April 6 2013 in a hard collision with a drunk driver.

The purpose of the...
The purpose of the Ölli Memorial Fund is to help children in need in Iceland to practice sports. Studies show a strong connection between families' financial situation and children's involvement...
The Fund is established in memory of Örvar Arnarson who died in skydiving accident in Florida on March 23, 2013. Örvar was one of Iceland´s most experienced skydivers and died while...
Our mission and final goal is to find cure for ALS/MND. Whyle we make that happen we suport our members to enjoy every moment of life.
The charity's website is mnd.is
Móðurmál has offered instruction in over twenty languages (other than Icelandic) for plurilingual children since 1994. The Sports and Leisure Council of Reykjavík...
Runners and their supporters are invaluable to the MS-Society and useful in promoting education, social activity and service to our members.


Part of the grants that were collected in the...
Neistinn, Childrens Heart Foundation in Iceland

The Reykjavik marathon is one of our biggest fundraisement, and to show our gratitude we want to give all our runners a dry-fit T-shirt while the...
**Thanks for running for The Parkinson's Disease Association!**
Together we are stronger!

The Icelandic Parkinson's Disease Association was founded in 1983. The purpose of the association is...
The Píeta organization is a suicide- and self-harm prevention and awareness organization.
The organization offers free services for people suffering from suicidal thoughts and self-harm...
Mrs. Ragnheiður is a project based on harm reduction, with the purpose to reach out to marginalized groups in society such as homeless persons and people with drug problems, and offer them any...
Reykjadalur is a summer and winter camp for children and youngsters with mental or physical disabilities aged 8-21, run by The Benefit Society of Children with Disabilities.

The aim of Reykjadalur...
Rjóður is a nursing, resting and recovery home for children with longterm illnesses and handicapped children with longterm illnesses - children from 0-18 years old. Rjóður...
Goals of the orgnaization is to strengthen the unity of its members, work for increased rights and better accessibility in the society. More about the charity on their website sem.is.
Samferda Foundation is helping people in difficulties.

The Foundation has NO COST and each ISK goes to people and families in need

Please see our Facebook site with more details and information
Samhjálp is a nonprofit and charitable organization, that has been helping the homeless and less fortunate people, in Iceland, for over 4 decades. Samhjálp, has assisted in the...
SAA runs a hospital and a detoxification clinic, Vogur, two outpatient units, two treatment clinics, one recovery houses and a social center. Around one hundred people are employed by SAA. Each year...
The organization of lung patients was founded on 20 May in 1997. Such an organization was necessary because people suffering from lung diseases had no platform for their issues. Currently thousands...
The associations main activities involve education. Education for the public about diabetes and how to minimize the risks of getting it, primary prevention. Education for people with diabetes about...
About 10% of women have endometriosis or 176 million women in the world. Endometriosis is not just bad period pain. The disease can cause severe pain and various other symptoms, including digestive...
Samtökin '78, The National Queer Organization of Iceland, is an interest and activist group for queer people in Iceland. Samtökin '78 offer counseling services, educational lectures...
The Icelandic Coeliac Society was founded 2014. Our aim is to provide information and knowledge about the coeliac disease and gluten sensitivety . The Coelac Society Is operated entirely...
Sigurbjörn Bogi is five years old boy. He was born with hydrocephalus. Sigurbjörn Bogi has muliple handicap. He is blind and has CP. He also has epilepsy. Sigurbjörn Bogi can not...
Thousands of volunteers dedicate themselves to work for the ICE-SAR rescue teams, accident prevention divisions and youth sections. Their joint mission is to prevent accidents and save human lives...
We help families care for their children. We provide quality alternative care for children who cannot live with their biological families.

Children, who cannot be cared for by their biological...
Specialisterne Iceland is a non-profit organisation which has the single aim of assisting individuals diagnosed with autistic spectrum disorder towards self-help.

Specialisterne Denmark business...
The main goal of SPES is to build and operate a home for orphan children. The first two Spes villages have risen in African, Togo. Now ther are 179 children living in the SPES villages. We thank you...
Stígamót is an education and counseling center for survivors of sexual violence. Stígamót offer individual counseling and self help groups for both women and men that have...
The role of the Fund is to receive and disburse grants given to Landspítali.
The charity´s website is http://www.landspitali.is/um-landspitala/styrktarkerfi/beinir/
Styrktarfélag Heilbrigðisstofnunar Suðurnesja is a charity that was established in 1975 for the benefit of Sudurnes Hospital & Health Center. From the beginning the associations...
Respect – Open mind – Friendship

We welcome those who struggle with or have struggled with mental illness, to participate in constructive work on an equality basis, with the aim...
12-14 children, ages 0-18, are diagnosed with cancer every year in Iceland. The Icelandic Cancer Parent Organization (ICCPO) was founded in order to fight for the children and their families’...
The Benefit Society for Children with Disabilities was established in 1952 to support and care for children and young people diagnosed with polio. It´s mission is "to facilitate people with...
This charity-fund supports infants, toddlers and their families by strengthening the service provided by Miðstöð foreldra og barna(MFB). MFB is a non profit mental health service for...
Mikael Smári is a charming seven year old that has Ataxia telangiextasia. A diease that affects both the immune and neural systems. Its symptoms are increasing lack of balance and fine motor...
Sveinssjóður is a memorial fund established in the memory of Sveinn Zoëga. The Fund´s role is to support all operations of Rjóður, which is a resting home for...
Tilvera, the Icelandic Infertility Association was founded in 1989, is an association for individuals and couples who need assisted reproduction. 1 of 6 is struggling with infertility, and...
The fund "Týri and Bimbó" was established in the memory of Ástríður Rán Erlendsóttir who died at the age of 22 in September 2014.
The purpose of the fund...
UN Women is the only entity within the United Nations that works towards gender equality and the empowerment of women. UN Women supports projects around the world in order to eliminate violence...
Run for Yemen!

All donations will go towords UNICEF's emergency response for children in Yemen.

UNICEF is the driving force that helps build a world where the rights of every child are realized...
The Icelandic Mental Health Alliance and The Red Cross Help Line 1717 stand behind the prevention campaign Útmeð’a. The aim of Útmeð'a is to premote mental health,...
Villikettir is an organization that was established in 2014. The main purpose of the organization is to help feral and stray cats of Iceland. We use the TNR (Trap Neuter Return) method to stabilize...
Hope, a charity for the benefit of the patients, and their relatives, at the intensive care unit at LSH Fossvogi was founded in 2007 by the unit‘s nurses. Our goals are primarily to improve our...
Zabiegani Reykjavík was created as initiative of a group of friends brought together by passion and willingness to help others. Determination and resilience keep us moving both on a track...
The memorial foundation "Örninn" organizes Grieve camps for children & teenagers who have lost a loved one. The camps are provided free of charge to the children & teenagers. The...