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The National Compassion Fund provides a single, trusted way for the public to give directly to victims of mass casualty crimes.

We then work with affected communities to fairly and transparently distribute those funds to the victims.

I am a Donor

that would like to directly support victims of a mass crime

I am a Survivor

of a mass crime, in need of information about a fund


Active Funds


How It Works

Community Engagement

Event occurs and National Compassion Fund is engaged by the community

Donations Collection

Donations are collected by the National Compassion Fund in partnership with GoFundMe, or collected by a local organization. A local Steering Committee is formed to determine eligibility and distribution of funds.

Protocol Development

Distribution Protocols are drafted by the Steering Committee and opened for public comment.

Protocol Approval

Distribution Protocols are finalized, donation portals are closed, and the funds are certified.

Victim Applications

Applications for victims and survivors are opened.

Application Verification

Applications close and eligible submissions are reviewed, verified, and approved.

Funds Distribution

100% of collected donations are distributed to approved applicants and beneficiaries.


National Center for Victims of Crime

For 30 years, the National Center for Victims of Crime has been the most comprehensive national resource committed to advancing victims’ rights and helping victims of all types of crime rebuild their lives.

Advocates for Stronger Rights

Protections, and Services for Crime Victims

Provides Education

Training, and Evaluation

Serves as a Trusted Source

of Current Information on Victims’ Issues