WATCH runs on your support! There are 3 ways to donate to WATCH CDC.

1) To make an online donation- click on the donate now button below: 

2) Send a check made out to WATCH CDC to: WATCH, 24 Crescent Street, Suite 201, Waltham, MA 02453

3) Send your donation through Venmo

WATCH Tenant Assistance Fund

To support low-income Waltham tenants who need help making ends meet select "Tenant Assistance Fund" in your payment or on the memo of your check.  100% of your donation will go to assist a Waltham tenant in need - current immediate needs are:  emergency housing, rental assistance for those who don't qualify for other programs, oil for heating, and back to work funds.  

Click here for more about our tax credit program.

A donation of $1,000 or more earns you 50% back as a state tax credit!

Thank you for being a part of our generous, supportive community!

Your general donation supports our many programs. For example:

  • $1,000: Avert homelessness for family facing the threat of eviction.     
  • $500:  Emergency shelter for family without housing
  • $300:  Buy tools, uniform, or bus pass for low-wage worker.
  • $200: Get the heat turned back on after a shut off.
  • $100: GED and ESL books for an Adult Education Student.
  • $50:  Buy a grocery card for a neighbor in need.

Where does WATCH get its annual income?

  • Contributions from individuals like you: 38%
  • Corporate collaborator: 23%
  • Corporate and organizational gifts and sponsorships: 15%
  • Foundation grants: 11%
  • Government grants: 6%
  • Churches: 4%
  • Program fees for our classes: 3%

Where does WATCH allocate its annual funds?

  • Housing and Basic Needs Clinic
  • Job Coaching and Financial Management Clinic
  • Adult education classes and tutoring
  • GED and Citizenship classes
  • Community organizing around affordable housing and immigrant rights
  • First Time Home Buyer courses
  • Office administration and program management

When you donate to WATCH, you help lift the voices of tenants, immigrants and other Waltham residents who are working to build a stronger, fairer Waltham. Your gift supports tangible, long-lasting improvements in our community! As a WATCH contributor, you will also have a chance to connect with like-minded neighbors. Plus, a donation to WATCH is tax deductible. WATCH's tax id number is 22-2918528.