82+ Awareness Causes to Help Promote Your Nonprofit this Fall

3 min readAug 18, 2022

Whether your organization supports any of these specific causes or needs the perfect month to launch a themed event- there’s an awareness cause for just about everything! Awareness months and days are the perfect time to launch new fundraisers, campaigns or events that support your mission. These can also help you when it comes to launching social media posts and campaigns.

Check out this list of important causes your nonprofit should have in mind this fall. If any resonate with your organization, make sure to use these months as a way to boost your mission and year-end fundraising campaigns!

In September:

  • Animal Pain Awareness Month
  • Baby Safety Month
  • Blood Cancer Awareness Month
  • Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
  • Classical Music Month
  • Disaster Preparedness Month
  • Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month
  • Happy Cat Month
  • Healthy Aging Month
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month
  • National Chicken Month
  • National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
  • National Cholesterol Education Mont
  • National Food Safety Education Month
  • National Guide Dog Month
  • National Organic Month
  • National Recovery Month
  • National Service Dog Month
  • National Suicide Prevention Month
  • National Yoga Awareness Month
  • Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
  • Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
  • Self Improvement Month
  • Sexual Health Month
  • World Alzheimer’s Month

In October:

  • Adopt a Shelter Dog Month
  • AIDS Awareness Month
  • Blindness Awareness Month
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • Down Syndrome Awareness Month
  • Dyslexia Awareness Month
  • Eat Better, Eat Together Month
  • Emotional Wellness Awareness Month
  • Family History Month
  • Financial Planning Month
  • Global Diversity Awareness Month
  • Health Literacy Month
  • Healthy Lung Month
  • International Walk to School Month
  • LGBTQ+ History Month
  • National ADHD Awareness Month
  • National Animal Safety and Protection Month
  • National Audiology Awareness Month
  • National Bullying Prevention Month
  • National Crime Prevention Month
  • National Critical Illness Awareness Month
  • National Cybersecurity Awareness Month
  • National Dental Hygiene Month
  • National Depression Education and Awareness Month
  • National Disability Employment Awareness Month
  • National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
  • National Learning and Development Month
  • National Liver Awareness Month
  • National Pet Wellness Month
  • National Pitbull Awareness Month
  • National Protect Your Hearing Month
  • National Spina Bifida Awareness Month
  • World Animal Month
  • World Autism Month
  • World Habitat Awareness Month

In November:

  • Family Stories Month
  • Library and Information Services Month
  • Lung Cancer Awareness Month
  • Military Family Month
  • National Adopt a Senior Pet Month
  • National Adoption Month
  • National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month
  • National Children’s Month
  • National Diabetes Month
  • National Entrepreneurship Month
  • National Epilepsy Awareness Month
  • National Family Caregivers Month
  • National Family Literacy Month
  • National Gratitude Month
  • National Homecare and Hospice Month
  • National Inspirational Role Models Month
  • National Native American Heritage Month
  • National Pet Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Prevent a Litter Month
  • National Scholarship Month
  • Pet Diabetes Month
  • Stomach Cancer Awareness Month

Don’t forget Giving Tuesday on November 29 this year as well!

For a full calendar of cause and awareness days, check out the list here.

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