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2015 State of Disaster Philanthropy Report Is Here


We are pleased to announce that the second annual Measuring the State of Disaster Philanthropy report has just been released! The report, a joint effort of the Center for Disaster Philanthropy and Foundation Center represents a global effort to track, … Continued

Regine A. Webster, vice president, Center for Disaster Philanthropy

Examining 2015’s Accomplishments and Looking Forward to the Work of 2016


It’s hard to believe that we are just six weeks away from the end of another year. This past year has been an exciting one for those of us at the Center for Disaster Philanthropy working with hundreds of philanthropic … Continued

Robert G. Ottenhoff, President and CEO

Flooding in Texas – How Funders Can Help


I think it’s fair to say that people in Texas may start building arks. At the end of May, the National Weather Service said that 35 gallons of rain had fallen across the state of Texas in that month alone. … Continued