Refugee Crisis Demands Action

During a time when more people are displaced by war, conflict, and crisis than any other moment in history, we must do what is in our power to make a difference in the lives of millions of refugees.
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    The Patterson Foundation Boosts CDP's Global Refugee Crisis Fund With Additional $250,000 Contribution

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    Leverage Your Giving through the Global Refugee Crisis Fund

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    Webinar Recording: Refugee Crisis - At Our Doors & Beyond

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    Refugee Crisis Profile: Insights, Actions, Facts, Resources, and More

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    5 Ways to Fund the Refugee Crisis

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    Issue Insights: Refugees and IDPs

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    How Innovative Funders Are Tackling the Refugee Crisis

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American Philanthropy Must Go Big for Refugees

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Peru Flooding Concerns: Potable Water, Sanitation, Housing

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Be Willing to Fund Disasters That Don't Make Headlines

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Midwest Early Recovery Fund Brings Hope to Indian Country

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Tony Pipa: Lifetime Public Servant

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The Patterson Foundations Boosts CDP's Global Refugee Crisis Fund With Additional $250,000 Contribution

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Collective Action for Greater Traction

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Creative Ways to Fund the Refugee Crisis

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Courageous Women Who Have Changed the World #IWD2017

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Now, More Than Ever U.S. Must Lead

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How Black History Has Influenced Disaster Planning

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When Floods Force Survivors to Choose

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Be Remembered for Doing the Right Thing for Refugees

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Taking an Evidence-Based Approach to Refugee Health

RESOURCE GUIDES

Donor’s Guide to Funding the Three Phases of the Global Refugee Crisis

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Top 2016 Blogs Reflect Hope in Disaster Giving

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10 Ways to Improve Our Response to Humanitarian Crises

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New Year Trends Inspire Fight Worth Having

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Giving Forum Features Midwest Early Recovery Fund

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Inside Philanthropy: How Expertise and Crowdfunding Heft Are Coming Together on Disaster Relief

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Act Collectively: Global Refugee Crisis Fund

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What's a Donor to Do When Disaster Strikes?

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Good News, Disturbing News from State of Disaster Philanthropy

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Updated Data Drives Best Practices in Disaster Giving

The Center for Disaster Philanthropy

is a full-time resource to help donors make more thoughtful disaster- related giving decisions and maximize the impact of their gifts. CDP’s mission is to transform disaster giving by providing timely and thoughtful strategies to increase donors’ impact during domestic and international disasters.

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