Funding Lessons From Orlando

After the horrific shootings in Orlando, Americans responded with an outpouring of sympathy and an impressive display of charitable contributions. While following well-known patterns seen after most major disasters, the response also broke new ground that is important to study. … Continued

Why Donors Should Take the Long View

Whenever a disaster happens, the Center for Disaster Philanthropy team goes to work quickly to assess a situation, reach out to our responding partners, and be the link between donors and organizations on the front lines. That work goes on … Continued

10 Ways to Improve Our Response to Humanitarian Crises

A special World Humanitarian Summit Report: “Pivot Point in Philanthropy’s Contribution to Addressing Humanitarian Crises” My colleague Bill Patton and I recently authored a paper for the World Humanitarian Summit. The paper calls on the philanthropic community to take advantage … Continued