Through webinars, teleconferences, and speaking engagements, CDP connects the community of people working in disasters and disaster philanthropy.

Upcoming Events

Midwest Early Recovery Fund: Wildfires & Vulnerable Populations

December 07, 2017
2 p.m. ET/1 p.m. CT

Past Event Highlights

  • 2017 Hurricane Season: The Effect on Older Adults & What Funders Should Know

    On November 13, 2017, the Center for Disaster Philanthropy joined Grantmakers in Aging, The Patterson Foundation, and Florida Philanthropic Network for the webinar, "2017 Hurricane Season: The Effect on Older Adults & What Funders Should Know."

  • Measuring the State of Disaster Philanthropy 2017

    On October 24, 2017, Foundation Center and CDP hosted the annual Measuring the State of Disaster Philanthropy webinar to highlight findings from the report, dashboard, and map. The discussion focused on increasing knowledge about disaster giving and making more strategic decisions, ultimately resulting in more effective disaster philanthropy and assistance.

  • Wisdom from the Front Lines: Lessons for Disaster Planning

    On October 25, 2017, the Center for Disaster Philanthropy joined San Diego Grantmakers and Southern California Grantmakers in co-sponsoring this Northern California Grantmakers session on disaster planning for philanthropic leaders, "Wisdom from the Front Lines: Lessons for Disaster Planning."

  • Webinar: Most Effective Way for Businesses to Support Hurricane Harvey and Irma Recovery

    About 70 to 80 percent of money donated in the wake of a disaster goes to immediate relief efforts. While those efforts are important, ensuring long-term support is crucial to effectively helping affected communities rebuild and fully recover.

  • Hurricane Irma: What Funders Should Know

    On September 14, 2017, the "Hurricane Irma: What Funders Should Know" webinar provided updates on the situation in the U.S. and throughout the Caribbean, and ways funders can address recovery efforts.

  • Hurricane Harvey: How Small Funders Can Respond

    On September 6, 2017, the “Hurricane Harvey: How Small Funders Can Respond” webinar addressed ways small funders can effectively allocate resources to meet the needs of Hurricane Harvey-affected communities.

  • Hurricane Harvey Recovery: How Donors Can Help

    On Tuesday, August 29, 2017, the Center for Disaster Philanthropy and the Council on Foundations hosted an hour-long conversation on the catastrophic flooding in Texas and Louisiana, and how to allocate resources—human, financial, and technical—to meet the needs of Hurricane Harvey-affected communities.

  • Playbook Twitter Chat: Education

    On Tuesday, August 22, the Center for Disaster Philanthropy, Pew Charitable Trusts, and Save the Children hosted a back-to-school Twitter chat on the important role schools and related services play for children and communities following a disaster,

  • Best Practices in Workplace Giving

    On Tuesday, June 20, 2017, the Center for Disaster Philanthropy, with the generous support of the UPS Foundation, hosted the "Best Practices in Workplace Giving" webinar. Expert panelists from America’s Charities, and Global Impact discussed the challenges and opportunities businesses face as they align philanthropic goals and corporate objectives.

  • Economic Recovery Summit, Lincoln, Nebraska

    In commemoration of the second anniversary of the May 2015 DeWitt Floods, the Center for Disaster Philanthropy, The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul Disaster Services, and the DeWitt Area Recovery Team hosted an Economic Recovery Summit at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Speakers from Government, Non-Profit, Business, and Higher Education sectors presented their ideas on resiliency and sustainability after a disaster.