Understand the nuances of the disaster lifecycle. Learn the most strategic, and effective times to give.
This section includes a variety of best-practices resources in philanthropy and grantmaking.
Strategic disaster-related giving requires more than setting dollar amounts or targeting specific geographic areas and issues. It requires an understanding of the nuances of the disaster life cycle, from risk reduction through long-term recovery, and the timely planning of gifts that make the most of available resources, cut down on duplication of efforts, and offer more than a quick fix for communities affected by disasters.
This is why the Center for Disaster Philanthropy exists. And we’re here not a moment too soon.