Meet Our 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season Recovery Fund Grantee Partners

Continuing the Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP)’s commitment to supporting long-term recovery needs and plans, we awarded 10 grants from the CDP 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season Recovery Fund for communities affected by Hurricanes Florence and Michael.

The damage wrought by Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Florida. October 11, 2018. (U.S. CBP Photo by James E. Wyatt)

All Hands and Hearts received $200,000 in the form of a matching grant for their Rebuilding Resilient Communities in the Aftermath of Hurricane Michael program which will provide critical repairs and interior finishes to 18 homes in Bay County.

CORE Community Organized Relief Effort was awarded $250,000 to support their North Carolina Housing Rehabilitation and Resiliency Program in Robeson County which targets the Lumbee Native American community to assist with housing repairs to 50 homes and build community resilience through local capacity-building efforts.

Disabilities Rights North Carolina received $150,000 to improve disaster services and assistance through indirect and direct assistance to people with disabilities, advocacy and more inclusive emergency management planning.

Habitat for Humanity of Bay County was awarded $177,163 for their Hurricane Michael Critical Home Repair Program which will provide repairs to 55 homes in Bay County to low-to middle- income families.

Land Loss Prevention Project received $50,000 for staff support to provide legal services to address immediate critical needs of homeowners, landowners and farmers in the 34 disaster recovery counties.

Legal Services of North Florida was awarded $100,000 to support their Hurricane Michael Legal Advocacy program which provides persons affected by Hurricane Michael with legal assistance, information and access to resources to maintain or secure housing.

Mennonite Disaster Service received $250,000 for building materials to build up to four new homes or perform 10 critical home repairs for families still in need referred by local disaster case management and the North Florida Inland Long Term Recovery Group in rural Jackson and Calhoun Counties.

North Carolina Baptists on Mission was awarded $263,717 to provide direct support and assistance for housing repairs to 60 families using their three program support hubs (Robeson, Craven and Duplin counties) which will feed, house and mobilize up to 300 volunteers a day.

Rebuilding Together of the Triangle received $200,000 for the critical repair of 20 homes in Bladen and Pender counties.

ToolBank was awarded $50,000 to establish a tool bank with up to 5,000 square feet of warehouse space in Panama City to provide tools free of charge to nonprofits and community-based organizations working in housing recovery.