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

Past Event Highlights

  • Household Giving: How Donors Responded to 2017 & 2018 Disasters

    On Wednesday, May 22, 2019, the Center for Disaster Philanthropy hosted a webinar to share key findings from the U.S. Household Disaster Giving Research report and explore patterns of giving and factors that drive individuals to donate after disasters.

  • Ebola: Responding to a Growing Crisis

    On Thursday, May 16, 2019, the Center for Disaster Philanthropy hosted a webinar to share updates about the Ebola outbreak and discuss how philanthropy can respond.

  • Cyclone Idai: Responding to an International Crisis

    On Thursday, April 4, 2019, the Center for Disaster Philanthropy hosted a webinar to provide updates on the situation in countries affected by Cyclone Idai and share ways to support recovery.

  • Midwest Early Recovery Fund: Supporting Children in Disaster

    On Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, the Center for Disaster Philanthropy's Midwest Early Recovery Fund hosted a discussion to inform attendees how to support organizations invested in protecting children before, during and after a disaster.

  • PPREP Webinar: The Role of Public Media and Libraries in Community Crises

    On Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, the Center for Disaster Philanthropy and The Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities hosted a webinar to explore the role that public media and public libraries play in supporting local communities during times of shock and stress.

  • Measuring the State of Disaster Philanthropy 2018

    On Nov. 14, 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 explored how dollars are used to support disasters and how the philanthropic community can more effectively support the full arc of a disaster. Special guest LeeAnne Walters, a Flint resident turned water activist and citizen scientist, spoke about the role philanthropy can play to support the ongoing needs in Flint.

  • Hurricane Michael: How to Respond

    Hurricane Michael left a trail of devastation in Florida, Georgia, the Carolinas and Virginia. On Oct. 15, 2018, the Center for Disaster Philanthropy hosted a webinar, “Hurricane Michael: How to Respond” to discuss how funders can best support recovery in affected communities.

  • Hurricanes Irma and Maria: State of Recovery

    On Sept. 20, 2018, the Center for Disaster Philanthropy hosted a webinar, “Hurricanes Irma and Maria: State of Recovery,” to provide updates on recovery in Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and discuss what the unmet needs are.

  • Hurricane Florence: What’s Next?

    On Sept. 18, 2018, the Center for Disaster Philanthropy hosted a webinar, “Hurricane Florence: What’s Next?” to discuss what funders should do now and in the next several months to support Hurricane Florence recovery.

  • Hurricane Harvey: State of Recovery

    On Aug. 28, 2018, the Center for Disaster Philanthropy with generous support from The UPS Foundation, hosted the webinar, “Hurricane Harvey: State of Recovery” to provide updates on recovery in Texas and discuss what the unmet needs are.