Survivor and community-led response: Putting people first in a crisis

2 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. CT

In times of disasters, it is essential for the affected communities and residents themselves to lead relief, response and recovery efforts.

During this webinar, panelists discussed survivor and community-led response (sclr) as a critical framework that funders can use to effectively support grassroots-driven mitigation, preparedness and rebuilding after a sudden onset disaster or protracted crisis.

According to Local 2 Global Protection, a distinctive feature of sclr is the use of microgrants “to transfer power and resources to existing and emergent self-help groups and organisations that mobilise during every crisis, allowing for the rapid provision of additional assistance to scale up interventions and increase their impact.”

Tanya Gulliver-Garcia, CDP director of learning and partnerships, moderated the discussion, and panelists included:

This webinar was co-sponsored by Giving CompassAlliance MagazineUnited Philanthropy Forum, PEAK Grantmaking, Human Rights Funders Network and Philanthropy New York.

Please see the slide deck, read the recap on Giving Compass and watch the webinar recording to learn more:

Photo credit: Hayata Destek Derneği | Support to Life