CDP Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Recovery Fund

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On Feb. 24, 2022, Russia’s military began a broad military assault on Ukraine, involving air and missile strikes in main cities, and invasion of ground troops.

This latest attack is a significant escalation in a multi-year crisis stemming from 2014, when Russia annexed Crimea and supported armed separatists in Ukraine’s eastern border with Russia.

Residents, including journalists and minority groups who fear persecution under a potential Russian occupation, are fleeing the country or leaving areas that are being bombed or at risk of further conflict. The border with Poland already has lines of potential refugees’ miles long.

(Photo: From Feb. 24 to March 1, 2022, more than 410,000 Ukrainians entered Poland. Credit: Polish Border Guard via Twitter)

Ukraine was already experiencing a humanitarian crisis in the east of the country. Although it will take a few days before we get a better understanding of the scale and extent of additional humanitarian needs from this rapid escalation and expansion of the conflict, we know that people forced from their homes need shelter, food, clean water and other basic necessities, particularly in the harsh winter climate.

CDP's Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Recovery Fund will focus on addressing humanitarian needs that arise, particularly among the most vulnerable, marginalized and at-risk internally-displaced peoples (IDPs) and refugees. Click To Tweet

This fund supports these disasters:

Medium and long-term recovery

This Fund will focus on medium- and long-term recovery, ensuring access to basic services and strengthening the protection of those affected by the humanitarian crisis and COVID-19. This encompasses different sectors, including education, food, health, protection, shelter, water, sanitation and hygiene.


The programmatic expertise of CDP’s board, advisory council and staff, paired with an extensive network of international humanitarian experts, guide our grantmaking strategy.

With support from our Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Recovery Fund, our grantee partners are addressing the needs of the most vulnerable, marginalized and at-risk internally-displaced peoples and refugees.

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Thank you to the following donors for their generous support of the Center for Disaster Philanthropy's Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Recovery Fund.

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Caterpillar Foundation
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  • American Endowment Foundation
  • AYS Fund
  • Jeremy Barton Fund
  • Steve and Sandy Bolger
  • Marlene Brandt Charitable Fund
  • Virginia Wellington Cabot Foundation Fund
  • Camp-Younts Foundation
  • Columbia Sportswear Company
  • The Nathan Cummings Foundation
  • Detor Family Fund
  • James J. Glasser Gift Fund
  • Lisa and Douglas Goldman Fund
  • Kathryn Davis Grado Foundation
  • Grossman-Weir Family Fund
  • Hallet Charitable Trusts
  • Terri Hearsh
  • Hellman Foundation Fund
  • Anne & Michael Hochberg
  • ImpactAssets
  • LaRussa Family Fund
  • Barry and Marie Lipman Family Fund
  • Rosita Y. Loo
  • Loud Hound Foundation
  • Mankato Area Foundation
  • Marin Community Foundation
  • Maxar Better World Foundation
  • Metal Blade Records Inc.
  • Justine M. Miner
  • Mike and Leslie Moore Charitable Fund
  • Mylan Charitable Foundation
  • New Hampshire Charitable Foundation
  • Overbey Prible Giving Fund
  • Patton Family Charitable Fund
  • Irene W. and C.B. Pennington Foundation
  • Nancy Piccioni
  • Qualcomm Foundation
  • Rankin Family Fund
  • Albert Victor Ravenholt Fund
  • J. Miles and Rosanne Reiter Family Foundation
  • Rotary Club of York
  • Eluned and Edward Russell Charitable Foundation
  • Robert Saligman Charitable Foundation
  • The Salmon Foundation, Inc.
  • SIMON Markets LLC
  • Teresa and Paul Spiegelman Family Foundation
  • Robert R. Sprague Foundation
  • Still Water Foundation
  • The Charles J. Strosacker Foundation
  • Mark and Susan Stutzman
  • Superba Gives Fund
  • The L-X Ranch Fund
  • Thomas, Beverly, Stephen, Leah Tranovich Family Fund
  • Tres Chicas
  • UKG
  • Charis Warshof
  • Milo Watanabe
  • Gilbert Weisman
  • Dave & Chris Whippo Charitable Fund
  • Winnebago Industries Foundation

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Your support of this fund will have a direct and significant impact on CDP’s efforts to meet the ongoing and ever-expanding humanitarian challenges from the conflict in Ukraine.

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For more information on the situation and to learn about available resources, contact Alex Gray, Director, International Funds.

To make a gift or learn more about the Fund, please contact our Development Team.

(Photo: Rescuers help evacuate the local population from towns and villages in the Kyiv region of Ukraine on March 3, 2022. Source: State Emergency Service of Ukraine via Twitter)

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