Meet Our Tornado Recovery Fund Grantee Partners

The CDP Tornado Recovery Fund helps communities across the U.S. impacted by tornadoes recover and be better prepared to face future disasters. The fund supports initiatives prioritizing communities facing systemic barriers to equitable recovery.

Tornado damage in Citrus County, Florida on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2023. (Credit: Citrus County Sheriff's Office via Facebook)

The Arkansas Community Foundation, through a collaboration with the Midwest Early Recovery Fund, received a grant of $180,000 to support disaster case management and childcare provider needs in response to 2023 Arkansas tornadoes.

Disaster Services Corporation – Society of St. Vincent de Paul received a $134,766.03 grant to continue its disaster case management work in Rolling Fork, Mississippi, and surrounding communities affected by tornadoes in 2023.

Emergency Legal Responders received a $194,924 grant to create “Legal Tools for Southern Tornado Survivors” for tornado-impacted households in Mississippi and Louisiana to use as they navigate through the recovery process.

Recovering Oklahomans After Disasters received $150,000 from the Tornado Recovery Fund and the Midwest Early Recovery Fund to support staffing capacity for home repair work after multiple severe storms throughout Oklahoma in 2023.

Vibrant Emotional Health and its Crisis Emotional Care Team received a $300,000 grant from the CDP Tornado Recovery, Atlantic Hurricane Season Recovery and Disaster Recovery Funds to sustain and expand its disaster behavioral health training and preparedness program to support local disaster-responding organizations throughout the U.S.

New grantee partners will be posted as additional grant funds are awarded.

Your year-end gift matters

Your gift can change lives, empower communities and make a world of difference in the year ahead. Whether you give a little or a lot, every dollar supports equitable disaster recovery. For potential tax benefits, make your gift on or before Dec. 31, 2023.

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