This guide was developed by a joint working group of the Council on Foundations and the European Foundation Centre. It identifies eight principles of good disaster grantmaking and offers a number of tips to help grantmakers address disasters more effectively, including facts and figures about recent major disasters around the world and a list of useful disaster information websites.
Alan Kwok from Northern California Grantmakers and Kendall Clawson from Grantmakers of Oregon and Southwest Washington will share on-the-ground updates of what’s happening in their respective regions; how you and your members can help, in the short term and longer term; the discussions going on right now with their members and others about how these disasters connect to climate change, and a few other issues. Speaking of climate change, Jeff Wise from the Health and Environmental Funders Network will share some updates on HEFN’s Climate, Health, and Equity work. Also, he lives in Seattle and can speak from his own personal experience.
Check out the latest releases from around the nonprofit sector featuring items from Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy, Candid, CHANGE Philanthropy, Council on Foundations, Exponent Philanthropy, Grantmakers in the Arts, Human Rights Funders Network, Monitor Institute by Deloitte, Peace and Security Funders Group, PEAK Grantmaking, Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement and Technology Association of Grantmakers.
At its recent 50th Annual Meeting, Forum member Southeastern Council of Foundations (SECF) launched its Equity Framework detailing its commitment to equity in the Southeast.
Check out the latest releases from around the nonprofit sector featuring items from Candid, Carnegie Corporation of New York, CHANGE Philanthropy, Croatan Institute, Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy, Funders for LGBTQ Issues, International Funders for Indigenous Peoples, Minnesota Council on Foundations, Nonprofit Finance Fund, Peace and Security Funders Group, PEAK Grantmaking, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, The Center for Disaster Philanthropy, and The National Philanthropic Trust.
Check out the latest releases from around the nonprofit sector featuring items from Africa Grantmakers' Affinity Group, Candid, Center for Disaster Philanthropy, Fund for Shared Insight, Maine Philanthropy Center, Media Impact Funders, Peace and Security Funders Group, Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement, Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity, Race to Lead, The Foundation Review, and The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.
Check out the latest releases from around the nonprofit sector featuring items from the Center for Disaster Philanthropy, Center for Effective Philanthropy, Foundation Center, Funders Concerned About AIDS, GrantCraft, National Philanthropic Trust and Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers.
Check out the latest releases from around the nonprofit sector featuring items from Funders for Justice, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, GuideStar, Northern California Grantmakers and Minnesota Council on Foundations.
The effects of Hurricane Florence are ongoing and worsening in many parts of North Carolina. Immediate relief efforts are underway, and long-term recovery and rebuilding will be required for the foreseeable future. With this in mind, our member North Carolina Network of Grantmakers is compiling information and resources related to the philanthropic response in the state.
Over the weekend, the Carr Fire in Shasta County intensified, with nearly 100,000 acres now burned, over 720 homes and 240 other buildings destroyed, and six deaths.