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Effective Communications During Crisis: Prepare. Respond. Assess.


FPN's Communications Affinity Group and Center for Disaster Philanthropy explored best practices and tools for communications professionals during crisis in this August 2016 webinar, which included:

  • Live demo of the Disaster Philanthropy Playbook, a comprehensive resource of philanthropic strategies, best practices, and lessons learned to guide the philanthropic community in responding to future disasters
  • First look at Center for Disaster Philanthropy’s Communications and Disasters Toolkit
  • How to assess your organization’s communications capacity in the event of disaster
  • Firsthand account of communications steps and lessons learned in the aftermath of the Pulse nightclub shooting 
  • Media relations principles and positioning your message

Watch the webinar and download resources below. 


Rachel Calderon
Marketing & Communications Manager, Central Florida Foundation
Co-chair, Communications Affinity Group, FPN

Anna Hurt
Disaster Management Analyst, Center for Disaster Philanthropy

Grace Maseda
Marketing Communications Director, Helios Education Foundation
Co-chair, Communications Affinity Group, FPN