Disaster Philanthropy: The Role of Family Giving in Preparedness, Response, and Recovery

Natural disasters occur with disturbing frequency. Family philanthropists are often on the front line in responding to them. Strategic disaster-related giving requires an understanding of the nuances of the disaster life cycle, from risk reduction through long-term recovery, and the timely planning of gifts that make the most of available resources, cut down on duplication of efforts, and offer more than a quick fix for communities affected by disasters. This NCFP Curated List provides introductory resources and more detailed advice on disaster preparedness and response strategies from our colleagues at the Center for Disaster Philanthropy. Know of other good resources to include here? Please suggest a resource.

Overview video: Basic tips for disaster giving

Center for Disaster Philanthropy: Principles of disaster management

NCFP family profiles, webinars, and other resources

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