Usually, disasters bring out the best in people. Donations to charities surge as television coverage increases. Government agencies work closely with non-profit organizations, private philanthropy, and corporations. Yet we know from experience that both coordination and effective spending of donor dollars is a particular challenge, not just while the disaster is underway, but also in the long-term, as rebuilding begins. As families and communities begin to clean up and consider how long their power will be out, private philanthropists turn their attention to the question, “How can I help?” This special webinar, featuring representatives from the Center for Disaster Philanthropy and leaders of family foundations experienced in disaster recovery and preparedness, will provide tips and proactive strategies for funders of all sizes.
Barbara Andersen serves as Director, Strategic Partnerships for the Orfalea Foundation. The Orfalea Foundation encourages local…View Profile
Lois Mitchell has extensive experience directing philanthropic initiatives, navigating strategic plans, and building key partnerships with cross-sector…View Profile