Disaster relief information and resources for funders or individuals who want to support organizations responding to disasters. When disaster strikes, philanthropy has a valuable role in both emergency and long-range relief efforts.
Measuring the State of Disaster Philanthropy
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Guides for Best Practices
A guidebook from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund detailing lessons learned from their efforts in the disaster recovery and rebuilding efforts after the rash of tornadoes that devastated Alabama in April 2011.
This publication, provided by the IRS, is for people interested in providing assistance to victims of disaster or those in emergency hardship situations through tax-exempt charities.
The Conrad Hilton Foundation report includes principles, best practices and codes of conduct for humanitarian assistance and disaster aid for private foundations.
This checklist, developed by the Raqim Foundation and Philanthropy Now, helps organizations new to emergency response choose options for supporting disaster-effected people.
Nationwide Disaster Relief Resources
Information from the Federal Emergency Management Agency
Learn about and apply for SBA Disaster Loans for business of all sizes – private and nonprofit
The when, where, and how of informed disaster giving
General Disaster Relief Resource Links
This guide provides a flexible structure that enables disaster recovery managers to operate in a unified and collaborative manner to provide effective recovery support to disaster-impacted jurisdictions.
The American Red Cross provides extensive information that will help you to recover after a disaster or emergency.
The BBB Wise Giving Alliance helps donors make informed giving decisions and advances high standards of conduct among organizations that solicit contributions from the public.
In the aftermath of a disaster or in other emergency hardship situations, individuals, employers and corporations often are interested in providing assistance to victims through a charitable organization. The IRS provides a number of resources to help those involved in providing disaster relief through charities.
Council on Foundations (COF) provides in-depth knowledge resources on Disaster Grantmaking.
Council on New Jersey Grantmakers (CNJG) provides additional guides for best practice in disaster philanthropy.