When Disaster Strikes: Responsive, Values-Driven Grantmaking Strategies for Emergencies

301 Ashnola

Increasingly, climate change is having a serious effect on the occurrence of disasters globally. Everywhere disasters strike, they exacerbate existing social and economic conditions, affecting the most vulnerable for days, weeks, months, and even years to come. The Greater New Orleans Foundation, the community foundation for the 13-parish region of Southeast Louisiana, was forever changed by Hurricane Katrina, gaining first-hand perspective on this perpetual state of vulnerability. Whether or not participants fund disaster relief, they will benefit from practical lessons in grantmaking practices that support the nonprofit sector’s sustainability during and after a disaster.

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