In West Virginia, the immediate recovery to the horrific flooding is ongoing. Philanthropy WV is working with numerous groups to connect to credible and statewide giving and volunteering opportunities for recovery efforts. While needs are still
Disaster preparedness and Relief
People across the country continue to grieve over the tremendous loss of life that occurred on June 12, when a gunman attacked an LGBTQ nightclub in Orlando, leaving 49 dead and more than 50 injured, nearly all LGBTQ, Latino/a, and young.
Join us for a webinar on the launch of the Disaster Philanthropy Playbook.
Wars and violence in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Central America, and elsewhere across the globe have driven a record-high 60 million people from their homes. Half of these refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) are children.
On March 16, 2020 a virtual funders' briefing on local efforts to address COVID-19 was convened. Below you will find links to notes from the meeting as well as the audio recording of the call.
The United Way of SWPA sent out a survey to 1,600 Nonprofit Organizationss in the 211 system asking what immediate needs they have due to the COVID-19 public health crisis. The United Way had a research fellow run it through qualitative anaysis to surface these key themes.
When GWP is asked about our members' philanthropic response to a given disaster, we'd like to share your stories. Many organizations in Southwestern PA and across the country have responded to support the people and communities affected by recent natural disasters and we have created a list of GWP Member responses in this spreadsheet.
The Forum co-hosted a National Teleconference for Funders: Response to Orlando Shooting, along with the Funders for LGBTQ Issues, Change Philanthropy, AAPIP, ABFE, Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy, Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees, Hispanics in Philanthropy, Native Americans in Philanthropy and Women’s Funding Network. This was the first in a series of three teleconferences on this topic.
The Jessie Ball duPont Fund published this guide in 2015 to outline the best roles for funders in a disaster, culled from its many decades of experience in responding to the needs of communities and nonprofits beset by disasters, human and natural alike.