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Disaster Resilience, Relief and Recovery Resources

At NCG’s May 31 event, Flipping the Script on Disaster: A Tale of Three Cities, the Chief Resilience Officers of Oakland and San Francisco each shared their city’s resilience strategy and ways for philanthropy to support resilience. The Honorable Libby Schaaf, Mayor of Oakland, also offered her perspective on resilience and current efforts in Oakland. The Managing Director of the Bay Area Resilient By Design Challenge shared details of this new effort to catalyze innovative, collaborative planning to build resilience in advance of disaster. Although the Berkeley Chief Resilience Officer was unable to participate as planned, the Berkeley strategy is also included below.

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June, 2017

The impact of the COVID-19 outbreak is far reaching, including major implications for non-profits and the communities that they serve.

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March, 2020

The “Hurricane Irma: What Funders Should Know” webinar gathered several expert panelists to provide updates on U.S. damages and the situation throughout the Caribbean, and ways funders can address recovery needs.

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September, 2017

The impact of the COVID-19 outbreak is far reaching, including major implications for non-profits and the communities that they serve.

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April, 2020

In this webinar co-sponsored with Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees, members learned about unique post-disaster challenges facing immigrants and refugees, particularly those who are low-income and limited English proficient, and explored both their immediate and long-term needs. We discussed ways that philanthropy can most effectively support recovery and rebuilding efforts in diverse affected regions in the months and years that lie ahead.

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September, 2017

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April, 2020

On October 17th, we were joined by over 150 participants on our funder call with leaders of local community foundations and disaster experts located in the areas most affected by recent Northern California wildfires. We heard a firsthand report of the situation, and learned what funders, nonprofits, and government are doing to assist at this stage of the emergency. 

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October, 2017

The impact of the COVID-19 outbreak is far reaching, including major implications for non-profits and the communities that they serve.

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April, 2020

Our Philanthropy California colleagues are responding as they can to the wildfires in Southern California. We are lending our expertise where it is needed.  

Wildfires in Ventura, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, and Riverside Counties are forcing thousands of people from their homes and destroying millions of dollars in property. We will keep this page updated with information that could be helpful in responding appropriately to these disasters.

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December, 2017

The impact of the COVID-19 outbreak is far reaching, including major implications for nonprofits and the communities that they serve.

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April, 2020

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