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Let's Talk About Orlando

Release Date: 
06/17/2016
The recent attack in a nightclub in Orlando that killed 49 and wounded over 50 others – nearly all LGBTQ Latino/a young people – has impacted us deeply. We are left with questions about how to respond, how to heal, and how to support our membership...
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Philanthropy and Fire: Where to Help

Release Date: 
09/18/2015
It’s official: 2015 is the worst recorded fire season in history. Wildfires are still raging across California’s drought-parched hills, with thousands displaced and hundreds facing catastrophic losses and the Herculean task of rebuilding. We’ve...
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Give2Asia CEO Discusses Nepal Recovery Efforts

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Release Date: 
05/18/2015
NCG Member Give2Asia's President and CEO Birger Stamperdahl , spoke in a panel discussion at the World Affairs Council event, Rebuilding Nepal . Stamperdahl along with Founder and CEO of Build Change Elizabeth Hausler...
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Ford Foundation Announces Support for Disaster Relief and Recovery in Nepal

Release Date: 
05/04/2015
NCG member the Ford Foundation announced recently it was making $500,000 in grants to support disaster relief and recovery in Nepal, where the foundation has supported development work for over 60 years.
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Disasters Don’t Care About Your Funding Focus

Release Date: 
10/07/2014
You may not fund disaster preparedness, but that won’t matter when the next big earthquake hits the Bay Area. The fact is, disasters are everyone’s problem when they hit.
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Disaster Philanthropy Playbook

The Disaster Philanthropy Playbook is a compilation of philanthropic strategies, best practices, innovative approaches and lessons learned in order to guide the philanthropic community in responding to future disasters. It is designed as an interactive website which your organization can use to personalize your future disaster strategies.
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Berkeley Resilience Strategy

Developed with input and insights from the people of Berkeley, the Resilience Strategy is designed to articulate solutions that make our city more resilient not only to physical challenges, such as earthquakes, sea level rise, and aging infrastructure, but also to social challenges, such as racial inequity. At its core, the Resilience Strategy is about building resilience by building community. Strong connections between neighbors and lasting partnerships between community-serving organizations are vital to helping all residents, especially those most in need and historically underserved, to...
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Resilient Oakland Playbook

The Resilient Oakland playbook is a strategy document developed to help our City tackle systemic and structural challenges. The playbook outlines ways we can work together to help our community can stay rooted, ensure equitable access to quality education and develop good jobs, stable housing, public safety and vibrant streets.
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Resilient San Francisco: Stronger Today, Stronger Tomorrow

RESILIENT-SF is a strategy that seeks to tap into our city’s trademark tenacity by laying out our most pressing challenges and demanding that City government partner with the community to make bold and lasting progress on these challenges. When we think about San Francisco, we think of a city of unwavering strength, a city that is prepared to not only respond but to recover, and a San Francisco of strong and unified neighborhoods, ready to continue reimagining, and striving for the strong and resilient San Francisco of tomorrow.
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Creating Order from Chaos: Roles for Philanthropy in Disaster Planning and Response

When the Jessie Ball duPont Fund went beyond its traditional disaster relief support after two devastating tornadoes struck Alabama in 2011, staff realized that they did not know enough about how public and private systems work, about where, when and how they intersect, or about organized philanthropy’s proper role. Through this document, they share their lessons and reflections.

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