Funder Resources to Respond to Hurricane Matthew
Center for Disaster Philanthropy Resources
- Please read the summary and watch the recording of our recent webinar, Hurricane Matthew: How Donors Can Help.
- Jennifer Tolle Whiteside, the President and CEO of the North Carolina Community Foundation authored this blog, Hurricane Matthew: The Storm That Keeps on Giving.
- The Hurricane Matthew disaster profile is updated with current facts and stats as well as more information on how the NGO community is responding and what funders are doing to respond to the disaster.
- The Disaster Philanthropy Playbook is free and includes a host of strategies that funders can use to help their communities prepare and recover. From Housing and Legal Services to Mental Health and Mitigation, the Playbook is an essential resource.
Sample of Hurricane Matthew Relief and Recovery Funds
- The United Way of Northeast Florida, United Way of St. Johns County, The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, and the Jewish Federation of Jacksonville established the Florida’s First Coastal Relief Fund to help those affected by Hurricane Matthew in Northeast Florida. Every dollar donated up to $250,000 will be matched by the Jessie Ball duPont Fund.
- Global Giving has launched a fund that will assist its vetted, locally driven nonprofit partners on the ground in Haiti and across the Caribbean.
- The Haiti Development Institute is a newly established organization born from The Haiti Fund at the Boston Foundation. The Haiti Fund was created in the wake of the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti. The five-year fund was created to provide long-term relief and reconstruction support to communities in Haiti and Haitian-Americans in the greater Boston area. Now, the Haiti Development Institute will leverage the depth and breathe of its work over the past five years to promote sustainable and equitable development in Haiti.
- The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington has set up a Hurricane Matthew Relief Fund to provide immediate support for the most critical and urgent needs identified in places like Haiti, throughout the Caribbean and the southeastern United States.
- North Carolina Community Foundation has re-activated its statewide Disaster Relief Fund to support relief efforts related to Hurricane Matthew in North Carolina. The fund will support nonprofits with programs that help hurricane victims included in the 31 counties that have been designated a federal state of emergency.