Disaster Relief


  • How can we be effective in responding to emergencies and disasters?

  • What can we do to help prevent disasters, or minimize the devastation that follows them?

  • Can our private foundation help a particular family that was impacted by a disaster?

  • How can a corporate foundation give to employees who have been affected by a disaster?

  • What are the rules related to 9/11 disaster grants, and do they apply to any other disasters?

  • What are the legal requirements for making grants in response to a disaster?

  • Can foundations make grants for any disaster, or are they limited to "national disasters"?

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Data and Research

Additional data is available in our Foundation Operations and Management Report


Additional Resources


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