Rockefeller Foundation Gives $150K to Leading Disaster Relief Organization
All Hands Volunteers, the leading disaster relief organization powered by volunteers, has been awarded a grant of $150,000 by the prestigious Rockefeller Foundation to establish a Global Rapid Response Fund.
The Global Rapid Response Fund (GRR Fund) allows for All Hands Volunteers to pilot an innovative approach to the way disaster relief is paid for in order to increase resilience in affected communities.
The aim is to enable responders to immediately launch responses based on need rather than the potential to cover costs through fund raising. The wider goal of the GRR Fund would be to serve as a platform through which to educate donors about the benefits of proactive rather than reactive disaster funding and promote positive changes in donor behavior...