Rockefeller Foundation President Judith Rodin appears on Andrea Mitchell Reports to talk about the most crucial infrastructure changes New York should act upon in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.
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This special edition of Family Giving News features advice and perspectives on how to support Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts from the Center for Disaster Philanthropy.
Drawing on interviews with its grantee partners involved in Hurricane Sandy recovery work, this report from the North Star Fund presents the largely unacknowledged role that community-based organizations—especially activist groups—played in the immediate aftermath of the storm and includes recommendations and priorities for moving forward with recovery and building long-term resiliency.
In 2012 and 2013, Philanthropy New York worked intensively with funders and other Regional Associations throughout the affected area to coordinate and track philanthropic responses to the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy. This page is where we posted all the information we were able to collect about our activities and those of others involved in the philanthropic response to Sandy. While we continue to respond to member interest in Sandy-related organizing, our work in this area is mostly complete.
Philanthropy New York compiled information about organizations that established designated funds for Hurricane Sandy recovery and rebuilding.
Philanthropy New York posted news about philanthropic response to Sandy as announcements were made.
Thousands of storm victims get letters seeking repayment of duplicate funding.
PNY's Michael Remaley and the North Star Fund's Hugh Hogan were quoted in a Crain's New York Business article on our research into institutional giving totals for Superstorm Sandy.
North Star Fund Program Officer, Adam Liebowitz, examines the far-reaching and long-lasting effects of Hurricane Sandy.
New information on the impact Superstorm Sandy had on the economy (less than believed) and the supposed manufacturing resurgence in the city (still mostly hype) are important.
The recently created New York State Ready Commission has been tasked with finding ways to ensure that critical systems and services are prepared for future natural disasters and emergencies. We’re pleased to have Dr. Irwin Redlener, Director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and Co-Chair of the NYS Ready Commission, discuss the topics that came up as the Commission prepared its first recommendations.
A new report examines the response of foundations, corporations and other institutional donors to the devastation wrought by Hurricane Sandy in October 2012.
From 2012 to 2013, Philanthropy New York tracked news coverage of Hurricane Sandy response and recovery efforts.
In advance of our Annual Meeting, we’re pleased to have Betsy Dubovsky, Executive Director of The Staten Island Foundation, update us on the relief efforts on Staten Island in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy and what her foundation and other organizations are doing to help with that community’s recovery.
Council of New Jersey Grantmakers President Nina Stack talks about the role funders can play in providing long-term relief after Hurricane Sandy and addressing the many issues that will remain after first responders leave our region.
We’re pleased to share the Storify recap of our October 25 half-day convening on how philanthropy can support ongoing rebuilding efforts in the communities affected by Hurricane Sandy.
The Mertz Gilmore Foundation is providing $200,000 to help modern dance groups that suffered losses and damages due to Hurricane Sandy.