Having researched giving in the wake of disasters and taught students how to be effective philanthropists, I’ve learned that it’s hard to make good decisions regarding donations—especially when there are many urgent needs and countless ways to spend charitable dollars. Here are some best practices you may want to consider before you contribute:
Here are some best practices you may want to consider before you contribute:
- Give money not goods
- Donate to organizations operating on the Scene
- Support established nonprofits
- Consider long-term priorities
- Maximize the speed and size of your gift
In short, being an informed donor is the best way you can start to make a difference for the people who have lost their homes, cars and more.
Learning and benchmarking are key steps towards becoming an impact giver. If you are interested in giving with impact on Impact Philanthropy take a look at these selections from Giving Compass.
Looking for a way to get involved?
If you are looking for opportunities to learn and connect with others interested in the topic of Disaster Relief, take a look at these events, galas, conferences and volunteering opportunities aggregated by Giving Compass.
Are you ready to give?
Disaster Relief is an important topic. Other members found these Giving Funds, Charitable Organizations and Projects aggregated by Giving Compass to be relevant to individuals with a passion for Disaster Relief.