Disaster Grantmaking

The philanthropic sector's ability to influence public policy has been a pathway to significant social change in the United States. Using the current global crisis as a backdrop, this session will focus on a discussion of policy engagement through a health policy lens.

Join the Council on Foundations and the Center for Effective Philanthropy to hear from experts in the field on learning from nonprofit partners and developing a culture of listening at your foundation, while building mechanisms that can withstand emergencies and improve your disaster response and grantmaking.

The Council on Foundations (COF), Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals (ACCP), Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP) and Points of Light (POL) are joining forces to convene our members and advocate for the field throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. During this corporate-only peer discussion, corporate philanthropy/CSR leaders will discuss creative ways companies are reshaping their philanthropic approach and leveraging business assets to support their employees, communities and business operations.

The Council on Foundations (COF), Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals (ACCP), Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP) and Points of Light (POL) are joining forces to convene our members and advocate for the field throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. During this corporate-only peer discussion, corporate philanthropy/CSR leaders will discuss creative ways companies are reshaping their philanthropic approach and leveraging business assets to support their employees, communities and business operations.

As leaders in philanthropy, we recognize the critical need to act with fierce urgency to support our nonprofit partners as well as the people and communities hit hardest by the impacts of COVID-19. We invite funders and other leaders is the philanthropic sector to join us in making these commitments and collectively holding ourselves accountable to them by signing this pledge of action.