Disaster Relief

Red Cross Announces $65 Million in Disaster-Preparedness Commitments

Red Cross Announces $65 Million in Disaster-Preparedness Commitments

Posted September 23, 2019

Pledges made to the Annual Disaster Giving Program (ADGP) and Disaster Responder Program have been used by the Red Cross to strengthen its infrastructure, train volunteers, develop innovative technology, and provide critical resources in response to urgent needs during the disaster-recovery process....

Kresge Awards Climate Resilience Grants Totaling $1.5 Million

Kresge Awards Climate Resilience Grants Totaling $1.5 Million

Posted August 30, 2019

Awarded through the foundation's Climate Change, Health & Equity Initiative, the planning grants will support the efforts of fifteen nonprofits to develop multiyear plans that address community-defined health and climate priorities....

Blank Family Foundation Commits $17.5 Million for Atlanta Park

Blank Family Foundation Commits $17.5 Million for Atlanta Park

Posted August 30, 2019

The funds will support development of Westside Park, which when completed will span two hundred and eighty acres and feature accessible trails, educational facilities and event spaces, a skyline overlook, and the city's largest reservoir....

Earth Alliance Launches Fund to Protect Amazon Rainforest

Earth Alliance Launches Fund to Protect Amazon Rainforest

Posted August 27, 2019

Launched with an initial commitment of $5 million, the Amazon Forest Fund will distribute 100 percent of all donations to local organizations working to combat the fires, protect indigenous lands, and provide relief to the affected communities....

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