Center for Disaster Philanthropy

About Center for Disaster Philanthropy

CDP’s mission is to transform disaster giving by providing timely and thoughtful strategies to increase donors’ impact during domestic and international disasters. With an emphasis on recovery and disaster risk reduction, CDP aims to:
• Increase the effectiveness of contributions given to disasters
• Bring greater attention to the life cycle of disasters, from preparedness and planning, to relief, to rebuilding and recovery efforts
• Provide timely and relevant advice from experts with deep knowledge of disaster philanthropy
• Conduct due diligence so donors can give with confidence
• Create plans for informed giving for individuals, corporations and foundations



June 2020 - January 2021 Washington, DC
“Working at CDP was a wonderful experience. I not only had the opportunity to work on multiple projects and expand my skill set but I also had the chance to met and learn from a welcoming and informed community of CDP leadership and staff. ”
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