Emergency Plan Template for Foundations
Source: Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers
This template can help your foundation develop an internal plan that addresses staff preparedness, roles and responsibilities following a disaster, funding priorities in the aftermath of a disaster, continuity of services to grantees, emergency procedures, and communications.
Disaster Plan Template for Community Foundations
Source: Council on Foundations
Download and personalize this template to create a plan that outlines your strategy in response to a disaster, provides essential information for the continuity of critical business functions, and identifies resources to:
Disaster Grantmaking: A Practical Guide for Foundations and Corporations
Source: Council on Foundations and European Foundation Centre
Report based on a year-long, joint study of the European Foundation Centre and the Council on Foundations. Provides eight principles of good disaster management and a number of practical suggestions flowing from these.
Informal Guide to Indiana Disaster Recovery
Source: Indiana Grantmakers Alliance
Developed by IGA following the 2008 floods, this guide contains principles and tips from the Council on Foundations, accompanied by Indiana "in action" examples. It also includes information on hardship grants to individuals.
Creating Order from Chaos: Roles for Philanthropy in Disaster Planning and Response
Source: Jessie Ball duPont Fund
A guidebook created by the Jessie Ball duPont Fund to document what it learned about disaster response during the weeks and months following the 2011 Alabama tornadoes. You can also access a recorded webinar based on the guidebook.
Indiana COAD Guidance Manual
Source: Purdue Extension Disaster Education Network
Community Organizations Active in Disaster (COADs) provide a platform for increasing communication and coordination among public, private and nonprofit agencies to reduce the impact of disasters. A COAD will enhance a community’s ability to mitigate, prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters, thus ensuring that human needs inherent in a disaster situation are evaluated and addressed.
Recovery After Disaster: The Family Financial Toolkit
Source: University of Minnesota Extension
This toolkit can be an invaluable resource to the long-term recovery of families that have experienced a disaster. Templates are available to customize the section on disaster recovery resources for your community.