Community Philanthropy


Center for Disaster Philanthropy

The Center for Disaster Philanthropy is a full-time resource to help donors make more thoughtful disaster-related giving decisions and maximize the impact of their gifts. CDP’s mission is to transform disaster giving by providing timely and thoughtful strategies to increase donors’ impact during domestic and international disasters. Visit the Center for Disaster Philanthropy for expert analysis and guidance on maximizing the impact of dollars given to disaster preparedness, relief, and recovery.
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Universal Design and Visitability

Traditional home design practices have built barriers to aging in place into much of our housing supply. These structural barriers prevent older adults, as well as people of any age who have disabilities, from leading independent lives; visiting friends, relatives, and neighbors; and participating fully in their communities. This brief explores two approaches to design that incorporate accessibility features.


The Impact of Giving Together: Giving Circles’ Influence on Members’ Philanthropic and Civic Behaviors, Knowledge, and Attitudes

Released by the University of Nebraska at Omaha, the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers, and the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University, “The Impact of Giving Together” specifically examines the impact of giving circles on members’ giving and civic engagement.
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