A closer look Giving Strategically After a Disaster

Caroline W. Hodkinson

Sep 09, 2019

In Brief

  • While many people want to give in the wake of a natural disaster, they are often unsure about how to do so most effectively. When is the best time to give? Should you give cash or send supplies? Which organizations should you trust?
  • Rather than responding reactively to each disaster as it happens, taking the time to conduct basic research, answer some key questions, and develop a strategic approach to giving can often yield more meaningful results.



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Caroline Hodkinson
Director of Philanthropic Advisory
Caroline leads a team that works with clients in the areas of planning, grantmaking, governance, and family engagement, to create meaningful philanthropic impact.