2018 - Hurricane Florence

Publication date: 
September, 2018

Find resources to help support relief efforts for disaster created by Hurricane Florence.

Early on September 14, 2018, Hurricane Florence made landfall just south of Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. Hurricane Florence powerful, long-lived, and caused catastrophic damage in the Carolinas, primarily as a result of freshwater flooding. The United Philanthropy Forum and the North Carolina Network of Grantmakers have begun compiling information and resources concerning philanthropy and disaster relief in the state: 

OCTOBER 10: 2:00 - 3:00 PM: Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livanle Communities - Fire & Flood: How High-Risk Communities are Becoming More Resilient >>

SEPTEMBER 18: 3:00 - 4:00 PM: Center for Disaster Philanthropy Webinar - Hurricane Florence: What's Next? >>

  • The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago has opened a Hurricane Florence Relief Fund . Donations can be made at donate.juf.org/disaster
  • The North Carolina Community Foundation has reactivated its Disaster Relief Fund.
  • The Outer Banks Community Foundation is accepting contributions to its Disaster Relief Fund.
  • Foundation For The Carolinas has activated a Hurricane Florence Response Fund.
  • The Community Foundation of Henderson County is accepting donations to its Disaster Relief, Recovery and Rebuilding Fund (DR3). For more information, visit www.CFHCforever.org, or email info@CFHCforever.org.

2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season Recovery Fund >>
In response to the needs that will arise following Hurricane Florence and other storms that may hit throughout the Atlantic hurricane season, such as Isaac, Helene and Gordon, the Center for Disaster Philanthropy's 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season Recovery Fund will focus on medium- and long-term recovery needs, including rebuilding homes and businesses; meeting the needs of young children; and supporting mental health (among other needs). Specific locations and funding gaps to address unmet needs will be determined by a grant committee that will be established to guide CDP’s staff and board.

View a full list of disaster relief resources >>

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