Center for Disaster Philanthropy Awards Grants Totaling $5.8 Million

Philanthropy News Digest | August 23, 2019

The Center for Disaster Philanthropy has announced grants totaling $5.87 million in support of long-term recovery efforts in communities affected by the California wildfires and hurricanes Florence and Michael in 2018 and Harvey in 2017. The grants include $1.5 million awarded through the 2018 CDP California Wildfires Recovery Fund to seven nonprofits working in areas devastated by the Camp, Woolsey, and Hill fires. Recipients include the Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP), for reconstruction of affordable multi-family housing in Paradise; the Butte County Office of Education's Response and Recovery Project, to expand mental health outreach, assistance, and services for school-aged children and their families; and the North Valley Community Foundation's Workforce Housing Project, a partnership to provide stable temporary housing for residents displaced by the Camp Fire.

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