Corporate Foundations and Giving Programs
- Hurricane Sandy -- Corporate Aid Tracker
See how companies are mobilizing their expertise, capabilities, and community resources to assist with the response to the storm.
- CERF+ Artists’ Relief Exchange along with its partners in the National Coalition for Arts Preparedness and Emergency Response are committed to providing and connected people to emergency relief.
CERF+ Artists’ Relief Exchange
An exchange for artists who need help and/or can offer help (supplies, equipment, a place to stay or work, help in clean up, etc.).
CERF+ Emergency Response web page
A compilation of the most critical resources including tips on getting assistance from FEMA and a listing of arts sector emergency resources.
CERF+’s disaster relief assistance
Grants up to $3,000 and interest-free loans up to $8,000 for any professional craft artist who has suffered significant losses.
Studio Protector Guide
Information about disaster assessment and salvage.
- American Institute for Conservation—Collections Emergency Response Team (AIC-CERT)
The American Institute for Conservation, the national association of conservation professionals, is offering free emergency response assistance to cultural organizations with collections. AIC-CERT is supported and managed by the Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation (FAIC) and consists of a force of 107 “rapid responders” trained to assess damage and initiate salvage of cultural collections after a disaster has occurred. AIC-CERT volunteers have provided advice to dozens of museums, libraries, and archives and they remain ready to assist.
- Guide to Navigating FEMA and SBA Disaster Aid for Cultural Institutions
This website is meant as a general guide for cultural institutions seeking federal funding to aid in disaster response and recovery.
- Emergency Drying Procedures for Water Damaged Collections
A guide from the Library of Congress
- Preparation & Response for Cultural Institutions
A guide from the National Trust for Historical Preservation.
- Children’s Television Workshop
The Children’s Television Workshop has created a special episode of Sesame Street to help parents talk to their children about the effects of Hurricane Sandy. This episode along with the entire series regarding Disaster Response and resources are available online along with a toolkit.
- Disaster Grantmaking Strategies: Response & Prevention for Small Foundations
A guide from Exponent Philanthropy.
- Recovery After Disaster: The Family Financial Toolkit
This toolkit discusses strategies and provides tools that can help you move along the road towards financial recovery.