Social Impact Crowdfunding in Communities of Color: A Look at Natural Disaster Recovery in Puerto Rico, Mexico, Napa, and Beyond
Andrea Perez, Hispanics in Philanthropy and HIPGive
Experts from Hispanics in Philanthropy and other regional nonprofits and community foundations will share different strategies they implemented to mobilize people in response to the natural disasters that hit our communities in 2017. We will cover: 1) Crowdfunding in response to the earthquake in Mexico and the hurricane in Puerto Rico Hurricane (HIP and HIPGive) 2) Community Foundation online funds in response to the Napa fires 3) Other funding strategies for relief and recovery after natural disasters. All of the panelist will share innovative strategies to raise capital quickly in times of emergency and fill in the gaps of government and corporate funding in support of communities of color.
communities of color, Community Foundations, crowdfunding, disaster relief, nonprofits, philanthropy, social impact
Amalia Greenberg Delgado, Director of U.S. Programs and Operations - Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP) Andrea Perez, Product Manager - HIPGive.org, HIP's Crowdfunding site for Latino Communities.
Organizations representing communities of color that have implemented innovative strategies in response to natural disasters. For example: 1) Puerto Rico Community Foundation 2) Napa Valley Community Foundation 3) Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees 4) Latino Community Foundation