Your board may not have given much thought to the foundation’s disaster relief strategy. After all, devoting time and effort to planning for comparatively rare, one-off events might seem like a distraction from your regular corporate foundation activities. However, if a disaster occurs in your own backyard, your corporate foundation can and should be able to mount an effective response. And, if your business has international locations, facilities, or partnerships, your status as a global corporate citizen comes with a commensurately large “backyard.”
For these reasons, many corporate foundations find it worth the effort to prepare a disaster response. Corporations, in fact, can be tremendously effective during times of urgent need, making important contributions that would be challenging for other organizations to duplicate. Learn more in this article.