Using Philanthropy to Help Australia and Puerto Rico

The resources below have been provided to the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana by the Council on Foundations.


Australian Community Philanthropy, the network for community foundations, has informed the Council that thirteen (13) Australian CFs have been directly or indirectly impacted by the fires.  New Zealand reports heavy smoke from the fires, which has impacted breathing and health safety risks.

How to direct support to Australia

Puerto Rico

Fundación Communitaria de Puerto Rico CEO, Dr. Nelson Colón reported thousands are in shelters, significant damage was done to infrastructure and cultural sites, and thousand sleep in shelters or outdoors for fear of additional tremors, with the latest this Saturday a 5.9 magnitude. 

How to direct support to Puerto Rico

If you have any questions about how the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana can help facilitate a gift to support these causes, please call us at 812-948-4662.

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