HAF+WRCF supports regional earthquake, storm recovery with $480K in grants
Since December 20, 2022, Humboldt Area Foundation and Wild Rivers Community Foundation (HAF+WRCF) has been engaged in disaster response, including regularly deploying resources to our region to address the compounding impacts of earthquakes, major storms, and power outages.
Thanks to the generosity of our donors and philanthropic partners, HAF+WRCF has approved 37 grants to date (through January 10, 2023) for a total of $483,481.
Of these funds, 61% were granted to nonprofits, 15% to Volunteer Fire Departments, 10% to Tribes, 5% to our local COAD (Community Organizations Active in Disaster), 5% to businesses, and 3% to government agencies.
Grants made included $128,617 for food security, $127,500 for general operating for response support (e.g., staffing, cleaning, transportation, supplies, translation), $75,500 for mutual aid, $65,500 for emergency supplies, $54,064 for infrastructure needs, and $32,300 for temporary housing. $60,000 has been granted in direct support of Tribal communities.