Anticipating community crises and preparing your foundation to adapt and respond quickly are key opportunities for community foundation leaders today. Hear from Mike Parks, Jeanne Holihan and Eleanor Comyns, as they share how The Dayton Foundation has responded to three distinct disasters – a history-making series of tornadoes in May 2019, a deadly mass shooting in August 2019 and the current coronavirus pandemic – and how each dictates different approaches in both the community and grants process.
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