BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – With Hurricane Florence now downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone, the attention will soon turn to recovery efforts. As photos and videos of the flooding and damage continue to swirl on social media, online and in the media, many of those outside the affected areas search for ways they can help from afar. But are some ways of charitable giving better than others following a natural disaster?
Experts from Indiana University are available to discuss issues related to philanthropy and charitable giving following a natural disaster like Hurricane Florence. For further assistance, contact Steve Hinnefeld of IU Communications at firstname.lastname@example.org or 812-856-3488 or Adriene Davis Kalugyer of the IUPUI Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at email@example.com or 317-278-8972.
Nonprofit management, civil society and philanthropic behaviors, volunteerism, inter-organizational collaboration.
Phone: (812) 855-1464
Best known for her groundbreaking work on nonprofit-government collaboration, School of Public and Environmental Affairs professor Beth Gazley is a prolific writer and researcher with more than 60 published works since 2001. (more)
Philanthropy, economic development, trends in philanthropy.
Contact: Adriene Davis Kalugyer, 317-278-8972 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Lilly Family School of Philanthropy professor Una Osili is an expert in giving for disaster relief by individuals, corporations and foundations, with significant experience in tracking U.S. giving for disasters, as well as how and why donors give. (more)
Humanitarian operations and crisis management, sustainability, operations management in emerging markets, global supply chains.
Phone: (812) 855-6227
Alfonso Pedraza-Martinez, associate professor of operations and decision technologies and Grainger Faculty Fellow in the Indiana University Kelley School of Business, is president of the College of Humanitarian Operations and Crisis Management at the Production and Operations Management Society. (more)
Philanthropic studies, economics, public policy and philanthropy.
Contact: Adriene Davis Kalugyer, 317-278-8972 or email@example.com.
Patrick Rooney, professor of economics and philanthropic studies, pioneered research on disaster giving patterns and trends, with expertise in the types of giving needed in the wake of disaster, and how needs and giving change over time. (more)