Fires in Australia: How can I help?
The historic fires and subsequent devastation happening in Australia has left many wondering how they can help. The Douglas County Community Foundation (DCCF) has compiled a list of vetted and certified ways to give:
- GlobalGiving’s Australian Wildfire Relief Fund is a U.S. intermediary that can help channel donor advised funds or organizational donations to support Australia. To learn more, visit https://www.globalgiving.org/projects/australian-wildfire-relief-fund/.
- Center for Disaster Philanthropy: Visit https://disasterphilanthropy.org/disaster/2019-australian-wildfires/.
- Direct giving to Australian community foundations can be made through international grants if you desire to impact a specific location in the country. To learn more, visit, https://www.communityfoundation.org.au.
Contact the DCCF if you would like assistance with international gifts or through setting up a donor-advised fund with DCCF. To learn more, visit https://dccf.org.