Effective crisis response takes more than money

Globally, we are facing multiple and compounding crises. Whether it is the devastating impacts of climate change, a seemingly never-ending pandemic, or armed conflicts from Ethiopia to Ukraine, it can feel like the crises never stop. While there has long been a divide between human rights and humanitarian funders, this sense of constant crisis combined with lessons from the Covid-19 pandemic has helped the philanthropic sector recognize that it must strengthen its approach to crisis infrastructure and management. Together, as funders and facilitators of social movements, we are in full flight, moving into and shaping the future of crisis response mechanisms!