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Update: Philanthropy’s response to Ukraine crisis

Since March 11, when Candid last looked at the global philanthropic response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, human suffering and economic devastation has only increased. Here we share an update on what we know so far.

By Andrew Grabois

April 14, 2022

Global philanthropy responds to the Ukraine crisis

Since February 24, more than two million people have fled Ukraine. The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) head Filippo Grandi described this humanitarian disaster as “the fastest-moving refugee crisis we have seen in Europe since the end of the Second World War”. The…

By Andrew Grabois

March 11, 2022

Philanthropy’s response to COVID-19 now more than $10 billion worldwide

The global philanthropic response to the COVID-19 pandemic has surpassed $10 billion (USD). To put this unprecedented commitment of institutional and individual philanthropy in perspective, the U.S. total alone of more than $6 billion is, according to Candid’s figures, more than double…

By Andrew Grabois

May 7, 2020

Global philanthropic response to coronavirus pandemic exceeds $6 billion

In the two weeks since Candid last analyzed the global funding patterns for COVID-19, the total has almost tripled again to $6.8 billion as of April 8, powered by an unprecedented individual commitment of $1 billion by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. It was…

By Andrew Grabois

April 13, 2020

Global Philanthropic Response to COVID-19 Approaches $3 Billion

On March 3, Candid identified almost $1 billion in pledges and donations in support of global relief efforts focused on mitigating the impacts of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). In the weeks since, the virus has infected 719,758 people worldwide and resulted…

By Andrew Grabois

March 31, 2020

Global philanthropic response to COVID-19 approaches $3 billion

On March 3, Candid identified almost $1 billion in worldwide pledges and donations for frontline relief of a growing coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic. In the two and a half weeks since then, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared COVID-19 a…

By Andrew Grabois

March 27, 2020

Update on the philanthropic response to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

Editor’s note: Since the publishing of this post, Candid released a pop-up webpage about coronavirus. View philanthropy’s response to the pandemic: candid.org/coronavirus. While we’ll be updating this webpage regularly, there can be lags getting data from different sources, so there…

By Andrew Grabois

March 11, 2020

Funders respond to coronavirus (COVID-19)

Editor’s note: Since the publishing of this post, Candid released a pop-up webpage about coronavirus. View philanthropy’s response to the pandemic: candid.org/coronavirus. While we’ll be updating this webpage regularly, there can be lags getting data from different sources, so there…

By Andrew Grabois

March 3, 2020