Foundations and Corporations Respond to the Crisis in Japan

RSS Feed of Grants Available at Foundation Center Web Site

New York, NY -- March 17, 2011. In the aftermath of the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan, foundation and corporation grants have begun flowing to organizations helping with the response. The Foundation Center is collecting and posting the details of these awards at its web site. View and subscribe to the RSS Feed of Japan Relief Grants at http://maps.foundationcenter.org/japan/rss . The feed will be continuously updated as information about grants being pledged by institutional donors becomes available.

The Foundation Center's PhilanTopic blog at Philanthropy News Digest is also gathering and posting information about the relief efforts for Japan, including a list of organizations operating mobile text campaigns and numerous links to organizations maintaining crisis response resource web pages.

Cheryl Loe
Communications Project Manager
The Foundation Center
(888) 356-0354 ext. 701
communications@foundationcenter.org

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