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Disaster Giving Collective

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Has your organisation joined the national Disaster Giving Collective – as we innovate how disaster goodwill is given and received?


corporate2community (C2C) is proud to be leading a national approach to create good giving principles that will benefit governments, communities and businesses – before, during and after disaster impacts.

These principles are being developed alongside multi-stakeholders in communities, all levels of government, non-profits, corporates and small businesses to support a new culture of disaster giving.

Outcomes from these principles will lead to a corporate pledge and new approach to support how communities receive goodwill.

We’re leading this because we know that unhelpful giving can harm communities more than the disaster itself.

We know that unwanted goods, volunteers or inaccessible funds can feel like a second disaster to a community in crisis.

Contact us to enquire about how your organisation can benefit from participating in the Disaster Giving Collective and benefit from a better way to deliver donated:

  • Cash
  • Goods
  • Skilled or un-skilled services

As a member of the Public-Private-Partnerships Network since late 2019 I have witnessed the growing momentum between government, corporate and philanthropic organisations to work more collaboratively in times of need. This can only benefit everyone, including and most importantly the impacted communities.

Renae Hanvin

Founder, corporate2community

What is the Disaster Giving Collective?

The Disaster Giving Collective is a solution developed by corporate2community (C2C) to fill a gap. 

The gap is simple:

  • We need more effective ways for corporates and individuals to give before, during and after disasters; and
  • We need more effective ways for communities to receive before, during and after disasters.

C2C is proud to lead this solution and bring multi-stakeholders together to support a new culture of disaster giving.

Why is C2C leading the Disaster Giving Collective?

C2C experts have been working in the disaster space for many years.

In 2013, C2C founder Renae Hanvin established a Public Ancillary Fund (PuAF) and national grants program for Australia Post – which included a disaster giving option.

In fact, C2C was created based on this experience – to better connect corporate help to community needs.

Corporate donations made after the 2019-2020 bushfires showed how positive industry and business support can be. The funding from corporates and other donors can greatly help communities in their times of need and bring reputation and commerical benefits to corporates.

But these donations also highlighted the importance of educated giving. Helpful giving can make the world of difference to a community to support preparedness, resilience and short-to-long term relief and recovery. It can help bring efficiencies to government recovery costs.

But not all donations are welcome.

Unhelpful giving can harm communities more than the disaster itself. Unwanted goods, volunteers or inaccessible funds can feel like a second disaster to a community in crisis.

What is the benefit to a corporate to join the Disaster Giving Collective?

There are many benefits to corporates from this solution.

Benefits include:

  • Play a thought leadership role in establishing national principles
  • Position your organisation positively in the hearts and minds of communities
  • Build your brand reputation by supporting real needs not assumed needs
  • Know your disaster goodwill giving is helpful not harmful
  • Enable your employees, customers and suppliers to give better too

Contact us to discuss the benefits to your organisation.

How can I join the Disaster Giving Collective?

Complete the Contact Us form on this webpage and we will connect with you directly to discuss opportunities to join the Disaster Giving Collective.

How much does it cost?

Participation varies depending on the contribution your organisation can make, and the social impact outcomes we are aiming to achieve.

We will discuss opportunities most relevant to your organisation when we respond to your Contact Us enquiry.

A friendly reminder, C2C is a certified social enterprise with minimum 50% of any profits re-invested into building community resilience.

We also pride ourselves on our business model including:

  • ‘Pay to participate’ to enable ‘Paid to participate’ – to ensure stakeholders like community leaders and small business owners are not financially impacted while participating; and
  • Employing local community members as C2C contractors to deliver place-based programs and build local capabilities from day one.

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