A crucial part of Filantropía Puerto Rico’s purpose is serving as a bridge that amplifies the efforts of nonprofit organizations and collectives that are on the front lines of disaster recovery.
As we continue to mobilize the social sector’s agenda, we recognize that there is a large network of organizations coming up with diverse and effective ways to respond to the crisis. We will use our channels to expand their outreach and highlight the ways in which they contribute to the island’s recovery, including the use of databases, data gathering, supplies, volunteering, and search for available funds.
Puerto Rico Emergency Portal System (PREPS) is the official portal of the Government of Puerto Rico for the compilation of important data to keep citizens informed during atmospheric and emergency events, such as storms, hurricanes, earthquakes, among others.
Centro de Periodismo Investigativo
Aware of the importance of access to information and the way in which it can be limited, the CPI was created as an instrument to promote and defend this right in investigative journalism.
The right to access information is an instrumental and basic right to be able to claim compliance with other essential rights of human beings, such as health, education, housing and work.
Use this page to find local disaster recovery centers, flood maps, fact sheets, FEMA contacts, jobs and other resources.
NPOs and FEMA Public Assistance funds
This webinar offers an overview and summary of these processes and procedures so that nonprofit and community organizations can maximize the relief and reimbursement resources available at FEMA.
Para Servirle PR
Para Servirle PR, an organization focused on promoting the work of non-profit organizations in Puerto Rico with the mission of increasing their impact on the island and the amount of volunteers they receive. They have worked on a centralized list of recovery efforts after Hurricane Fiona hit our island, this list has more than 60 efforts and is available in English as well. You can access paraservirlepr.com/Fiona to find out what efforts are already active on the island.
- To include your supporting efforts to their data base contact them at 787-298-0990 or para [email protected]
ProAcción powered by Sembrando Sentido
In order to help to centralize supporting information after hurricane Fiona, Sembrando Sentido has created a category "Recuperación de Desastre" on their platform proaccion.org.
Para la naturaleza
Donate your time. Once Para la Naturaleza establishes support brigades, you can be part of the volunteer group.
Be part of their fundraising annual event. This event will take place on November 22 (virtual event) and November 12 (in-person event). Funds raised will support efforts for Puerto Rico recovery.
Ayuda Legal PR
Ayuda Legal PR is carrying out free legal brigades to municipalities about FEMA and housing. If you are lawyers, organization leaders, support staff and interested volunteers, you can fill out the following form to be part of these brigades.
Mentes Puertorriqueñas en Acción
MPA is looking for volunteers to support a Legal Brigade for FEMA application. Visit their Facebook page to see they latest volunteers announcements.
Huracán Fiona Suministros PR
Hurricane Fiona caused severe damage to the island and its people. There is a great need for supplies and aid of all kinds and this platform, created by the people of Puerto Rico, aims to serve as a direct link between those in need and those who wants to help them.
You can review sectors and shelter information by cities and add any need if necessary. Also, if your sector and/or shelter is not included you can add it to the data base.
Lista de Comedores Sociales
Due to the impact of flooding, damage to our homes and lack of electrical power, there are numbers of individuals and families without a hot plate of food.
Centro para la Reconstrucción del Hábitat have compiled this directory of community kitchens in different parts of Puerto Rico.
World Central Kitchen
In an effort to channel assistance to where it is needed most, World Central Kitchen asks that you complete this short questionnaire to let us know about your needs.
PR VOAD in collaboration with Crisis Cleanup has launched a platform for Hurricane Fiona. This will allow reporting the specific places that organizations are offering cleaning assistance, blue awnings, among others.
Sondeo de Necesidades: Musicxs y Artistas
La Escena Y, in support of the Centro de Economía Creativa, is assessing the needs of the independent music scene in Puerto Rico after the passage of Hurricane Fiona.
Levanta tu negocio
Colmena66 has reactivated the mutil-sector platform, Levanta tu Negocio PR together with organizations and programs of the business community to support merchants and entrepreneurs who were affected by Hurricane Fiona.
By filling out this survey you will let them know the needs of your business and connect you with resources you need. After finishing the survey, your business will be added to their data base which results are shown live.
Fiona Relief Landscape
We have a consolidated list in order to support alignment and coordination during this response. In order to better understand the funding landscape and to help understand were resources can be focused to.
FORWARD Fund: Fiona Relief
Once more, the FORWARD Fund of Filantropía Puerto Rico is present in the disaster and recovery response after Hurricane Fiona.
Brigada Solidaria del Oeste
The Solidarity Brigade of the West is a self-managed community initiative that supports the development of collective processes in communities and promotes grassroots community efforts. This initiative arose after the passing of Hurricane María. They visit/serve communities on the west coast of Puerto Rico.
Community-based organization with a long history of grassroots environmental and community work and activism in Adjuntas, Puerto Rico. Committed to appreciating and protecting natural, cultural, and human resources.
Comedores Sociales de Puerto Rico
Collective community kitchen initiative. Seeks to eradicate hunger in Puerto Rico through strategies of collective work and socialization of resources in favor of the majority of our people.
Ponce Neighborhood Housing Services
Assists low- and moderate-income residents of deteriorating neighborhoods through rehabilitation, improvements, and new housing construction. In addition, helps low-income families acquire their first home, educate them on how to manage their budget, both to buy and avoid losing their home, and develops leaders and services.
PRoTechos provides roof reconstruction and related vocational training to residents of under-served communities throughout Puerto Rico, addressing both housing needs and the shortage of skilled construction workers in Puerto Rico.
VAMOS is a citizens movement for Puerto Rico where organizations, groups, and individuals in their individual character educate, organize, and mobilize to achieve the social welfare, prosperity and happiness that we deserve.
Founded in 1979, Taller Salud is a feminist grassroots organization that works with low-income and mostly Black women and communities in Loíza, PR. Taller Salud is community-based and dedicated to improving women’s access to health care, reducing violence within the community, and encouraging economic growth through education and activism.
ConPRmetidos will make sure that trusted community organizations working on the ground will get the funding they need to get the work done.
Proyecto Matria: Puerto Rico: Nos toca reconstruir(nos) de nuevo.
A pesar de la historia reciente, haremos lo que nos toca. Eso es apoyar, acompañar, alimentar, apoderar, monitorear, reparar casas, reclamar y sobre todo, ser fieles a nuestros valores de equidad y justicia. La recuperación por #Fiona tiene que partir de un reclamo de derechos humanos y perspectiva feminista.