Hewlett Foundation Announces $5 Million in Emergency Funding for Ebola Response

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The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation Announces $5 Million in Emergency Funding for Ebola Response
Sep 25, 2014
MENLO PARK, Calif.– The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation today announced it has committed $5 million in grant funding to help contain the West African outbreak of the Ebola virus…
…Recent days have seen several large-scale commitments of funding to halt the spread of the virus, and Hewlett Foundation staff consulted with experts in government, international development agencies, and nonprofit organizations working in the region to decide where the Foundation’s funds could do the most good…

…The Hewlett Foundation’s grants will support organizations working on high-priority public health measures, including the use of mass media for prevention messages; operation of Ebola treatment centers; and community-based outreach. Organizations that will receive grants as part of the Ebola response fund include the CDC Foundation, the UN Foundation, Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT), International Medical Corps, Population Services International, the GlobalGiving Foundation, and Capital for Good.