Reflecting on Impact: One Year After the Invasion of Ukraine

February 21, 2023 As the one-year anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine approaches, we’re taking a moment to step back and recognize the commitment of our donors to humanitarian relief stemming from this conflict. Since the beginning of the invasion, CAF America has made over $37 million in donor-advised and restricted grants; our donors… CONTINUE READING >>

CAF America Welcomes New Authorization for Earthquake Relief in Syria

February 10, 2023 Yesterday, the US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) released a new General License (NO. 23) authorizing “all transactions related to earthquake relief efforts in Syria that would otherwise be prohibited by the Syrian Sanctions Regulations (SySR).” This is welcome news for funders and responders, and CAF America… CONTINUE READING >>

Recent OFAC General Licenses Facilitate Earthquake Relief Efforts in Türkiye & Syria

February 7, 2023 Already torn apart by a decade of war that has left millions of people displaced and homeless, the humanitarian situation in Syria could not be more dire. Since the beginning of the conflict, supporting charitable activities within Syria and assisting displaced Syrians in bordering countries has been deemed extremely high risk for… CONTINUE READING >>

CAF America Announces Launch of Türkiye and Syria Earthquake Relief Fund

February 6, 2023 CAF America today announced the launch of the Türkiye and Syria Earthquake Relief Fund in response to the acute and immediate need for humanitarian aid after a catastrophic 7.8 earthquake struck south central Türkiye and northern Syria early this morning (February 6). With over three thousand reported deaths (and rising), this earthquake… CONTINUE READING >>



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