Content How we work with Airbnb, Inc.

We believe in using our power and resources to contribute to a more just world. invests in organizations with strategies and programs that are aligned with our commitment to advancing equity in communities. For over 8 years, Airbnb helped people in times of crisis through the Open Homes initiative. We’re a 501 nonprofit with our own mission and board of directors. HIAS is a global Jewish nonprofit organization that provides protection and assistance to refugees, asylum seekers, and other forcibly displaced populations around the world. IMC provides emergency medical and related services to those affected by disasters worldwide, and provides people with the training they need to move from relief to self-reliance.

In response, also pledges to contribute $4 million over the course of 4 years to the International Rescue Committee to support the housing needs of people who’ve been displaced. This was the first time the host community had offered to host people affected by a mass shooting. New York City was hit by Hurricane Sandy, one of the worst hurricanes in history.

Airbnb is not accepting requests for funding at this time. We’ll share information about our upcoming grant cycle directly with eligible nonprofits. Airbnb expands its donation platform, so anyone can make a donation to nonprofits that help frontline workers find a place to stay. Airbnb activates for the Nepal earthquake and hosts welcome their first group of relief workers, with volunteers from All Hands and Hearts. Our mission is to unlock the power of sharing space, resources, and support in times of need. Build Change is a disaster prevention and recovery organization that designs resilient housing solutions with local communities.

How we work with Airbnb, Inc.

We partner with our community to offer housing in emergencies, from natural disasters to large-scale conflicts. To help create a world rooted in belonging, publicly announces a series of commitments to deliver impact for diversity, equity, and inclusion. Airbnb announces a way for hosts to provide housing for healthcare workers and first responders on the front lines of the pandemic. Airbnb also starts offering housing grants to 15+ organizations who need housing for their clients or staff, including Service Year Alliance, Make-a-Wish, and Summer Search. Impossible to search for a specific listing or renter if you already know the location or name.


Airbnb’s co-founder Joe Gebbia was one of 20 executives invited by President Obama to make commitments to the refugee crisis. Know that every accessibility feature a home has goes through an accessibility review process confirmed by our team of specialists. Easily sort by 13 accessibility search filters, including step-free bedroom access and accessible parking spot. AirCover is the most comprehensive free protection in travel, giving guests the confidence of knowing that if something goes wrong, we have their backs. Choose from unique homes—near or far—in many countries around the world. Find everything from getaways near national parks to apartments in the heart of big cities and book right in the app. Please enable JavaScript or switch to a supported browser to continue using

Since 2012, over 250,000 people have found a place to stay in times of crisis closely collaborates with resettlement agencies and partners to respond to the quickly evolving situation. The Open Homes community responds to 4 disasters simultaneously. Hurricane Harvey becomes the host community’s largest activation. In just one month, hosts help over 2,000 people who had evacuated across 3 states. At the same time, hosts opened their homes to those affected by Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Maria, and the Mexico City earthquake. In response to the US executive order halting all refugee admissions and temporarily barring people from seven Muslim-majority countries, Airbnb commits to housing those impacted by the ban.

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  • Airbnb’s co-founder Joe Gebbia was one of 20 executives invited by President Obama to make commitments to the refugee crisis.
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Airbnb establishes, and celebrates all the meaningful work done by hosts and partners through Open Homes. As an independent nonprofit, will focus on helping people share housing and resources with each other in times of crisis. Six months after announcing its commitment to offer free, temporary housing to Afghan newcomers, met its goal of providing stays to 20,000 refugees. Thanks to the generosity of Hosts who stepped up to share their homes for free or at a discounted rate, was able to provide housing to another 1,300 Afghan newcomers. In response, Airbnb announces a donations platform that lets hosts donate a percentage of their earnings to Open Homes nonprofit partners to help fund stays for those who need them.

Hosts around the world open their doors to relief workers

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International Rescue Committee

To make this vision a reality for all, created a set of commitments on diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. Thanks to our global community of Hosts, donors, and partner organizations, was able to connect more than 140,000 people with temporary housing.

That month, committed to finding temporary housing for 100,000 of them, and more than 40 organizations joined us in this effort. Thanks to a global outpouring of support from Hosts and donors, met its goal in six months and remains dedicated to finding stays for people fleeing Ukraine.

Here you’ll also find check-in details that make it easy to get there, get inside, and get connected to wifi. CORE leads disaster preparedness, response, and recovery efforts for communities affected by or vulnerable to crisis.

We give communities a way to come together when disasters strike. Through programs, people can offer their homes for free to neighbors who need to evacuate. We aim to map the impact of our funding and housing program to improving psychosocial wellbeing, alleviating financial burden, and strengthening community and belonging for guests.

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