Take Action to Protect Our Dreamers

By Ana Marie Argilagos When my family emigrated to the United States from Cuba in 1961, my mom trusted that we would be OK. She trusted that my family was making the right choice moving to a country that promised us opportunity and freedom from fear. It is because of my family’s trust in America … Continued

Call for Nominations: Patiño Moore Legacy Award

Calling all HIP members: nominate a nonprofit for the 2017 Patiño Moore Legacy Award! The award, which is a partnership between the Marguerite Casey Foundation, HIP, and the Association of Black Foundation Executives (ABFE), recognizes organizations that foster collaboration between Latino and African-American communities to effect positive, sustainable change for all American families. The winning organization(s) … Continued

Women in Philanthropy: What’s Next?

How can organizations effectively engage women who want to be as impactful as possible in obtaining their philanthropic goals? Watch HIP’s webinar with philanthropic adviser Alyssa Wright for a discussion of the powerful role of women as leaders in the current philanthropic landscape. We discussed how to create inspired and effective donor platforms and opportunities … Continued

Giving that Flies High (Space High): José M. Hernández

To commemorate Hispanics in Philanthropy’s 33rd year, we honored 33 Latino leaders who inspire as our 2017 HIPGivers. Read HIPGiver José M. Hernández’s story below. José M. Hernández has set foot inside the International Space Station, developed cutting edge digital mammography systems, run for Congress, and started a foundation. And through it all, he has remained … Continued

Modeling Public Service and Social Good: Nellie Gorbea

To commemorate Hispanics in Philanthropy’s 33rd year, we honored 33 Latino leaders who inspire as our 2017 HIPGivers. Read HIPGiver Nellie Gorbea’s story below. Nellie Gorbea is open to possibilities. This has defined her career in the social sector, from philanthropy to nonprofits to government.  As the first Hispanic elected to statewide office in New England, … Continued

Unity: The Strongest Weapon Against Hate

At Hispanics in Philanthropy we stand with our CHANGE partners in condemning the racist and violent events that unfolded last weekend in Charlottesville. This violence ended the life of a brave woman who was taking a stand against hate. We join the country in mourning the loss of Heather Heyer’s life. Our thoughts are also … Continued

Investing in Girls’ Education in Mexico

By Dana Preston During 2017, HIP began exploring ways to expand its gender equality work in Mexico. As a natural complement to our current focus on reducing the many types of violence that women experience in their homes, at their jobs, and during migration just to name a few, we asked ourselves, what kind of … Continued

Sustaining Healthy Roots: Jane Garcia

To commemorate Hispanics in Philanthropy’s 33rd year, we honored 33 Latino leaders who inspire as our 2017 HIPGivers. Read HIPGiver Jane Garcia’s story below. On her way to building La Clínica de La Raza into one of the largest Federally Qualified Health Centers in California, Jane Garcia blazed a trail that has spanned more than three … Continued

The Art of Giving: Ella Fontanals-Cisneros

To commemorate Hispanics in Philanthropy’s 33rd year, we honored 33 Latino leaders who inspire as our 2017 HIPGivers. Read HIPGiver Ella Fontanals-Cisneros’ s story below. Ella Fontanals-Cisneros has been contributing to a humanitarian vision and environmentally conscious perspectives of the world since she was a teenager. Her father died shortly after she fled with her family … Continued