Working Together in the New America

By Gili Malinsky, HIP Contributor The elections this November highlighted much about America, including the growing rifts between its various populations (those on the coasts and those in much of the middle of the country, for instance). As the country figures out how, exactly, to come together again, it is incumbent upon Latino-focused philanthropists and nonprofits … Continued

Eliminating Implicit Bias in Grantmaking Practice

This article was originally published in the Stanford Social Innovation Review. Some of philanthropy’s core practices may unwittingly be leading funders to perpetuate the inequities they’re trying to eliminate. By Nancy Chan & Pamela Fischer A few weeks ago, we led a well-received session at the Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy national conference that focused on … Continued

How to Make Crowdfunding More Inclusive

To realize its potential, crowdfunding efforts need to engage traditionally excluded communities by emphasizing more than one bottom line. This article was originally published in the Stanford Social Innovation Review By Alexandra Aquino-Fike & Reavey Fike In May 2014, a YouTube sensation—known to his mostly adolescent fans as PewDiePie—partnered with human rights nonprofit Save the … Continued

HIPGive Raised Record-Breaking $250,000 During #GivingTuesday

HIPGive’s #LatinosGive Crowdfunding Campaign Donations Surpassed Expectations HIP raised more donations on Giving Tuesday this year during its #LatinosGive campaign than on any other single day in our history, reaching $250,832 in total donations and counting! Of the total, $200,832 USD in personal donations were contributed via the HIPGive crowdfunding platform, and $50,000 USD in … Continued

The Power and Danger of Going Digital for Women

The Daily Kos originally published this op-ed on November 25, 2016. Click here to read the original. In March this year, on International Women’s Day, a young female reporter was sexually assaulted on the streets of a middle-class neighborhood in Mexico City. Andrea Noel’s assailant ran up behind her, lifted up her skirt, and pulled … Continued

HIP Board Chair Awarded Patiño Moore Legacy Award

We are thrilled to announce that the Puerto Rico Community Foundation, headed by our Board Chair Dr. Nelson Colón, has been awarded the 2016 Patiño Moore Legacy Award. The $150,000 award recognizes the foundation’s work to unite Black and Brown communities in a shared vision of economic and social well-being. Dr. Colón, the foundation’s director, … Continued

HIP Funding Opportunity in Colorado

Requests for Proposals: Strengthening Latino Non-Profits Hispanics in Philanthropy and Latino Community Foundation of Colorado are pleased to once again partner for our 2016-2017 capacity building funding opportunity. Through our partnership with Latino Community Foundation of Colorado (LCFC) we have funded 138 organizations and provided nearly $1.7 million dollars in grants to Latino- led, Latino-serving organizations throughout the … Continued

HIP 2017 Next Generation Latino Philanthropy Leadership Program

Applications now open to emerging Latino leaders through January 15, 2016 HIP is pleased to announce the launch of the 2017 cohort of the Next Generation Latino Philanthropy Leadership Program, supported by the Cleveland Foundation and the American Express Foundation. The year-long fellowship provides an opportunity for emerging leaders to gain the skills needed to excel … Continued