Lanzamiento del programa Líderes Emergentes HIP Latinoamérica

Con el fin de promover, desarrollar y consolidar a nuevos líderes del sector social, Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP) lanzó la convocatoria para la primera edición del Programa Líderes Emergentes HIP Latinoamérica 2017, el cual cuenta con el apoyo de la Fundación American Express. El objetivo del programa es robustecer al sector filantrópico mediante el fortalecimiento … Continued

HIP Announces Second-Year Cohort for Next Generation Leadership Program

By Michael Gonzalez In an effort to expand the diversity of future leadership within the philanthropic sector, Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP), with support from the American Express Foundation and the Cleveland Foundation, announces the year two cohort for its Next Generation Latino Philanthropy Leadership Program. A 34-year-old U.S.-based nonprofit, HIP’s mission is to strengthen Latino … Continued

HIP Launches Immigrants’ Rights Rapid Response Fund in North Carolina

APPLICATION GUIDELINES Application Deadline: March 27, 2017 Submit Application Online HERE GRANT OVERVIEW The purpose of the Immigrant Rights Rapid Response Fund is to support efforts to strengthen the immigrant rights movement in the state of North Carolina. This rapid response fund aims to strengthen organizations and networks working on the front lines to respond … Continued

How a Mexican Artist Paints His Way to Social Change

By Dana Preston, HIP Program Manager I’m not going to lie. I’ve always been slightly skeptical about the potential of art as a tool to heal. Maybe that’s because I was a terrible art student as a kid, or perhaps because I didn’t grow up in an artistic family. Nevertheless, today my mind was changed. … Continued

On Your Mark, Get Set, Go: #GoMujeres Crowdfunding Season Underway

By Jose Fermoso, HIPGive Contributor A core value of Latino families is to help the disadvantaged. And throughout the U.S. and Latin America, women and girls find themselves among the most in need of quality social programs. Low-income girls in Guatemala, according to UNICEF, are more likely to attend bad educational systems and face huge … Continued

In Defense of Vulnerable Communities

In the past month, the diverse communities that make up our country have come under threat. These communities—immigrants, Muslims, Latinos, women, Native Americans, and so many others—are what make our nation vibrant, strong, and prosperous. Our country was build by people fleeing persecution, seeking economic opportunity, and dreaming of a better life. And today the … Continued

In Mexico, An Organization Fighting Violence with Peace

By Katherine Mancera, HIP’s Director of Communications In Mexico, in partnership with the Oak Foundation, HIP supports a group of 17 incredible nonprofits that work on gender equality issues. This is the first of a series of interviews with the amazing women and men who are fighting domestic violence and human trafficking, advocating for sex … Continued

How Afro-Latino Communities are Reclaiming Their History

By Dana Preston, HIP Program Manager for Gender-Focused Initiatives “In Puerto Rico we are fed negative history. In school, we are taught that Puerto Rico is an island with no natural resources. In history books, black people are only ever shown as slaves.” This reflection, from an Afro-Puerto Rican woman in her early twenties who … Continued

6 Ways To Start Fighting Back

By Diana Campoamor, President of Hispanics in Philanthropy This article was originally published in the Huffington Post I am a 67-year-old grandmother, and I still remember the Vietnam War, the Watergate scandal, and President Nixon’s resignation. But I’ve never experienced anything like the Women’s March on Washington. On a grey day, I stood with my 66-year-old … Continued

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