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Thought Leadership

July 2017

Mexico is a point of origin for many of the trafficking victims that end up in the U.S. And yet philanthropy hasn't done enough. What's happening on the ground, and how can funders make effective investments?

May 2017

La trata de personas es un fenómeno social y delictivo de compleja descripción y comprensión. No ha resultado sencillo dimensionar el problema en México. Debido a la situación que se vive actualmente en México...

March 2017

Decades of research has found that when young women and men internalize rigid ideals of femininity and masculinity, they have markedly lower life outcomes in a cluster of related areas that include health, education,...

October 2016

Five years after Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP) embarked on an initiative to identify opportunities and gaps in services for U.S. Latinos, it has tested programs in two states and found innovative strategies for...

April 2016

Hispanics currently account for nearly one in four school-age children in the United States. In the coming decades, Latinos will make up an increasingly large segment of the U.S. student population. Yet, there are still...

April 2016

In recognizing society's responsibility to assure a creative and capable leadership of the future and an unparalleled workforce to carry us forward, U.S. nonprofit funders and organizations have focused on reaching...

August 2016

In the Digital Age, the ability to successfully gather, analyze, use and communicate data is necessary for nonprofit organizations of all sizes. This is particularly the case for communitybased organizations working on...

December 2015

In order to lay the foundation for strengthening the Latino-serving nonprofit sector in North Carolina’s poorest counties, designated as "Tier One," this report expands the research conducted in 2014 by Hispanics in...

December 2015

Latino Leadership: Foundation Boards supports Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP) in its efforts to build the pipeline for greater Latino leadership on foundation boards. The report presents data on foundation staff and...

November 2015

This report attempts to contribute to the dialogue around this issue by sharing new data on female workers in five economic sectors: agriculture, maquilas, call centers, sex work and domestic work. These updated...

November 2014

This research brief provides a glimpse at funding by U.S. foundations for Latin America between 2010 and 2012, with a special focus on Central America. The following analysis includes grants awarded directly to...

July 2014

This report describes the values and overall objectives of Hispanics in Philanthropy, and a brief history of the Funders’ Collaborative with a focus on the Southeastern Pennsylvania site. It presents evaluation...

March 2014

Spanish version of the report, showing ways to support programs that apply culturally sensitive techniques to disrupt the school-to-jail pipeline and repair the education-to-employment pipeline. "The Right to Dream"...

March 2014

This report is organized around five experiences that define social and economic equity for men and boys of color, which in turn highlight nine priorities that require our attention and investments in order to remove...

October 2013

This brief examines Latino and LGBTQ coalitions by quantitatively mapping their advocacy success rate over the past five years. It also looks closely at the partnership between the LGBTQ rights organization,...

August 2013

This report is a needs assessment of the Latino community that documents the current status of education for Latinos, the organizations that HIP has worked with, the foundations and funders that are potential...

July 2013

An independent evaluation conducted by Graterol Consulting of the qualitative and quantitative impact of the Chicago site of the Funders' Collaborative for Strong Latino Communities on grantees, funders and HIP,...

April 2012

Dr. Rodriguez analyzes two surveys that ask funders and grantees in the HIP network about their program priorities and strategies. The report provides a starting point for understanding exactly where the gaps and...

December 2011

An in-depth analysis of foundation funding explicitly designated for Latino communities in the U.S. and for Latin America. The new report documents trends in giving based on grants awarded by more than 1,000 of the...

September 2011

Foundation Center's special preview of a report commissioned by HIP on Funding for Hispanic/Latino Communities in the U.S. and for Latin America.

June 2011

This report offers six case studies of productive initiatives in Mexico, Argentina, and the Dominican Republic that were created in an effort to support diaspora communities.The program "Promoting Diaspora Support for...