Monday, February 27th, 2012

Eva Longoria Creates Foundation For Latinas In Need

Last week actress Eva Longoria announced that she is creating a foundation to help Latinas through education and entrepreneurship. Writing in the Huffington Post, the Mexican-American television star detailed the obstacles many young Latinas face and claimed: Our mission is to help Latinas build better futures for themselves and their families through education and entrepreneurship.

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

Futuro Fund Empowers Latinos To Become Philanthropists

FuturoFund started in 2009 in Austin, Texas as a way for a group of Latino professionals to make a tangible difference in their community. FuturoFund’s basic premise is a charitable giving circle, in which each “member” donates...

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

Imagining Stronger Latino Communities With Philanthropy

By Diana Campoamor, President of Hispanics in Philanthropy Latinos make up more than 50 million people in the U.S. today, and we’re growing by more than one million a year. Just counting Latinos in the U.S., we are...

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

California, DC, NYC Come Out On Top With Latino Foundation Funding

The Foundation Center in conjunction with Hispanics in Philanthropy published a report recently titled, “Foundation Funding for Hispanics/Latinos in the United States and for Latin America.”  The report looked at giving mostly from 2007 to 2009, finding...

Friday, October 14th, 2011

Philanthropic Funding For Latinos Still Woefully Low

By Aaron Dorfman, National Committee For Responsive Philanthropy Just when I was beginning to have some hope that philanthropy was getting better at meeting the needs of communities who have been underserved or marginalized in some way, a preview...

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

Whatever Happened To Millions In Aid To Haiti?

Port-au-Prince, Haiti — Written on the walls of Haiti’s dilapidated palace in crimson-red graffiti, are the words “No president, no government.”  A people who have proven the utmost resilience after a natural disaster have also proven contempt for...