about hispanics in philanthropy


HIP is on a mission to strengthen Latino leadership, influence, and equity by leveraging philanthropic resources

…and we’re doing so with an unwavering vision on social justice and shared prosperity across the Americas.

Our strategic objectives are to:

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Democratize philanthropy

...to activate a movement of engaged individual philanthropists in partnership with Latino communities across the Americas


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Mobilize bigger & better resources

...to connect communities and philanthropy to collectively transform institutional resources across the Americas


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Grow Latino Leadership

...to ensure equitable inclusion and participation in the philanthropic community


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Channel Latino influence & thought leadership

...to disrupt philanthropy, change the Latino narrative, and build our power


leadership Team


Ana Marie Argilagos

President & CEO, HIP

Ana Marie Argilagos is guiding HIP with a bold vision: to usher in a new generation of philanthropy that is for, by, and about the Latino community. Under her leadership, HIP has spearheaded rapid responses to the biggest challenges facing Latinos today. HIP is coordinating a regional response to the migration crisis in the U.S. and Central America, supporting Puerto Rico’s long-term recovery from Hurricane Maria, and investing in nonprofits to fight for an inclusive and accurate 2020 Census, among other critical efforts.

Ana Marie is an entrepreneurial thinker bridging diverse agendas with a track record of working within the philanthropic, public, and nonprofit sectors. Previously Ana Marie was a senior advisor at the Ford Foundation, where she focused on urban development strategies to reduce poverty, expand economic opportunity, and advance sustainability in regions across the world. She also served as deputy chief of staff at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Previously, she taught international urban planning at New York University’s Wagner School of Public Service; and was a senior program officer at the Annie E. Casey Foundation, director of the New Workplace for Women Project at the National Council of La Raza (now UNIDOS US), and deputy director of Ayuda, a community-based legal clinic serving immigrants in Washington, DC.

Ana Marie currently serves on the board at Foundation Center and Rockefeller Philanthropic Advisors. She received her master’s degree in public administration from Harvard University and her bachelor’s degree in international relations from American University.


Nancy Santiago Negron

Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Communications, HiP

Nancy steers HIP’s public-facing strategy, forging partnerships with a new generation of philanthropists and impact investors and broadcasting HIP’s message on the importance of investing in strong Latino communities.

A seasoned professional with over two decades of experience in the areas of education, workforce development, federal policy, and management, Nancy served for two terms in the Obama Administration and has been instrumental in the design and execution of key public policy and federal programs. Focused on aligning capital with justice and racial equity, her leadership skills have been employed in government, the tech sector, educational institutions, non-profit organizations, corporations, and cultural organizations.

An inspirational activist and speaker, she has received numerous awards and recognitions including being selected as a fellow for the Belfer Institute’s Seminar in Israel for Latino Policy Leaders; the Spanish Embassy’s Hispanic Leaders Program in Spain; the U.S. Secretary of Labor’s Exceptional Achievement Award; and the Woman of Distinction award from El Diario La Prensa, New York’s largest Spanish-language newspaper.

A native of Philadelphia, Nancy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication and political science, and a Master of Education, both from Temple University. She currently resides in New Jersey with her husband, Frank Negrón.