Category Archives: Philanthrophy

LGBT Capital Launch: Global Social Enterprise Competition

The specialist corporate advisory and investment management unit of Galileo Capital Management, LGBT Capital, has formed a strategic alliance with philanthropic hedge fund, Galeforce Capital, offering a world-first focus on Impact Investing in the LGBT sector. LGBT Capital and Galeforce Capital are confident that their collaboration will provide investors with a unique opportunity to maximize both financial and social returns in the LGBT sector. “We are […]

World Habitat Day: New York Hedge Funds to Irish Women in Romania

The United Nations has designated the first Monday in October as annual World Habitat Day. So on October 4, 2010 Habitat for Humanity (US) is echoing the United Nations’ theme for 2010: “Better City, Better Life” by focusing on neighborhood revitalization. Habitat is also releasing the 2011 Shelter Report, which focuses on the need for more research on the connections […]

Hedge Fund Philanthropy: Citi To Host ‘Teammates In The Kitchen’ at Citi Field

Citi is bringing together two of America’s favorite pastimes, baseball and food, to benefit two local New York City institutions, the James Beard Foundation and the Queens Economic Development Corporation. “Teammates in the Kitchen” will take place on Wednesday, September 22, 2010, at the Delta Sky360 Club at Citi Field. Mets alumni and greats Sid Fernandez, John Franco, Tom Seaver […]

Summer Philanthropy New York: The Fresh Air Fund

Summer 2010 has started and The Fresh Air Fund is in need of host families. The Fresh Air Fund is an independent, not-for-profit agency, which has so far provided free summer vacations to more than 1.7 million New York City children from low-income communities since 1877. The Fund’s year-round camping program serves an additional 2,000 young people each year. “We […]