Category Archives: Philanthropy

Top Celebrities Come to the New York Trading Floor in Support of Charity Day

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., together with its affiliate BGC Partners, Inc., raised approximately $12 million at the companies’ annual commemorative Charity Day on Wednesday, September 11, 2013. The company lost 658 employees during the World Trade Center attacks. Some of the […]

Hedge Fund Women Supply 10,000 Fully-supplied Back To School Backpacks For Children In Need

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – High Water Women, a charitable organization founded in 2005 by senior women in the hedge fund industry have delivered a record 10,000 fully-supplied backpacks to tri-state area children in need. The drive raised more than $170,000, allowing […]

October 11: Ninth Annual Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest In New York

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Ninth Annual Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest – New York City, the annual fundraiser for children’s charity A Leg To Stand On, is taking place on Thursday, October 11 at 583 Park Avenue in New York City. […]

Australia: BlackRock Wins Hedge Fund of the Year

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Last night at the annual Cure Our Kids Australian Hedge Fund Awards in Sydney, BlackRock Australian Equity Market Neutral Fund received double honors  winning the 2012 Australian Hedge Fund of the Year and Best Market Neutral Fund. […]

Hedge Fund Sponsored Man Booker Prize 2012 Shortlist

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Deborah Levy, Hilary Mantel, Alison Moore, Will Self, Tan Twan Eng and Jeet Thayil are the six shortlisted authors in contention for the Man Booker Prize 2012. Sponsored by hedge fund giant Man Group PLC., the […]

David Rubenstein Wins 100 Women in Hedge Funds’ 2012 Effecting Change Award

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer of $160 billion hedge fund The Carlyle Group, David M. Rubenstein, will receive the 100 Women in Hedge Funds’ (100WHF) 2012 Effecting Change Award at the annual New York Gala to be held at […]

Hedge Funds Care “Behind the Hedges” Raises $60,000 For Child Abuse Awareness

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – About 150 hedge fund professionals turned up for the Hedge Funds Care “Behind the Hedges” cocktail party in the Hamptons last weekend. The event raised more than $60,000 for the charity, which gives grants to nonprofits […]

Hedge Fund High Water Women Backpack Drive

New York ( – High Water Women, a charitable organization founded in 2005 by senior women in the Hedge Fund Industry already has requests for more than 7000 backpacks this year. The program provides children living in poverty with new backpacks and supplies […]

Hedge Fund Charity to Honor Warrick Dunn

New York ( – Former NFL star running back Warrick Dunn will be honored for his outstanding charitable contributions at A Little Hope’s ‘A Night For Our Children’ 11th annual fundraising gala. A Little Hope is a non-profit, hedge fund […]

Hedge Fund Philanthropy: 10th Annual Chicago Open Your Heart to the Children Benefit

New York ( – Hedge Funds Care is today holding a silent auction at it’s 2012 Midwest Gala. Prizes include a seven days/Six night vacation for two in the fabulous Oyster Bay Beach Resort in St. Maarten, 4 VIP Tickets to Opening Bell […]

Hedge Funds Care To Raffle Fisker Electric Car

New York ( – The “Open Your Heart to the Children” Benefit, organized by the Hedge Funds Care Midwest Committee of Hearts, will raffle a new 2012 Fisker Karma Sedan, the world’s first high-style, high-performance luxury electric car, at a […]

Hedge Fund Event SALT To Feature Maroon 5

New York – Hedge fund giant SkyBridge Capital, the producers of the SkyBridge Alternatives (SALT) Conference, announced that they have established The Aspire Giving Foundation to raise awareness and capital for organizations that provide underserved populations with the tools needed to achieve their […]