MIAMI, FL – March 31, 2016 – (HISPANICIZE WIRE) – Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIPGive/ has partnered with the 7th annual Hispanicize 2016 event, the largest annual gathering of Latino newsmakers and influencers, to provide 50 nonprofits serving Latino and multicultural communities with a free, half day Crowdfunding for Social Good Training on Monday, April 4th in Miami. Lunch and refreshments will be provided to attendees also courtesy of HIPGive.

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The half day training will be led by HIP’s crowdfunding experts with assistance from Natasha Otero-Santiago, CEO of NOS-Communications, who will teach participants about how to add social media to their crowdfunding projects. In this workshop, HIPGive crowdfunding experts will guide participants through the step by step process of running a successful crowdfunding campaign. From coming up with an idea that will resonate with your supporters to creating buzz and excitement around it, they will give attendees the necessary tips and tools to reach their goals and fund their initiatives.

“If you’re a non-profit, this training is powerful and empowering as crowdfunding is now a mainstream way to get the financial support your causes and projects need,” said Manny Ruiz, founder of Hispanicize. “We congratulate HIP for bringing this training to the event and for making this invaluable training free for the up to 50 non-profits who sign up for it.”

The special workshop will be held on Monday, April 4th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the satellite offices of Hispanicize Media Group at Synergy Workspaces, 2 Biscayne Blvd., Suite #3200 in downtown Miami. Reservations are on a first-come, first-serve basis exclusively for nonprofits in Florida, as well as other nonprofits that are registered to attend Hispanicize 2016. Parking cost is not covered and public transportation or Uber are recommended. For additional questions please email [email protected]

In addition to the crowdfunding training, HIPGive will play a multi-faceted role at this year’s event that will also include participating in sessions related to crowdfunding and an exhibitor space in the main floor of Hispanicize 2016.

About Hispanicize 2016
Presented by Prudential Financial, the 7th annual Hispanicize 2016, the nation’s premier gathering of Latino digital content creators, marketers, journalists, musicians, filmmakers and tech entrepreneurs, is taking place April 4-8, 2016 at Miami’s InterContinental Hotel.

Next week’s Hispanicize 2016 features a record-breaking 220+ speakers in 100+ sessions, workshops, fireside chats and keynotes. Hispanicize 2016 also includes the first annual DiMe Summit, the 3rd annual Positive Impact Awards gala, the 2nd annual Tecla Awards and the 1st annual Diversity Tech Showcase.

The final schedule can be accessed at or via the smartphone apps of iTunes, Android. To purchase a pass to attend the event REGISTER HERE. To reserve a hotel room visit See the official preview video of Hispanicize 2016 here:

In the spirit of its theme #PowerInUnity, this year’s event is being produced in collaboration with Geoscape, the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, the Latino Startup Alliance and BlackTech Week.

Sponsorship Opportunities Still Available

Sponsorship information are still available by contacting [email protected] or calling 203.364.4779.

In addition to Prudential Financial, as of today, announced sponsors also include: Amazon, Cricket Wireless, Best Western, Unilever, Carnival Corporation, Facebook, Toyota, Que Rica Vida, Coca-Cola, Verizon Wireless, General Mills, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Home Depot, Monster Products, Walt Disney Pictures, ViveMejor, Wells Fargo, State Farm, JetBlue Airways, KOA, Hennessy VSOP, Stitch Fix, Riboli Family Wine Estates, Nestle’s La Lechera, Dominican Republic Tourism, MSNBC, NBC News, NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises, Comcast,, Comcast, JCPenney, Microsoft, Pinterest, USA Network, The Miami Herald Media Company, CNN en Español, Discovery U.S. Hispanic Networks, Diario Las Americas, Fox News Latino, Kelley Blue Book, Visit Philly, Burson Latino, StudioB, Alma, República, Synergy Workspaces, Miami Dade College’s School of Entertainment & Design Technology, Sensis, BTL Network, IZEA, Paco Collective, BodenPR, Newlink Americas, Pinta, American Heart Association, the Calvert Foundation, Juan La Iguana, Raydr, the Jackson Health Foundation, Hispanics in Philanthropy, the Art Experience and Bright Box.

Additional media partners include: The Latino Startup Alliance, BlackTech Week, Voto Latino, Geoscape, Hispanicize Wire, PRODU, El Sentinel, Puerto Rico BloggerCon, Hispanic PR Blog, the Hispanic Public Relations Association, Black Enterprise, Media Moves, iBlog Magazine, SAG-AFTRA, Digital Trends en Español, Social Media Week Miami, and Creative Juice Online.

About Hispanicize 2016
Now in its seventh year, Hispanicize 2016 Week ( (#Hispz16) is the iconic, largest annual event for Latino trendsetters and newsmakers in digital content creation, journalism, marketing, entertainment and tech entrepreneurship.

Hispanicize 2016 is expected to gather more than 3,000 of the nation’s most influential Latino professionals from the industries of digital content creation, journalism, music, marketing, film and business over five days. The event will take place in downtown Miami’s InterContinental hotel, April 4-8, 2016.

The Hispanicize event is a launch pad for creative endeavors, new products, technologies, marketing campaigns, films, books and more targeting Latinos in the U.S. and/or Puerto Rico.

The Hispanicize event can be found on Facebook, Instagram (@HispanicizeEvent), Twitter and Periscope (@Hispanicize).