HFPA Philanthropy Gala To Embody Awarding Of Group’s First Social Justice Grant – .
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s annual gala, this year a virtual event titled HFPA Philanthropy: Empowering the Next Generation, will include a social justice scholarship for the first time, the organizers of Golden Globes said Thursday.
The HFPA will donate $ 300,000 to the Urban Peace Institute during the event, hosted by James Corden and taking place on October 13 on the Golden Globes website and YouTube page. UPI, a non-profit organization focused on community safety, just policing and system reforms to end violence and mass imprisonment, UPI founder Connie Rice will accept the donation from Tracee Ellis Ross during the ceremony.
Aubrey Plaza, Billy Porter, Christian Slater, Danielle Macdonald, Ethan Hawke, Jason Sudeikis, Orlando Bloom, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Regina King, Rita Moreno, Riz Ahmed, Scott Eastwood, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Zachary Quinto were added to attendance list today . They join the previously announced presenters Anna Kendrick, Awkwafina, Billie Eilish, Daisy Edgar-Jones, Eddie Redmayne, Finneas O’Connell, George Clooney, John David Washington, Jurnee Smollett, Mary J. Blige, Method Man, Millie Bobby Brown and Nicole Kidman, Paul Mescal, Salma Hayek, Sophia Loren and Ross.
During the event, the HFPA will donate a total of $ 5.1 million to more than 70 organizations including the Los Angeles County Art School, Get Lit, the Echo Park Film Center, Kids In the Spotlight, UCLA Film Young Directors, and Outfest LA, Downtown Art, a place called Home, Read Photos, Tomorrow’s Filmmakers Today, and the California State Summer School for the Arts.
Over the past 25 years, the HFPA has donated $ 37.5 million to nonprofits, academic programs, and humanitarian organizations.