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Hollywood Foreign Press Association to Hold Annual Grants Banquet on August 9th

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) will hold its Annual Grants Banquet tomorrow, August 9th, at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. The event marks the biggest charitable evening of the year for the HFPA as the organization makes donations and awards grants to entertainment related charities, scholarship programs and humanitarian efforts, amounting to more than $30 million over the past 25 years.

William H. Macy will serve as host of the event, and scheduled presenters include (in alphabetical order) Jason Bateman, Connie BrittonSteve Carell, John ChoAlfonso Cuaron, Cynthia Erivo, Dakota FanningCody FernJennifer GarnerAmber HeardJoey KingRegina King, Nia LongRami Malek, Chris Messina, Billy Porter, Jason Reitman, MJ Rodriguez, Christian Slater, Charlize TheronDick Van Dyke, Lena Waithe, John David Washington and Alfre Woodard

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“The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is proud to welcome a slate of accomplished artists to join us at the Annual Grants Banquet,” said HFPA President Meher Tatna. “From the very beginning, giving back has been a mission of the HFPA, and we look forward to continuing this tradition.”

For more than 25 years, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the group most well-known for producing the Golden Globe Awards®, has donated over $30 million to entertainment related charities, scholarship programs and humanitarian efforts. 

Licensing fees obtained from the Golden Globe Awards show, produced by the HFPA, has allowed the organization to support over 60 nonprofits focused on education in film and television, film preservation, journalistic organizations committed to freedom of speech, as well as organizations that support natural disaster relief and other international and humanitarian crises such as the International Rescue Committee (IRC), FilmAid International, The Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation, and Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES).

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