Cambodia’s Hollywood Dad

08/04/2017

Scott Neeson was President at 20th Century Fox International and was bent on continuing his career with Sony Pictures. But a trip to Cambodia and what he saw on the Steung Meanchey garbage dump turned his life upside down. A film crew from RT visited us recently and immersed themselves in the CCF community. The…

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How a Hollywood Mogul Found True Happiness

27/03/2017

This article originally appeared on the Lion’s Roar website. Scott Neeson found his heart—and life’s true riches—in a Phnom Penh garbage dump. Lindsay Kyte profiles the founder of the Cambodian Children’s Fund. Scott Neeson, seen here with Harrison Ford, started out as a projectionist at a drive-in and worked his way up to president of…

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An unconventional success story: Scott Neeson of CCF

05/01/2017

This article originally appeared on LinkedIn Pulse: An unconventional success story: Scott Neeson of CCF Scott Neeson’s journey to establishing the highly successful NFP, Cambodian Children’s Fund (CCF) could read like the script of a blockbuster film. The dramatic arc of his rags to riches to rags story is ironic to say the least –…

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Helping People Help themselves: Scott Neeson’s CCF innovating the NFP model

This article originally appeared on Medium: Helping People Help themselves: Scott Neeson’s CCF innovating the NFP model Among the thousands of charities appealing for support it can be difficult to determine where our donations are best placed. From the outside, many charities look the same; impoverished children and their families need sponsorship for immediate aid, healthcare…

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Scott Neeson’s story, as seen in the media

01/12/2016

Scott Neeson has recently returned from three weeks abroad – a whirlwind of fundraising events and meetings with sponsors, donors and supporters. During that time, he was asked on several occasions about his life story. After all, what could have possibly convinced a Hollywood executive to give up an attractive salary and lifestyle in order…

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Inside CCF: A DiWeekend Magazine interview with Scott Neeson

04/10/2016

“Cambodian Childen’s Fund: Founded by Scott Neeson in 2003. CCF is pursuing 65 different programs in areas such as education, health care, leadership, housing and economy. Today, CCF provides for 2,200 children and their families. The organization ranks amongst the best in the world when it comes to transparency and responsible financial management. CCF has…

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‘The Cambodian Children’s Fund: Scott Neeson’s Courageous Career Change’, Advance

13/07/2016

Interview by Molly O’Brien, Marketing & Communications Specialist, Advance Full article published here: https://advance.org/articles/scott-neeson/ Meet Scott Neeson. He is a former Hollywood Executive and founder of the Cambodian Children’s Fund. Not a linear career path, to say the least. In 2003, Scott embarked on a sabbatical between jobs that would change the course of his life.…

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‘Variety International to honor Scott Neeson at CineEurope’, Film Journal International

25/03/2016

Read the full article here: Variety–The Children’s Charity International will present the Variety International Children’s Fund Humanitarian Award to Scott Neeson, founder of the Cambodian Children’s Fund, duriing the CineEurope Awards Banquet on June 23 at the Centre Convencions Internacional Barcelona (CCIB) in Barcelona, Spain. Twentieth Century Fox’s Paul Hanneman will once again serve as…

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The Pauly Cast: An Interview with Scott Neeson

21/12/2015

“Within all of us there is a voice within us that questions whether or not we are doing the right thing with our lives, and we have to listen to that voice, because if we ignore it we do so at our own peril.” ~ Scott Neeson   CCF Founder and Executive Director Scott Neeson…

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CCF Working With MoSVY To Create a Model NGO

06/11/2015

At a meeting held this week in Phnom Penh, His Excellency Vong Soth, Minister for Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation (MoSVY) and CCF Founder and Executive Director Scott Neeson discussed the importance of setting rigid guidelines for NGOs dealing with vulnerable children. The Minister expressed his appreciation at CCF’s support of the Royal Government’s…

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