Grants

Our Grantmaking in 2016

  • Total

    $69,047,970 year to date through June 2016

    Click on the diagram sections for information specific to each of our priority areas listed below.

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  • Priority Area

    Avoidable Blindness

    $8,100,000 year to date through June 2016

    This amount represents our total giving for the year to date for preventing avoidable sight loss from cataracts and blinding trachoma.

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  • Priority Area

    Catholic Education

    $2,585,000 year to date through June 2016

    This amount represents our total giving for the year to date for revitalizing Catholic schools serving low-income families.

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  • Priority Area

    Catholic Sisters

    $22,605,000 year to date through June 2016

    This amount represents our total giving for the year to date for building a global Catholic sisterhood to advance human development.

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  • Priority Area

    Children Affected by HIV and AIDS

    $3,168,000 year to date through June 2016

    This amount represents our total giving for the year to date for improving early childhood development outcomes for young children affected by HIV and AIDS.

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  • Priority Area

    Disaster Relief and Recovery

    $50,000 year to date through June 2016

    This amount represents our total giving for the year to date for supporting disaster preparedness, relief, and long-term recovery.

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  • Priority Area

    Foster Youth

    $5,024,000 year to date through June 2016

    This amount represents our total giving for the year to date for achieving healthy and productive lives for transition-age youth in foster care.

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  • Priority Area

    Homelessness

    $5,575,000 year to date through June 2016

    This amount represents our total giving for the year to date for ending chronic homelessness in Los Angeles County.

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  • Priority Area

    Hospitality

    $1,930,000 year to date through June 2016

    This amount represents our total giving for the year to date for building career pathways for youth in the hospitality sector

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  • Priority Area

    Multiple Sclerosis

    $6,036,500 year to date through June 2016

    This amount represents our total giving for the year to date for seeking a cure and improving quality of life for those who live with multiple sclerosis.

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  • Priority Area

    Substance Use Prevention

    $6,505,000 year to date through June 2016

    This amount represents our total giving for the year to date for youth substance use prevention and early intervention.

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  • Priority Area

    Water

    $230,000 year to date through June 2016

    This amount represents our total giving for the year to date for increasing access to safe water for vulnerable and disadvantaged communities.

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  • Priority Area

    Other

    $7,239,470 year to date through June 2016

    This amount represents our total giving for the year to date for non-priority grantmaking which includes small and matching discretionary grant programs for board members, staff and members of the Hilton family.

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This total represents grant payment activity during the selected fiscal year. However, approximately 90% of the money awarded in our priority program areas is part of multi-year commitments, so a grant may appear in multiple years of activity. The list below provides additional information about specific projects approved and/or paid during the fiscal year selected, including the project start date and the length of our commitment.

  1. Ocean Park Community Center

    $100,000 through May 2018

    to engage the City of Malibu's homeless population and link them to comprehensive, integrated services within the coordinated entry system. http://www.opcc.org

    Homelessness USA Awarded: May 2016
  2. Community Coalition for Substance Abuse and Prevention Treatment

    $250,000 through March 2017

    to support the Kinship in Action program strengthening capacity for caregivers in Los Angeles. http://www.cocosouthla.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: May 2016
  3. Sightsavers Inc.

    $160,000 through February 2017

    to support Sightsavers' activities to assist Mali achieve elimination of trachoma. http://www.sightsaversusa.org

    Avoidable Blindness International Awarded: May 2016
  4. Invisible People

    $40,000 through December 2016

    to develop targeted multimedia content in partnership with CSH SpeakUp! community advocates, expanding stories of the homelessness experience and efforts to end homelessness in Los Angeles. http://www.invisiblepeople.tv

    Homelessness USA Awarded: May 2016
  5. Corporation for Supportive Housing

    $20,000 through March 2017

    to provide scholarships for ten key strategic Los Angeles County community partners to attend the 2016 CSH Summit. http://www.csh.org

    Homelessness USA Awarded: May 2016
  6. PATH

    $50,000 through October 2016

    to build and field test six chlorine generator in low-resource health facilities and community-based settings for drinking water treatment and infection prevention and control. http://www.path.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: May 2016
  7. Urban Institute

    $30,000 through December 2016

    to conduct an independent evaluation of the effectiveness of USICH in coordinating homeless policies and the impact its termination would have on federal and local homelessness efforts. http://www.urban.org

    Homelessness USA Awarded: May 2016
  8. Sisters of St. Francis

    $45,000 through June 2017

    to produce a book of contemporary scholarship and reflection addressing the concerns of next-generation Catholic sisters from an intercultural and interdisciplinary perspective. http://www.osfdbq.org

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: May 2016
  9. Boston College Trustees

    $75,000 through January 2017

    to support Boston College's National Summit on Catholic Schools and Hispanic Families with the goal of informing policy and practice changes that will lead to more low-income Hispanic families choosing a high-quality Catholic education for their children. http://www.bc.edu

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: May 2016
  10. University of Houston Foundation

    $120,000 through September 2016

    to fund a strategic review of the school's current programming and develop a plan for the future direction of the Conrad N. Hilton College. http://www.universityofhoustonfoundation.org

    Hospitality USA Awarded: May 2016
  11. Grants Managers Network, Inc.

    $100,000 through March 2017

    to support the Campaign for Excellence in Grants Management. http://www.gmnetwork.org

    USA Awarded: May 2016
  12. Southern California Grantmakers

    $75,000 through December 2018

    to support the creation of the Center for Strategic Public-Private Partnerships. http://www.socalgrantmakers.org

    USA Awarded: May 2016
  13. National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Southern California & Nevada Chapter

    $50,000 through April 2017

    to support the International Progressive MS Alliance convening. http://www.nationalmssociety.org/chapters/CAL/index.aspx

    Multiple Sclerosis International Awarded: May 2016
  14. Inner City Law Center

    $50,000 through April 2017

    to coordinate an advocacy effort of nearly 60 homeless service providers and supportive housing developers to increase public spending on homelessness. http://www.innercitylaw.org

    Homelessness USA Awarded: May 2016
  15. Nonprofit Enterprise and Self-Sustainability Team Inc

    $70,000 through April 2017

    to better understand the long-term skills development needs of vulnerable youth and the long-term labor needs of the hospitality industry in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. http://www.nesst.org

    Hospitality International Awarded: May 2016
  16. Foundation for the National Institutes of Health

    $1,500 through May 2017

    to fund MS research at the Translational Neuroradiology Unit of NINDs. http://www.fnih.org

    Multiple Sclerosis USA Awarded: May 2016
  17. Race to Erase MS

    $50,000 through May 2017

    to support the Center without Walls Program. http://www.erasems.org/

    Multiple Sclerosis USA Awarded: May 2016
  18. Communication Network

    $15,000 through May 2017

    to support to Annual Conference, including the creation of the conference application. http://www.comnetwork.org

    USA Awarded: May 2016
  19. Maryvale

    $250,000 through April 2018

    to integrate a trauma-informed model across foster youth programs and to enhance education services for transition-age youth. http://www.maryvale.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: May 2016
  20. Media Impact Funders, Inc.

    $10,000 through May 2017

    to support membership. http://mediaimpactfunders.org

    USA Awarded: May 2016