Grants

Our Grantmaking in 2018

  • Total

    $71,228,000

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

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  • Priority Area

    Substance Use Prevention

    $7,150,000

    This amount represents our total giving for youth substance use prevention and early intervention.

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  • Priority Area

    Multiple Sclerosis

    $0

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

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  • Priority Area

    Avoidable Blindness

    $2,500,000

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

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  • Priority Area

    Hospitality

    $2,500,000

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

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    Disaster Relief & Recovery

    $1,000,000

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

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    Homelessness

    $3,695,000

    This amount represents our total giving for ending chronic homelessness in Los Angeles County.

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  • Priority Area

    Catholic Sisters

    $9,765,000

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

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  • Priority Area

    Catholic Education

    $2,850,000

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

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  • Priority Area

    Other

    $200,000

    This amount represents our total giving 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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  • Priority Area

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS

    $10,500,000

    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

    Foster Youth

    $11,315,000

    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

    Safe Water

    $19,753,000

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

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  • Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS

  • Multiple Sclerosis

  • Safe Water

  • Avoidable Blindness

  • Homelessness

  • Catholic Sisters

  • Substance Use Prevention

  • Foster Youth

  • Disaster Relief & Recovery

  • Other

  • Catholic Education

  • Hospitality

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. National Housing & Community Development Law Project

    $25,000 through December 2019

    To engage experts, advocates, and service providers through three convenings to discuss the challenges and opportunities in providing housing for people reentering from California prisons and jails. http://www.nhlp.org

    Homelessness USA Awarded: December 2018
  2. Ground Truth Solutions

    $100,000 through December 2019

    To support the Humanitarian Voice Index, an initiative to include the voice of affected people in humanitarian policy making. http://groundtruthsolutions.org

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: November 2018
  3. Kisumu Medical and Education Trust

    $200,000 through November 2020

    To support leadership and coordination with the Government of Siaya County, Kenya to scale early childhood development services.

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: November 2018
  4. YouthBuild USA, Inc.

    $112,000 through April 2019

    To support ongoing technical assistance regarding SBIRT implementation. http://www.youthbuild.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: November 2018
  5. The Mentor Foundation USA

    $185,000 through November 2019

    To conduct additional implementation and evaluation activities of youth led prevention strategies that include emphasis on social media. http://www.mentorfoundationusa.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: November 2018
  6. Raise a Child Incorporated

    $60,000 through December 2019

    To use technology to improve recruitment and retention of prospective parents, effectively identify and promote opportunities for the placement of TAY in caring families, and to contribute to overall TAY self-sufficiency. https://raiseachild.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2018
  7. Baptist Community Ministries

    $110,000 through December 2019

    To continue support for an Opportunity Youth Hospitality Pathways Fellow in New Orleans, with a specific emphasis on bridging existing and new local initiatives with new employers. http://www.bcm.org

    Hospitality USA Awarded: November 2018
  8. Juvenile Law Center

    $200,000 through November 2020

    To support advocacy and technical assistance work promoting the education success of youth in foster care in New York City. http://www.jlc.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2018
  9. Nola Business Alliance

    $200,000 through May 2019

    To adapt PerkUp, a financial wellness tool, to the needs of low-income hospitality workers in New Orleans. http://www.nolaba.org

    Hospitality USA Awarded: November 2018
  10. Jibu, L3C

    $250,000 through December 2019

    To develop a customer engagement program for a safe water franchise model in Uganda. https://jibuco.com

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2018
  11. The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation

    $100,000 through November 2019

    To pilot an apprenticeship program with the US Department of Labor in New Orleans, building off the current Restaurant Ready program. https://chooserestaurants.org

    Hospitality USA Awarded: November 2018
  12. International Union of Superiors General

    $1,000,000 through December 2021

    To support the education and training of sisters in interculturality, anti-human trafficking, canon law and theology. http://www.uisg.org

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: November 2018
  13. Water4, Inc.

    $500,000 through December 2020

    To develop and implement a Safe Water Enterprise model in Wassa East, Ghana. http://www.water4.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2018
  14. Jobs for the Future Inc.

    $500,000 through December 2020

    To support partners in New Orleans to develop high-quality workforce training, align career and technical education, and improve postsecondary education that will address the needs of opportunity youth in the hospitality industry. http://www.jff.org

    Hospitality USA Awarded: November 2018
  15. Indiana University

    $800,000 through June 2021

    To support a second cohort of congregations through the Advancing Mission fundraising and development program. http://www.iu.edu

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: November 2018
  16. Children's Law Center of California

    $1,050,000 through December 2021

    To expand the Crossover Advocacy and Resource Effort program that assists foster youth in Los Angeles who have become involved in the juvenile justice system. http://www.clcla.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2018
  17. Genesis LA Economic Growth Corporation

    $1,125,000 through December 2028

    A Program Related Investment to support Genesis LA’s RETHINK Housing initiative, focused on new and more cost-effective strategies to finance affordable and permanent supportive housing for individuals experiencing homelessness. http://www.genesisla.org

    Homelessness USA Awarded: November 2018
  18. WSUP Advisory CIC

    $3,000,000 through November 2022

    To support the Mid-Western Umbrella of Water and Sewage in Uganda to play its new role as a Water Authority for 800,000 people. http://www.wsup.com

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2018
  19. Legal Action Center of the City of New York, Inc.

    $750,000 through November 2021

    To conduct policy and advocacy activities to strengthen access to screening, early intervention and the full continuum of substance use related services for young people. http://www.lac.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: November 2018
  20. Anne Arundel County Mental Health Agency Inc.

    $600,000 through November 2020

    To continue efforts to implement and evaluate the integration of adolescent SBIRT in Maryland. http://www.aamentalhealth.org/

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: November 2018