Grants

Our grantmaking in 2021
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Our grantmaking in 2021 339,644,275 paid in 2021

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Program Area Aviation $3,000,000 awarded

This amount represents grantmaking related to Aviation, which was a personal area of interest of Barron Hilton.

Program Area Avoidable Blindness $5,950,000 awarded

This amount represents grantmaking within our Avoidable Blindness program

Program Area Catholic Sisters $56,330,000 awarded

This amount represents grantmaking within our Catholic Sisters program

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Program Area Early Childhood Development: United States $13,760,000 awarded

This amount represents grantmaking within our Global Early Childhood Development program

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Program Area Early Childhood Development: East and Southern Africa $27,993,000 awarded

This amount represents grantmaking within our Global Early Childhood Development program

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Program Area Foster Youth $31,750,000 awarded

This amount represents grantmaking within our Foster Youth program

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Program Area Homelessness $46,730,000 awarded

This amount represents grantmaking within our Homelessness program

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Program Area Opportunity Youth $18,652,500 awarded

This amount represents grantmaking within our Opportunity Youth program

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Funding Area Other $15,860,775 awarded

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

Funding Area Hilton Humanitarian Prize $2,940,000 awarded

This amount represents total giving towards Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize laureates.

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Program Area Safe Water $24,903,000 awarded

This amount represents grantmaking within our Safe Water program

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Program Area Substance Use Prevention $4,675,000 awarded

This amount represents grantmaking within our Substance Use Prevention program

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Program Area Disaster Relief & Recovery $20,100,000 awarded

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

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Program Area Refugees $19,000,000 awarded

This amount represents grantmaking within our Refugees program

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Partners Partnerships $13,000,000 awarded

This amount represents grantmaking within our Partnerships portfolio

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Program Areas Legacy $15,000,000 awarded

The amount represents grantmaking related to issue areas of interest to Barron Hilton and the Hilton family

Program Equity Fund $10,000,000 awarded

This amount represents general operating support grants awarded to organizations led by under-represented populations

This total represents approved grant payment activity during the selected fiscal year. However, approximately 90% of the money awarded in our 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.