University of Houston Foundation$2,400,000 through August, 2020
to the Conrad N. Hilton School of Hotel and Restaurant Management at the University of Houston to support the implementation of recommendations from the strategic audit.
The Administrators of the Tulane Educational Fund$725,000 through January, 2022
to support the expansion of the Cowen Institute’s Earn and Learn program, an apprenticeship type job-training and education program, into hospitality pathways at the Hilton Riverside.
The Forum for Youth Investment$125,000 through June, 2019
to support advocacy on behalf of Opportunity Youth and foster youth populations.
Cafe Hope, Inc.$305,000 through March, 2019
as a capacity building grant for Café Hope, an organization that provides full-service culinary training paired with life skills to youth in the New Orleans metro area.
University of Denver$200,000 through February, 2020
for the CFaSST (Commercial Food Safety and Service Training) refugee training program, a partnership between KSHM and the ECDC/African Community Center in Denver, Colorado.
The Administrators of the Tulane Educational Fund$350,000 through December, 2017
to support the development of hospitality career pathways for opportunity youth in New Orleans.
Jobs for the Future Inc.$500,000 through December, 2018
to undertake research, policy analysis, and technical assistance to strengthen and build awareness of career pathways in the hospitality industry for New Orleans.
Nonprofit Enterprise and Self-Sustainability Team, Inc.$70,000 through October, 2016
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.
Reconcile New Orleans Inc.$1,350,000 through March, 2019
to create a training program for youth who wish to enter into the hotel industry and to add capacity to the alumni development program.
The Aspen Institute, Inc.$1,300,000 through July, 2019
to coordinate the launch of the 100,000 Opportunities Demonstration Cities and to improve career pathways for foster and opportunity youth in Los Angeles and New Orleans.
Click on the diagram sections for information specific to each of our program areas listed below.View grantmaking in 2020
This amount represents grantmaking within our Avoidable Blindness program
This amount represents grantmaking within our Catholic Sisters programAbout Program
This amount represents grantmaking within our Global Early Childhood Development programAbout Program
This amount represents grantmaking within our Foster Youth programAbout Program
This amount represents grantmaking within our Homelessness programAbout Program
This amount represents grantmaking within our Opportunity Youth programAbout Program
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.
This amount represents total giving towards Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize laureates.About Hilton Humanitarian Prize
This amount represents grantmaking within our Safe Water programAbout Program
This amount represents grantmaking within our Substance Use Prevention programAbout Program
This amount represents total giving towards supporting disaster preparedness, relief, and long-term recovery.About Program
This amount represents grantmaking within our Refugees programAbout Program
This amount represents grantmaking within our Partnerships portfolioAbout our partners
The amount represents grantmaking related to issue areas of interest to Barron Hilton and the Hilton family
This amount represents general operating support grants awarded to organizations led by under-represented populations
- Avoidable Blindness
- Catholic Sisters
- Global Early Childhood Development
- Foster Youth
- Opportunity Youth
- Hilton Humanitarian Prize
- Safe Water
- Substance Use Prevention
- Disaster Relief & Recovery
- Equity Fund
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.