Grants

Our Grantmaking in 2019

  • Total

    $44,095,000 through June 2019

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    Other

    0

    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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  • Program Area

    Catholic Sisters

    $12,750,000

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

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    Catholic Education

    $2,700,000

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

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    Avoidable Blindness

    0

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

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    Disaster Relief & Recovery

    0

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

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    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS

    0

    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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    Substance Use Prevention

    $8,415,000

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

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    Multiple Sclerosis

    $2,200,000

    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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    Hospitality

    $3,250,000

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

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    Homelessness

    $550,000

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

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  • Program Area

    Foster Youth

    $4,730,000

    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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  • Program Area

    Safe Water

    $9,000,000

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

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  • Substance Use Prevention

  • Multiple Sclerosis

  • Avoidable Blindness

  • Hospitality

  • Disaster Relief & Recovery

  • Homelessness

  • Catholic Sisters

  • Catholic Education

  • Other

  • Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS

  • Foster Youth

  • Safe Water

This total represents 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.

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  1. Water.Org Inc.

    $2,000,000 through December 2021

    to advance the WaterCredit model in Uganda. http://www.water.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2017
  2. National Foundation for the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention Inc.

    $1,700,000 through December 2021

    to support the replication of the WASH in healthcare facilities program. http://www.cdcfoundation.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2017
  3. Splash International

    $250,000 through October 2018

    to build a strategic partnership on WASH in Schools with IRC and Millennium Water Alliance in Ethiopia. https://www.splash.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: October 2017
  4. Engineers Without Borders-USA, Inc.

    $210,000 through July 2019

    to facilitate a strategic partnership with Safe Water Network that will accelerate the uptake of household water connections in Ghana. www.ewb-usa.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: July 2017
  5. Netcentric Campaigns, Inc.

    $250,000 through June 2019

    to pilot a network-based approach in the Asutifi North District in Ghana. www.netcentriccampaigns.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: June 2017
  6. WaterCredit Investment Fund 3, LLC

    $1,500,000 through August 2023

    to make a program related investment (PRI) over seven years in the WaterCredit Investment Fund 3 for loans to microfinance institutions and water supply enterprises in order to build a bridge to large-scale investment in WASH infrastructure for Africa.

    Safe Water International Awarded: May 2017
  7. World Vision

    $800,000 through July 2018

    to support a strategic partnership with IRC to plan and implement comprehensive water projects in the planned district-based programs in Ghana, Mali and Niger. http://www.worldvision.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: May 2017
  8. Jibu, L3C

    $1,000,000 through July 2027

    to make a program related investment (PRI) into Jibu, a social franchise providing safe water in Uganda and Mali. https://jibuco.com

    Safe Water International Awarded: May 2017
  9. Aquaya Institute

    $2,500,000 through May 2022

    to explore and build sustainable water quality testing systems in Burkina Faso, Ghana and Uganda. http://www.aquaya.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: May 2017
  10. WaterAid America, Inc.

    $100,000 through March 2018

    to create a water quality module for decision-making and action. http://www.wateraidamerica.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: February 2017
  11. Stanford University

    $435,000 through June 2018

    to facilitate the design of a monitoring, evaluation, and learning framework and theory of change for the Foundation's new Safe Water strategy. https://www.stanford.edu

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2016
  12. Water.Org Inc.

    $200,000 through November 2017

    to build the foundation necessary to implement a WaterCredit model in Ghana. http://www.water.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2016
  13. Water for People

    $3,000,000 through November 2019

    to implement the model of Everyone Forever for sustainable water services in Kamwenge District of Uganda. http://www.waterforpeople.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2016
  14. IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre

    $1,000,000 through March 2018

    to create the foundation for an ambitious learning and collective action initiative that will catalyze development of Sustainable Development Goal 6 in Burkina Faso, Niger, and Uganda. http://www.irc.nl

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2016
  15. Safe Water Network

    $5,000,000 through August 2021

    to develop a market for small water enterprises (SWEs) in Ghana. http://www.safewaternetwork.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: August 2016
  16. World Vision

    $3,000,000 through August 2019

    to demonstrate sustainable WASH services in all health care facilities in two districts in Mali. http://www.worldvision.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: August 2016
  17. PATH

    $1,500,000 through May 2019

    to advance the development of a commercially viable on-site chlorine generator (SE-Flow) for drinking water treatment and infection prevention and control (IPC) in low-resource health facilities, schools, and communities. http://www.path.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: August 2016
  18. PATH

    $50,000 through October 2016

    to build and field test six chlorine generators 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: March 2016
  19. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    $350,000 through December 2016

    to support the continuation of the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) component of the Safe Water Strategic Initiative. http://www.unc.edu

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2015
  20. One Drop Foundation

    $1,500,000 through December 2018

    to support an innovative pilot program that serves to improve access to safe water in Burkina Faso. http://www.onedrop.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2015