Grants

Our Grantmaking in 2018

  • Total

    $33,013,000

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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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    Substance Use Prevention

    $2,350,000

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

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  • Priority Area

    Avoidable Blindness

    $0

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

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  • Priority Area

    Hospitality

    $1,500,000

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

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    Disaster Relief & Recovery

    $0

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

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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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    Homelessness

    $2,000,000

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

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    Catholic Sisters

    $1,465,000

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

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    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

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS

    $5,000,000

    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

    $6,595,000

    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

    $11,253,000

    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.

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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. PATH

    $1,500,000 through February 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. www.path.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: August 2016
  5. 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. www.path.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: March 2016
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. WaterCredit Investment Fund 1, LLC

    $1,000,000 through September 2022

    to make a program related investment (PRI) over seven years in the WaterCredit Investment Fund for loans to microfinance institutions in India to invest in WASH infrastructure.

    Safe Water International Awarded: August 2015
  9. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    $250,000 through December 2015

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

    Safe Water International Awarded: May 2015
  10. Foundation Center

    $180,000 through December 2016

    to continue maintaining the Washfunders.org site, with a focus on the site review and refresh, blog and funding map, search engine optimization, communications and social media, and to explore partnership options for managing the site. www.foundationcenter.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: May 2015
  11. Stichting Akvo

    $750,000 through February 2017

    to support the development of a dashboard that can provide visualizations of geo-referenced data in real time, to report a diverse set of impact and performance indicators. http://www.akvo.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: March 2015
  12. National Foundation for the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

    $100,000 through January 2017

    to support research on the use of the Compartment Bag Test, which will provide reliable water quality data in low-resource field settings. http://www.cdcfoundation.org

    Safe Water USA Awarded: December 2014
  13. World Vision

    $4,000,000 through January 2017

    to support efforts to sustain water access programs in Ghana, Mali and Niger. http://www.worldvision.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2014
  14. WaterAid America, Inc.

    $1,200,000 through February 2018

    to build on efforts to sustain water access programs in Burkina Faso. http://www.wateraidamerica.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2014
  15. WaterAid America, Inc.

    $3,500,000 through February 2018

    to support efforts to increase the reliability of safe water access points in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Mali, and Niger. http://www.wateraidamerica.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: August 2014
  16. Water.Org Inc.

    $1,300,000 through August 2019

    to expand the Water Credit model, which seeks to address demand for affordable microcredit financing options in Ethiopia. http://www.water.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: August 2014
  17. Rotarian Safe Water & Sanitation Foundation, Inc.

    $10,000 through March 2015

    to sponsor World Water Summit 6. http://www.wasragfoundation.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: March 2014
  18. IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre

    $3,000,000 through March 2018

    to strengthen the capacity of government agencies to effectively manage water supply assets and deliver reliable safe water services to 1.3 million people in 13 rural districts in Ghana. http://www.irc.nl

    Safe Water International Awarded: March 2014
  19. Millennium Water Alliance

    $5,000,000 through November 2017

    to increase access to safe water for an additional 300,000 people in rural Ethiopia, and to strengthen the capacity of government to manage existing water supply assets and deliver reliable safe water services to 3.2 million people in 23 districts. www.mwawater.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: March 2014
  20. Safe Water Network

    $1,500,000 through June 2016

    to develop and demonstrate viable market-based approaches for the sustainable delivery of safe water to poor communities in Ghana. Hilton funds will be matched 1:1. http://www.safewaternetwork.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: May 2013