Grants

Our Grantmaking in 2019

  • Total

    $44,095,000 through June 2019

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

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  • Program Area

    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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  • Program Area

    Catholic Education

    $2,700,000

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

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  • Program Area

    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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  • Program Area

    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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  • Program Area

    Substance Use Prevention

    $8,415,000

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

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  • Program Area

    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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  • Program Area

    Hospitality

    $3,250,000

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

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  • Program Area

    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.

  1. National Foundation for the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention Inc.

    $1,500,000 through May 2019

    to implement Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) as part of a comprehensive regional substance use disorder prevention and sexual risk behavior reduction program in Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio. http://www.cdcfoundation.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: November 2015
  2. Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc.

    $900,000 through March 2019

    to partner with Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP) to support Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) adoption by health plans that serve low-income and vulnerable youth. http://www.chcs.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: November 2015
  3. Kaiser Foundation Hospitals

    $1,200,000 through June 2019

    to support Kaiser Permanente's Division of Research's study on targeting Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) to vulnerable youth. www.dor.kaiser.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: November 2015
  4. California Academy of Family Physicians Foundation

    $750,000 through August 2018

    to create a multidisciplinary approach to train healthcare practitioners to identify and address adolescent substance use. http://www.cafpfoundation.org/

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: August 2015
  5. Regents of the University of California Los Angeles

    $1,000,000 through September 2018

    to support the Integrated Substance Abuse Programs to provide technical assistance and training to grantees and other stakeholders on Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) emerging research and best practices. http://www.research.ucla.edu

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: August 2015
  6. National Academy of Sciences

    $400,000 through June 2018

    to support the activities of the Forum on Promoting Children's Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Health and strengthen its focus on substance use disorder prevention. Funding would also support a study on the links between health care and homelessness. www.nas.edu

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: August 2015
  7. Grantmakers In Health

    $50,000 through July 2016

    to support activities to educate GIH members about prevention/early intervention of substance use disorders. http://www.gih.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: July 2015
  8. Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America

    $600,000 through June 2016

    to develop an approach to engage community coalitions in expanding the implementation of youth Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT). http://www.cadca.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: May 2015
  9. Legal Action Center of the City of New York, Inc.

    $1,350,000 through March 2018

    to support implementation of Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) under the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act and Affordable Care Act. http://www.lac.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: November 2014
  10. Behavioral Health System Baltimore, Inc.

    $1,000,000 through December 2017

    to integrate adolescent Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) into high schools and pediatric primary care settings across Maryland. http://www.bhsbaltimore.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: November 2014
  11. Children's Hospital Corporation

    $2,000,000 through November 2019

    to conduct a research project to validate a set of outcome measures of Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for youth in primary care settings. http://www.childrenshospital.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: November 2014
  12. C4 Innovations, LLC

    $1,500,000 through April 2018

    to develop a peer-based Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) approach for use in health care settings. http://www.center4si.com

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: November 2014
  13. Trust for America's Health

    $225,000 through September 2015

    to conduct an expert convening and develop an advocacy report on primary prevention of adolescent substance use. http://www.healthyamericans.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: September 2014
  14. Fractured Atlas

    $50,000 through September 2015

    to support production and conduct community discussion forums for Generation Found, a documentary film project about adolescents and the pediatric nature of the onset of addiction. http://www.fracturedatlas.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: September 2014
  15. Policy Research, Inc.

    $610,000 through February 2018

    to support the National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice to develop and test a pilot approach to using Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) with youth involved in the juvenile justice system. http://www.policyresearchinc.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: August 2014
  16. Portland State University

    $2,000,000 through June 2018

    to add Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) to the Reclaiming Futures model to expand early intervention and diversion opportunities for court-involved youth. http://www.pdx.edu

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: August 2014
  17. National Opinion Research Center

    $2,000,000 through May 2018

    to develop a Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) curriculum to integrate into social work and nursing schools. http://www.norc.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: August 2014
  18. American Academy of Pediatrics Inc.

    $1,240,000 through December 2018

    to develop a learning collaborative to increase utilization of Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to treatment (SBIRT) among pediatric providers serving adolescents. http://www.aap.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: August 2014
  19. The University of New Mexico Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addictions

    $1,700,000 through May 2018

    to expand a Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) pilot project to School-Based Health Clinics (SBHC) throughout the state of New Mexico. https://casaa.unm.edu/

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: August 2014
  20. Health Care Access Maryland

    $100,000 through August 2016

    for Mosaic Group to develop an Adolescent Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) checklist to support effective implementation of SBIRT. www.hcamaryland.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: August 2014