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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  • Program Area

    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. California Community Foundation

    $50,000 through July 2015

    to support providers engaged in, or seeking to engage in, collaborative planning and action to implement SBIRT for youth who are at-risk for substance abuse; and to identify other projects/organizations for potential funding. http://www.calfund.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: July 2014
  2. Partnership for a Drug Free America Inc.

    $1,000,000 through June 2016

    to develop, pilot and evaluate an approach to engage parents in Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) programs and build a national peer support network of parents to address adolescent substance use. www.drugfree.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: May 2014
  3. Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research at the University of Minnesota

    $1,640,000 through January 2019

    to conduct research on a Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) model that is tailored to adolescents and involves parents. https://www.psychiatry.umn.edu/research

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: May 2014
  4. Abt Associates

    $1,500,000 through August 2017

    to design and implement a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) plan to evaluate the Foundation's Substance Abuse Strategic Initiative. http://www.abtassociates.com

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: May 2014
  5. Ohio State University Foundation

    $2,000,000 through June 2017

    to help establish a national Higher Education Center on Alcohol and Drug Prevention and Recovery to promote SBIRT and other effective approaches to address substance use disorders in higher education settings. https://www.osu.edu/giving/

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: May 2014
  6. Boston University School of Public Health

    $47,000 through May 2015

    to host a convening with the School of Public Health of experts in web/mobile interventions for adolescent substance abuse to inform the Foundation on potential areas of investment. http://www.bu.edu/academics/sph

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: May 2014
  7. School-Based Health Alliance

    $250,000 through May 2016

    to train School-Based Health Clinics (SBHC) staff on Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) and conduct a collaborative to support implementation in a select number of sites. http://www.sbh4all.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: May 2014
  8. National Council for Behavioral Health

    $1,300,000 through December 2018

    to increase implementation of Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) within Community Behavioral Health Organizations (CBHOs). http://www.thenationalcouncil.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: March 2014
  9. YouthBuild USA, Inc.

    $1,800,000 through August 2017

    to implement a Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) model in community-based YouthBuild programs. http://www.youthbuild.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: March 2014
  10. Treatment Research Institute

    $3,000,000 through December 2018

    to enhance and expand the implementation and evaluation of Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) in four New York City metro area schools. http://www.tresearch.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: November 2013
  11. New Hampshire Charitable Foundation

    $2,250,000 through July 2017

    to expand Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for adolescents in New Hampshire in community health settings and advocate for state policy changes to sustain SBIRT financing. http://www.nhcf.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: November 2013
  12. Community Catalyst Inc.

    $2,500,000 through March 2017

    to develop multi-state consumer-led advocacy campaigns to educate policymakers about Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for adolescents and reduce barriers to implementation as part of state healthcare reforms. http://www.communitycatalyst.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: November 2013
  13. American College of Academic Addiction Medicine

    $2,000,000 through October 2016

    to establish Nat'l Ctr Physician Training in Addiction Medicine to educate & train physicians in addiction medicine & prevention/early intervention of adolescent substance abuse, creating systemic change in medical ed, medical practice, and health care. http://www.acaam.org/

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: August 2013