Grants

Our Grantmaking in 2019

  • Total

    $60,240,000 through August 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 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

    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

    Catholic Sisters

    $13,300,000

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

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  • Program Area

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS

    $5,155,000

    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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  • Program Area

    Substance Use Prevention

    $10,970,000

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

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  • Program Area

    Homelessness

    $3,400,000

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

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  • Program Area

    Foster Youth

    $7,265,000

    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

    $11,500,000

    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. Firelight Foundation

    $3,055,000 through August 2022

    To strengthen the capacities of community-based organizations and communities affected by HIV and AIDS to improve and create enabling environments that support nurturing care for children in Malawi, Zambia and Tanzania. http://www.firelightfoundation.org

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: August 2019
  2. REPSSI

    $1,300,000 through August 2022

    To strengthen mental health and responsive caregiving capacities of caregivers of young children in Zambia and Mozambique. http://www.repssi.org

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: August 2019
  3. Conrad N Hilton Fund for Sisters

    $550,000 through August 2021

    To launch Phase II of support for leadership conferences and inter-congregational networks globally. http://www.hiltonfundforsisters.org

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: August 2019
  4. ChildFund International USA

    $800,000 through September 2021

    To support the Early Childhood Development Action Network’s secretariat in its work to increase financing for scale up of equitable and quality multi-sectoral services to improve early childhood development. http://www.childfund.org

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: August 2019
  5. Brilliant Corners

    $1,750,000 through August 2021

    To pilot program innovations aimed towards strengthening services and improving long-term housing outcomes for individuals experiencing or who have formerly experienced chronic homelessness. https://brilliantcorners.org/

    Homelessness USA Awarded: August 2019
  6. Climate Resolve

    $10,000 through May 2020

    to support the symposium "Wildfires: What Cities Can Do" as part of the Southern California Resilience Initiative. https://climateresolve.org

    Disaster Relief & Recovery USA Awarded: May 2019
  7. National Catholic Reporter Publishing Company

    $3,000,000 through August 2022

    To support the worldwide operations of the Global Sisters Report, an online publication of news, articles and stories for and about Catholic sisters at www.globalsistersreport.org. http://www.ncronline.org

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: May 2019
  8. National Foundation for the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention Inc.

    $850,000 through January 2022

    To continue implementation and evaluation of a school/community partnership approach for youth SBIRT. http://www.cdcfoundation.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: May 2019
  9. Community Funds Inc.

    $600,000 through May 2021

    To invest in a collaborative fund to provide comprehensive educational support for foster youth. https://www.nycommunitytrust.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: May 2019
  10. Archdiocese of Los Angeles

    $2,700,000 through June 2022

    To support Phase II of the expansion of dual-language immersion schools and launch the STEM network in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. http://www.la-archdiocese.org

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: May 2019
  11. The Aspen Institute, Inc.

    $745,000 through May 2022

    To support career and education pathways work in Los Angeles for foster youth. http://www.aspeninstitute.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: May 2019
  12. The Aspen Institute, Inc.

    $1,200,000 through May 2022

    To support career and education pathways work in New Orleans for opportunity youth. http://www.aspeninstitute.org

    Hospitality Workforce Development USA Awarded: May 2019
  13. LA Voice

    $550,000 through May 2021

    To align and engage faith leaders across Los Angeles County to advocate for a decrease in homelessness, displacement, and housing insecurity. https://www.lavoice.org

    Homelessness USA Awarded: May 2019
  14. Portland State University

    $1,150,000 through December 2021

    To continue research and evaluation to further develop model screening and early intervention framework for justice involved youth. http://www.pdx.edu

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: May 2019
  15. Catholic Health Association of India

    $750,000 through July 2022

    To build the capacity of Indian Catholic sisters in leadership, resource management and community health delivery through training and technology platforms. http://www.chai-india.org

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: May 2019
  16. Community Catalyst Inc.

    $1,515,000 through May 2022

    To conduct policy and advocacy activities to increase financing for SBIRT and other youth substance use disorder services. http://www.communitycatalyst.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: May 2019
  17. Regents of the University of California Los Angeles

    $1,600,000 through May 2022

    To support Dr. Rhonda Voskuhl's research on disability-specific disease modifying treatments in multiple sclerosis. http://www.research.ucla.edu

    Multiple Sclerosis USA Awarded: May 2019
  18. American College of Academic Addiction Medicine

    $1,700,000 through January 2022

    To support continued efforts to build the addiction medicine workforce and improve capacity to provide prevention and early intervention. assure attention to prevention and early intervention. http://www.acaam.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: May 2019
  19. Mercy Foundation

    $600,000 through July 2022

    To support the MS Achievement Center serving Sacramento and the Northern California region. http://www.supportmercyfoundation.org

    Multiple Sclerosis USA Awarded: May 2019
  20. ASXL Rare Research Endowment Foundation

    $500,000 through May 2020

    To provide general operating support. https://www.arrefoundation.org

    USA Awarded: May 2019