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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    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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  • 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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    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. EdNavigator Inc.

    $550,000 through March 2018

    to provide low income families with access to professional education counsel to help them secure the best possible education available for their children, with an emphasis on enrollment in excellent Catholic schools www.ednavigator.com

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: March 2016
  2. Drexel Funds

    $1,500,000 through June 2018

    to support the growth of Catholic school networks participating in private school choice programs across the country. http://www.drexelfund.org

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: November 2015
  3. Loyola Marymount University

    $325,000 through June 2018

    to implement Loyola Marymount University School of Education's Blended Learning Partnership Schools Pilot Program. http://www.lmu.edu

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: November 2015
  4. University of Notre Dame

    $1,100,000 through August 2018

    to expand aggressively the Notre Dame ACE Academies network of high-performing schools in dioceses where Notre Dame can help increase both number of students served and quality of the educational opportunities through the implementation of private school choice scholarships.  http://www.nd.edu

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: August 2015
  5. Alliance for School Choice Inc.

    $2,000,000 through September 2018

    to support private school choice implementation programs which create opportunities for disadvantaged students to attend Catholic schools in five states: Alabama, Indiana, Louisiana, North Carolina, and Ohio. http://www.allianceforschoolchoice.org

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: August 2015
  6. Empower Illinois

    $300,000 through August 2018

    to advocate for a tax credit scholarship program in Illinois aimed at easing the financial burden of tuition to help middle and low-income families access private education. http://www.onechanceillinois.org

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: August 2015
  7. Rx for Reading

    $480,000 through May 2019

    to fund an educational design fellowship for Catholic schools through TrueSchool Studio. http://www.riordanfoundation.org

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: August 2015
  8. Diocese of San Jose

    $1,000,000 through November 2015

    to support the Drexel Initiative to advance a network of Catholic Schools that models a new governance structure and provides the highest quality affordable Catholic education. http://www.dsj.org

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: November 2014
  9. Big Shoulders Fund

    $750,000 through December 2018

    to provide support for the development of a value-add model that evaluates a school's performance based on the difference between actual and expected scores while taking into account demographic information. http://www.bigshouldersfund.org

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: November 2014
  10. St. Louis Area Women Religious Collaborative Ministries

    $500,000 through December 2018

    to provide support to Catholic sisters offering on-site English language skills to Catholic school children from refugee and immigrant families. http://www.englishtutoringproject.org

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: November 2014
  11. Loyola Marymount University

    $120,000 through June 2017

    to support the Science Technology Engineering Mathematics (STEM) pilot program in partnership with the Catholic Schools Consortium. http://www.lmu.edu

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: November 2014
  12. Loyola University of Chicago

    $160,000 through June 2017

    to support a longitudinal study to examine the impact of the National Standards and Benchmarks for Effective Catholic Schools. www.luc.edu

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: October 2014
  13. Catholic Education Foundation

    $400,000 through August 2015

    to provide 400 Catholic elementary students in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles with tuition support over the 2014-2015 school year. www.cefdn.org

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: August 2014
  14. Catholic Partnership Schools Camden NJ

    $250,000 through July 2015

    to advance the partnership of five Catholic Schools in the inner city of Camden, New Jersey in order to strengthen their vitality and sustainability in providing a quality education for low-income students. www.catholicpartnershipschools.org

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: June 2014
  15. Seton Education Partners

    $400,000 through May 2016

    to expand the Phaedrus blended learning program in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles to two additional urban Catholic schools. http://www.setonpartners.org

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: May 2014
  16. St. Monica's Catholic Church

    $1,000,000 through November 2014

    to complete site work around the Marilyn Hawley Hilton Courtyard as part of the $31.2 million Campaign for St. Monica Catholic Community. http://www.stmonica.net

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: November 2013
  17. Thomas Aquinas College

    $600,000 through June 2016

    for direct scholarship support. http://www.thomasaquinas.edu

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: August 2013
  18. Seton Education Partners

    $400,000 through June 2014

    to pilot a blended learning program at Saint Anne School in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. http://www.setonpartners.org

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: May 2013
  19. Catholic Education Foundation

    $1,000,000 through June 2014

    to provide 800 elementary students with tuition awards and to support non-tuition based programs to enhance the overall development of the students and the marketability of Catholic schools. www.cefdn.org

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: August 2012
  20. Archdiocese of Los Angeles

    $1,200,000 through August 2014

    to assist the Department of Catholic Schools with the implementation of its Strategic Marketing & Public Relations Plan and complementary initiatives. www.la-archdiocese.org

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: August 2012