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. Theirworld

    $1,900,000 through November 2017

    to develop and implement a targeted strategy providing quality, sustainable educational opportunities to Syrian refugee children living in Turkey. http://www.theirworld.org

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: November 2015
  2. Luftfahrt ohne Grenzen

    $400,000 through August 2017

    to support continued procurement and operational activities aimed at reinforcing health care services provided by International Medical Corps within Syrian refugee communities in southern Turkey and to raise awareness of this crisis. https://www.luftfahrtohnegrenzen.eu/en

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: August 2015
  3. International Medical Corps

    $500,000 through August 2017

    to support ongoing efforts at strengthening primary health care services to Syrian refugees in southern Turkey as well as a communications campaign aimed at raising awareness of this crisis. https://internationalmedicalcorps.org/

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: August 2015
  4. Center for Disaster Philanthropy

    $1,000,000 through September 2018

    to implement the strategic plan and provide general operating support. http://www.disasterphilanthropy.org

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: August 2015
  5. Habitat for Humanity International, Inc.

    $350,000 through April 2018

    to support the provision of transitional and permanent shelter solutions for the survivors of the Nepal earthquake. https://www.habitat.org

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: July 2015
  6. WaterAid America, Inc.

    $150,000 through December 2016

    to support the provision of water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services for the survivors of the Nepal earthquake. http://www.wateraidamerica.org

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: July 2015
  7. Theirworld

    $43,000 through September 2015

    to support efforts in the development of a comprehensive approach to accelerate progress on the delivery of education for Syrian refugee children and youth (ages 3-18) residing in Turkey. http://www.theirworld.org

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: June 2015
  8. Luftfahrt ohne Grenzen

    $100,000 through September 2015

    to support the provision and transport of relief and medical supplies to the Suruc refugee camp in southern Turkey. https://www.luftfahrtohnegrenzen.eu/en

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: May 2015
  9. International Medical Corps

    $500,000 through December 2015

    to strengthen primary health care services services and provide protective programming in Syrian refugee communities in Nizip, Mersin and Reyhanli in southern Turkey. https://internationalmedicalcorps.org/

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: December 2014
  10. SOS Children's Village USA Inc.

    $500,000 through March 2016

    to increase capacity to safeguard children orphaned or abandoned by the Ebola epidemic in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. http://www.soschildrensvillages.org

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: December 2014
  11. PATH

    $1,000,000 through October 2016

    to develop a Smart Chlorine Generator for making safe water available in Emergency Response and Relief Settings. Project partners include World Vision and Cascade Designs, Inc. http://www.path.org

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: November 2014
  12. Catholic Relief Services

    $250,000 through October 2015

    to support efforts to assist people in the Cabo San Lucas area of Mexico who were affected by Hurricane Odile. http://www.crs.org

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: October 2014
  13. Center for Disaster Philanthropy

    $250,000 through March 2015

    to provide general operating support and to launch a Community of Practice peer-to-peer network of disaster response donors in order to promote best practices in disaster-related philanthropy. http://www.disasterphilanthropy.org

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: March 2014
  14. HelpAge USA Inc.

    $500,000 through March 2016

    to support recovery efforts for senior populations affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. https://www.helpageusa.org

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: March 2014
  15. Conrad N Hilton Fund for Sisters

    $200,000 through December 2014

    to support the Fund for Sisters provision of support to organizations of Catholic sisters in the Philippines who are addressing the immediate and short-term recovery needs of populations affected by Typhoon Haiyan. http://www.hiltonfundforsisters.org

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: December 2013
  16. Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

    $400,000 through May 2016

    to support scaling up the utilization of Harvard Humanitarian Initiative's KoBo Toolbox application suite for improving the coordination and evaluation of disaster response efforts. http://www.harvard.edu

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: November 2013
  17. Luftfahrt ohne Grenzen

    $500,000 through August 2014

    to support Luftfahrt ohne Grenzen's provision of assistance for refugees of the Syria Crisis who are now located in Turkey. https://www.luftfahrtohnegrenzen.eu/en

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: August 2013
  18. Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.

    $500,000 through December 2016

    to support Hurricane Sandy affordable housing relief and recovery efforts: $100,000 for immediate relief and $400,000 towards long term recovery. www.enterprisecommunity.org

    Disaster Relief & Recovery USA Awarded: December 2012
  19. American National Red Cross, Los Angeles Region

    $1,000,000 through December 2014

    to support PrepareLA, a campaign to create more resilient communities that are better equipped to help each other prevent, prepare for, and respond to life-threatening emergencies and catastrophic disasters. www.redcrossla.org

    Disaster Relief & Recovery USA Awarded: December 2012
  20. DARA, Inc.

    $180,000 through June 2014

    to support a research project on donor response and beneficiary accountability in disasters using the 2010 Haiti earthquake as a case study. www.daraint.org/dara-in-usa

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: December 2012