Grants

Our Grantmaking in 2018

  • Total

    $112,491,567 through December 2018

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

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  • Priority Area

    Substance Use Prevention

    $11,232,000

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

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  • Priority Area

    Multiple Sclerosis

    $3,801,694

    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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  • Priority Area

    Avoidable Blindness

    $5,620,000

    This amount represents our total giving for preventing avoidable sight loss from cataracts and blinding trachoma.

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  • Priority Area

    Hospitality

    $5,102,500

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

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  • Priority Area

    Disaster Relief & Recovery

    $3,831,000

    This amount represents our total giving for supporting disaster preparedness, relief, and long-term recovery.

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  • Priority Area

    Homelessness

    $11,859,000

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

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  • Priority Area

    Catholic Sisters

    $17,000,000

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

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  • Priority Area

    Catholic Education

    $4,500,000

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

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  • Priority Area

    Other

    $13,816,076

    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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  • Priority Area

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS

    $11,335,000

    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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  • Priority Area

    Foster Youth

    $11,194,297

    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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  • Priority Area

    Safe Water

    $11,200,000

    This amount represents our total giving for increasing access to safe water for vulnerable and disadvantaged communities.

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  • Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS

  • Multiple Sclerosis

  • Safe Water

  • Avoidable Blindness

  • Homelessness

  • Catholic Sisters

  • Substance Use Prevention

  • Foster Youth

  • Disaster Relief & Recovery

  • Other

  • Catholic Education

  • Hospitality

This total represents grant payment activity during the selected fiscal year. However, approximately 90% of the money awarded in our priority 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. St. Vincent's Services, Inc.

    $200,000 through October 2020

    To support the Pathways to College Program serving middle and high school students in foster care. https://hsvsnyc.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2018
  2. The Greater New Orleans Foundation

    $150,000 through October 2019

    To support leadership development training for local hospitality organizations. http://www.gnof.org

    Hospitality Workforce Development USA Awarded: November 2018
  3. One Degree

    $175,000 through October 2021

    To empower transition age youth of LA County to easily find and access services and benefits that enable them to achieve social and economic mobility. https://www.1degree.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2018
  4. United Nations Development Programme

    $300,000 through October 2019

    To support the Connecting Business Initiative, which engages the private sector in global disaster response, recovery, and resiliency. http://www.undp.org

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: October 2018
  5. Skid Row Housing Trust

    $400,000 through October 2019

    To support the organization’s capacity building efforts around staff and technology to leverage new government funding opportunities toward ending homelessness. http://www.skidrow.org

    Homelessness USA Awarded: October 2018
  6. St. Joseph Center

    $350,000 through November 2019

    To support the organization’s capacity building efforts to further leverage increased local public resources to end chronic homelessness. http://www.stjosephctr.org

    Homelessness USA Awarded: October 2018
  7. Special Service for Groups, Inc.

    $400,000 through November 2019

    To support the organization’s capacity building efforts to further leverage increased local public resources to end chronic homelessness. http://www.ssg.org

    Homelessness USA Awarded: October 2018
  8. Project Concern International

    $300,000 through April 2020

    To strengthen field research to test the integration of early childhood development as part of an infant and young child feeding program in Tanzania. http://www.pciglobal.org

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: October 2018
  9. Facing Addiction with NCADD

    $400,000 through November 2020

    For general operating support to provide community organizing training and technical assistance to local community groups. https://www.facingaddiction.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: October 2018
  10. New Yorkers for Children, Inc.

    $350,000 through October 2019

    To implement the Home Away from Home initiative to improve the capacity of foster care agencies in New York City to recruit, retain and support foster parents to enhance the well-being of older youth in foster care. https://www.newyorkersforchildren.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: October 2018
  11. Foundation for Louisiana

    $100,000 through October 2019

    To support the NOYA Youth Leadership Fellowship program in New Orleans to prepare young people to assume leadership roles in the design of systems, programs and initiatives impacting youth. http://www.foundationforlouisiana.org

    Hospitality Workforce Development USA Awarded: October 2018
  12. Los Angeles Training Consortium

    $28,500 through September 2019

    To support a two-day training conference for parents/caregivers of transition age youth. http://www.latconline.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: October 2018
  13. LA Voice

    $418,000 through September 2020

    To provide outreach and support to faith based institution interested in affordable and supportive housing development on their property. https://www.lavoice.org

    Homelessness USA Awarded: October 2018
  14. Spring Impact Incorporated

    $242,000 through October 2019

    To summarize learning to date from district level programming to support the growth and development of young children in Africa and other low and middle income settings. https://www.springimpact.org

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: October 2018
  15. National Skills Coalition

    $355,000 through September 2020

    To convene Louisiana Foundation grantees for a skills policy academy and produce a research project on policies that support employer-based upskilling. https://www.nationalskillscoalition.org

    Hospitality Workforce Development USA Awarded: October 2018
  16. Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

    $5,000 through September 2019

    To support the 2018 Harvard Humanitarian Action Summit.

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: September 2018
  17. Advocates for Human Potential

    $50,000 through January 2019

    To support the North American Cannabis Summit and promote awareness of health equity and social justice issues related to cannabis legislation. http://ahpnet.com

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: September 2018
  18. Troy Andrews Foundation

    $220,000 through September 2021

    To preserve the unique cultural heritage of New Orleans by establishing career pathways for youth in the cultural sector. https://www.tromboneshortyfoundation.org

    Hospitality Workforce Development USA Awarded: September 2018
  19. United Way

    $225,000 through September 2019

    To support the strategic expansion of Home For Good's communications and engagement efforts to end homelessness through strengthening partnerships and the depth of systems connections. http://www.unitedwayla.org

    Homelessness USA Awarded: September 2018
  20. Advocates for Children of NY, Inc.

    $50,000 through September 2019

    To enhance educational outcomes for foster youth in New York City through increased coordination between agencies. www.advocatesforchildren.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: September 2018