Grants

Our Grantmaking in 2018

  • Total

    $33,013,000

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  • Priority Area

    Multiple Sclerosis

    $0

    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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    Substance Use Prevention

    $2,350,000

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

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  • Priority Area

    Avoidable Blindness

    $0

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

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    Hospitality

    $1,500,000

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

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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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    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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    Homelessness

    $2,000,000

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

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    Catholic Sisters

    $1,465,000

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

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    Catholic Education

    $2,850,000

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

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    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS

    $5,000,000

    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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    Foster Youth

    $6,595,000

    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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  • Priority Area

    Safe Water

    $11,253,000

    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.

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  1. The North American Foundation for the University of Durham, Inc.

    $985,000 through May 2019

    to support continued research into the elements contributing to the vitality of religious life in congregations of Catholic sisters in the UK, Ireland and East Africa. http://www.dur.ac.uk

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: November 2015
  2. Vocations Ireland

    $290,000 through December 2018

    to build organizational capacity and support key programs to nurture vocations to consecrated religious life among women in Ireland. http://www.vocationsireland.com

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: November 2015
  3. Communicators for Women Religious

    $1,500,000 through December 2018

    to implement a strategic plan to strengthen the capacity of the organization so that it serves as a communications hub and primary media source related to Catholic Sisters' mission and image. http://c4wr.org

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: November 2015
  4. Our Savior Parish and USC Caruso Catholic Center

    $500,000 through July 2018

    to pilot a model of campus ministry emphasizing engagement with Catholic sisters on two college campuses, USC and UCLA. http://catholictrojan.org

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: November 2015
  5. Association of Consecrated Women in Eastern and Central Africa

    $300,000 through December 2018

    to strengthen ACWECA's capacity in order to increase its impact on the leadership of sisters across nine countries in Africa. http://www.acwecainternatioinal.org

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: November 2015
  6. Society for the Propagation of the Faith

    $450,000 through August 2017

    to support two initiatives of the Pontifical Mission Societies: 1) to help launch the Missio digital fundraising platform; and 2) to pilot an Agri-MBA program in two African countries (Kenya, Uganda) enrolling 20 sisters. http://www.propfaith.net

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: August 2015
  7. A Nun's Life Ministry

    $900,000 through December 2018

    to continue to expand A Nun's Life's social media engagement with young women, and to advance the capacity of sisters and other advocates of religious life to use social networking in support of vocations to religious life. http://www.anunslife.org

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: August 2015
  8. Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland

    $300,000 through August 2017

    to support the Generative Spirit program of the Collaboration for Ministry Initiative to build the intergenerational capacity among women religious. http://www.socfcleveland.org

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: August 2015
  9. Catholic Health Association of India

    $875,000 through March 2019

    to engage 45 congregations working in health care across India as part of a strategic planning process; operationalize a "hub and spoke" referral model in nine states; and train 230 sister nurses as "Community Health Activists." http://www.chai-india.org

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: August 2015
  10. Duquesne University of the Holy Spirit

    $390,000 through December 2018

    to develop a manual to support the use of the Life Satisfaction Scale for Apostolic Women Religious (LSSAWR) and to translate the instrument and manual into Spanish. http://www.duq.edu

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: August 2015
  11. Laboure Society

    $2,000,000 through December 2016

    to help men and women aspiring to a vocation to consecrated religious life or the priesthood to gain the skills to raise funds necessary to resolve education loan debt. http://www.labouresociety.org

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: August 2015
  12. Marywood University

    $8,500,000 through February 2019

    to implement Phase IV of the Sisters Leadership Development Initiative through which over 3,400 sisters serving in ten African countries will have opportunities to develop core competencies in the areas of technology, management, and mentoring. http://www.marywood.edu

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: August 2015
  13. University of Southern California

    $105,000 through May 2016

    to provide planning and logistical support for the Catholic Sisters Initiative convening in November 2015. http://www.usc.edu

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: May 2015
  14. Zambia Association of Sisterhoods

    $375,000 through May 2018

    to build organizational capacity through the implementation of a strategic plan and to develop a "trainer of trainers" program that enables sisters to advance United Nations Sustainable Development Goals more effectively. http://www.asec-sldi.net

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: May 2015
  15. Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet

    $830,000 through June 2019

    to help the US Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph develop and pilot a program to help congregations cultivate more welcoming and hospitable environments for new sisters and candidates to religious life from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds. http://www.csjalbany.org

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: May 2015
  16. Communicators for Women Religious

    $70,000 through November 2015

    to develop a strategic plan that will grow the capacity of the Communicators for Women Religious. http://c4wr.org

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: December 2014
  17. Sisters of Mercy of the Americas

    $1,000,000 through May 2019

    to support key programs and build organizational capacity of the inter-congregational Leadership Collaborative to prepare young sisters for leadership positions. http://www.sistersofmercy.org

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: November 2014
  18. African Sisters Education Collaborative

    $575,000 through November 2019

    to support the implementation of a development plan over the next three years. http://www.asec-sldi.org

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: November 2014
  19. Medicines for Humanity, Inc.

    $400,000 through December 2017

    to build the capacity of Catholic sisters in Haiti to deliver and manage effective maternal and child health services. http://www.medicinesforhumanity.org

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: November 2014
  20. Anderson Robbins Research LLC

    $300,000 through December 2015

    to conduct market research regarding perceptions of Catholic sisters. http://www.andersonrobbins.com

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: November 2014