Grants

Our Grantmaking in 2018

  • Total

    $19,244,000

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  • Priority Area

    Homelessness

    $1,000,000

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

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    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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    Avoidable Blindness

    $0

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

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    Catholic Sisters

    $0

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

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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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    Catholic Education

    $650,000

    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

    $2,000,000

    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

    $2,175,000

    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

    $9,569,000

    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. Catholic Health Association of India

    $875,000 through September 2018

    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
  2. 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. www.propfaith.net

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: August 2015
  3. 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. www.anunslife.org

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: August 2015
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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/zam0021/aboutus.html

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: May 2015
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University

    $750,000 through January 2019

    to support the Women of Wisdom and Action Initiative (WWA) which provides graduate education in theology and on-the-ground networking for sisters across Asia. http://www.scu.edu/jst

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: November 2014
  12. African Sisters Education Collaborative

    $575,000 through November 2019

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

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: November 2014
  13. Georgetown University

    $750,000 through November 2017

    to study and support cross-sector collaboration involving Catholic sisters serving in health care ministries in peri-urban slums in Accra, Ghana. www.georgetown.edu

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: November 2014
  14. Sisters of Mercy of the Americas

    $1,000,000 through November 2017

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

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: November 2014
  15. Medicines for Humanity

    $400,000 through December 2017

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

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: November 2014
  16. Holy See

    $750,000 through February 2016

    to support initiatives of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life during the Year of Consecrated Life. http://w2.vatican.va/

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: November 2014
  17. Loyola Institute for Ministry

    $900,000 through November 2017

    to provide sisters with graduate-level instruction in theology and communications through the Loyola Institute for Ministry and to help congregations produce digital media that effectively communicate their charisms. http://gps.loyno.edu/lim

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: November 2014
  18. Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities

    $40,000 through September 2015

    to support two projects that highlight the Year of Consecrated Life: 1) a cumulative study of the research and literature that has been published on Catholic Sisters, and 2) a panel presentation/symposium on the future of religious life. http://www.fadica.org

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: September 2014
  19. DePaul University

    $990,000 through May 2018

    to support sisters in East Africa through programs at the Center for Leadership and Management at Tangaza University College in Nairobi, Kenya. www.depaul.edu

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: August 2014
  20. Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious

    $1,350,000 through August 2017

    to utilize the unique opportunity of the Year of Consecrated Life to increase contacts and relationships with sisters and ultimately inspire more vocations to religious life. http://www.cmswr.org

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: August 2014