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. Center for Disaster Philanthropy

    $250,000 through December 2013

    for general operating support to help grow the capacity of the Center for Disaster Philanthropy to provide resources that promote more informed and responsible donor giving decisions. http://www.disasterphilanthropy.org

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: December 2012
  2. Mercy Corps

    $250,000 through June 2013

    To enhance food security, economic resilience, and economic recovery for 1800 vulnerable households in the Tillaberi region of Niger. The activities will include cash-for-work, distribution of goats to female heads of households and cash crop production. https://www.mercycorps.org

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: May 2012
  3. Catholic Relief Services

    $250,000 through May 2013

    to mitigate immediate food insecurity and degradation of beneficiaries' land through cash for work activities benefitting 2081 of the most vulnerable rural households in Niger's Ouallam and Tillaberi areas. http://www.crs.org

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: May 2012
  4. Oxfam America

    $250,000 through November 2011

    to support WASH and agriculture livelihood activities in flood-affected Pakistan. http://www.oxfamamerica.org

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: November 2010
  5. American National Red Cross, Los Angeles Region

    $500,000 through June 2012

    to help implement Phase Two of a Catastrophic Disaster Plan that builds the capacity of the region and facilitates earthquake or other major disaster response. www.redcrossla.org

    Disaster Relief & Recovery USA Awarded: November 2010
  6. Oxfam America

    $150,000 through October 2011

    to support emergency WASH activities in flood-affected areas of Pakistan. http://www.oxfamamerica.org

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: October 2010
  7. Merlin USA

    $150,000 through October 2011

    for emergency relief to support malaria treatment and prevention activities in flood-affected areas of Pakistan. www.merlinusa.org

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: October 2010
  8. Global Fund for Children

    $275,000 through September 2013

    to help facilitate post-earthquake recovery efforts in Haiti for vulnerable children, including orphans and children affected by AIDS. www.globalfundforchildren.org

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: August 2010
  9. Partners In Health

    $300,000 through September 2012

    to support post-earthquake recovery efforts in Haiti for vulnerable children. www.pih.org

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: August 2010
  10. International Medical Corps

    $100,000 through August 2011

    to support emergency medical relief and health related services to flood affected people in Pakistan. https://internationalmedicalcorps.org/

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: August 2010
  11. BRAC USA Inc.

    $100,000 through August 2011

    to provide emergency disaster relief to flood victims in Pakistan with a focus on WASH activities. http://www.bracusa.org

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: August 2010
  12. International Medical Corps

    $25,000 through February 2011

    for relief and recovery efforts in Haiti in response to the earthquake on January 12, 2010. https://internationalmedicalcorps.org/

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: February 2010
  13. Catholic Relief Services

    $148,000 through March 2011

    to support the water and sanitation needs of earthquake-affected people in Haiti. http://www.crs.org

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: February 2010
  14. William J. Clinton Foundation

    $77,000 through February 2011

    for the Haiti Relief Fund. Funds are earmarked toward the cost of transporting a donated Cirque du Soleil tent to Port of Miami to be used by the Haitian government in addressing the earthquake-affected country's temporary infrastructure needs. http://www.clintonfoundation.org

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: February 2010
  15. Partners In Health

    $250,000 through January 2011

    to provide emergency relief as a result of the Haiti earthquake. www.pih.org

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: January 2010