Grants

Our Grantmaking in 2018

  • Total

    $112,491,567 through December 2018

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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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    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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    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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    Homelessness

    $11,859,000

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

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    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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    Catholic Education

    $4,500,000

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

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    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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    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.

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  1. National Center for Youth Law

    $500,000 through November 2020

    to support FosterEd California in ensuring students in the Antelope Valley graduate high school with a full range of college and career opportunities. www.youthlaw.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2017
  2. Alliance for Children's Rights

    $1,200,000 through December 2019

    to support a network of critical services and advocacy for foster youth in Los Angeles with the goals of increasing graduation rates, college readiness, and employment. http://www.kids-alliance.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2017
  3. United Friends of the Children

    $1,500,000 through December 2020

    to support the College Readiness Program in Los Angeles County. http://www.unitedfriends.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2017
  4. John Burton Advocates for Youth

    $25,000 through September 2018

    to support the FAFSA Challenge campaign to increase utilization of financial aid among foster youth attending college. http://www.johnburtonfoundation.org/

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: October 2017
  5. Fund for Public Health in New York, Inc.

    $750,000 through August 2020

    to support the Adolescence Health Unit in increasing access to pregnancy prevention services for foster youth in NYC public high schools and agencies working with foster youth. http://www.fphnyc.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: August 2017
  6. Philanthropy Northwest

    $5,000 through July 2018

    to support the National Child Welfare Learning Network. https://www.philanthropynw.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: July 2017
  7. Community Initiatives

    $30,000 through July 2018

    to support California Child Welfare Co-Investment Partnership. http://communityin.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: July 2017
  8. Youth Policy Institute of Iowa

    $50,000 through July 2018

    to support the Youth Transition Funders Group Foster Care workgroup. http://www.ypii.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: July 2017
  9. Fostering Media Connections

    $150,000 through July 2019

    to support the Child Welfare Reporting Project in New York City and State. https://fosteringmediaconnections.org/

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: July 2017
  10. Frameworks Institute

    $500,000 through July 2019

    to conduct communications research and analysis to develop effective frames regarding transition age foster youth. http://www.frameworksinstitute.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: July 2017
  11. The Forum for Youth Investment

    $125,000 through June 2019

    to support advocacy on behalf of Opportunity Youth and foster youth populations. http://forumfyi.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: June 2017
  12. USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

    $825,000 through June 2020

    to support the Children's Data Network at the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work that will link key indicators on child welfare and health, specifically among older foster youth in Los Angeles. https://www.sowkweb.usc.edu

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: May 2017
  13. Graham-Windham

    $720,000 through August 2019

    to support the Graham Support Lead and Achieve Model (Graham SLAM) program to improve college and career pathways for foster youth in New York City. www.graham-windham.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: May 2017
  14. Children's Partnership

    $25,000 through March 2018

    to support #Hackfostercare Los Angeles, an event designed to spark engagement of the Los Angeles' technology sector in the problems faced by those in foster care. http://www.childrenspartnership.org/

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: March 2017
  15. Tides Center

    $50,000 through February 2018

    to support the Children's Action Network in their pursuit to raise awareness and bring a more positive tone to the dialogue around children and youth in foster care. http://www.tidescenter.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: February 2017
  16. Juvenile Law Center

    $200,000 through January 2019

    to support implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act in New York City. http://www.jlc.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: January 2017
  17. John Burton Advocates for Youth

    $600,000 through December 2018

    to strengthen the high school to college transition process for foster youth in Los Angeles County. http://www.johnburtonfoundation.org/

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2016
  18. New York Foundling Hospital

    $1,000,000 through December 2018

    for educational support for foster youth from 8th grade through college through the Road to Success Program. www.nyfoundling.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2016
  19. National Center for Youth Law

    $1,600,000 through December 2018

    to support the development of a collective impact campaign that will increase access to reproductive and sexual health care, and information to significantly reduce the number of unwanted pregnancies among foster youth in Los Angeles County. www.youthlaw.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2016
  20. The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy

    $750,000 through April 2020

    to build the capacity of community colleges to address unintended pregnancy among youth transitioning out of foster care in Los Angeles and New York. http://www.thenationalcampaign.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: August 2016