Grants

Our Grantmaking in 2019

  • Total

    $44,095,000 through June 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 Sisters

    $12,750,000

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

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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

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS

    0

    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

    $8,415,000

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

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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

    Homelessness

    $550,000

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

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  • Program Area

    Foster Youth

    $4,730,000

    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

    $9,000,000

    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. National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors

    $300,000 through February 2021

    to develop and provide resources to state alcohol and other drug agencies to increase their knowledge and readiness to expand and/or enhance Early Intervention (EI) services. http://nasadad.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: February 2019
  2. Doctors for America

    $35,000 through February 2020

    for general operating support to continue education of physicians in addiction and SBIRT. http://www.drsforamerica.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: February 2019
  3. National Public Radio, Inc.

    $250,000 through February 2020

    for general operating support. http://www.npr.org

    USA Awarded: February 2019
  4. Rand Corporation

    $250,000 through January 2020

    to conduct a criminal justice diversion evaluation to help Los Angeles County’s Office of Diversion and Reentry determine the scale of supportive housing resources and clinical services needed to reduce the jail census for the population. http://www.rand.org

    Homelessness USA Awarded: January 2019
  5. International Council of Voluntary Agencies

    $50,000 through July 2020

    to support the 2019 Annual Conference and an online Humanitarian Learning Stream. https://www.icvanetwork.org

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: January 2019
  6. National Housing & Community Development Law Project

    $25,000 through December 2019

    To engage experts, advocates, and service providers through three convenings to discuss the challenges and opportunities in providing housing for people reentering from California prisons and jails. http://www.nhlp.org

    Homelessness USA Awarded: December 2018
  7. Ground Truth Solutions

    $100,000 through December 2019

    To support the Humanitarian Voice Index, an initiative to include the voice of affected people in humanitarian policy making. http://groundtruthsolutions.org

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: November 2018
  8. Kisumu Medical and Education Trust

    $200,000 through November 2020

    To support leadership and coordination with the Government of Siaya County, Kenya to scale early childhood development services.

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: November 2018
  9. YouthBuild USA, Inc.

    $112,000 through April 2019

    To support ongoing technical assistance regarding SBIRT implementation. http://www.youthbuild.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: November 2018
  10. The Mentor Foundation USA

    $185,000 through November 2019

    To conduct additional implementation and evaluation activities of youth led prevention strategies that include emphasis on social media. http://www.mentorfoundationusa.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: November 2018
  11. Raise a Child Incorporated

    $60,000 through December 2019

    To use technology to improve recruitment and retention of prospective parents, effectively identify and promote opportunities for the placement of TAY in caring families, and to contribute to overall TAY self-sufficiency. https://raiseachild.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2018
  12. Baptist Community Ministries

    $110,000 through December 2019

    To continue support for an Opportunity Youth Hospitality Pathways Fellow in New Orleans, with a specific emphasis on bridging existing and new local initiatives with new employers. http://www.bcm.org

    Hospitality Workforce Development USA Awarded: November 2018
  13. Juvenile Law Center

    $200,000 through November 2020

    To support advocacy and technical assistance work promoting the education success of youth in foster care in New York City. http://www.jlc.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2018
  14. Nola Business Alliance

    $200,000 through May 2019

    To adapt PerkUp, a financial wellness tool, to the needs of low-income hospitality workers in New Orleans. http://www.nolaba.org

    Hospitality Workforce Development USA Awarded: November 2018
  15. Jibu, L3C

    $250,000 through December 2019

    To develop a customer engagement program for a safe water franchise model in Uganda. https://jibuco.com

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2018
  16. The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation

    $100,000 through November 2019

    To pilot an apprenticeship program with the US Department of Labor in New Orleans, building off the current Restaurant Ready program. https://chooserestaurants.org

    Hospitality Workforce Development USA Awarded: November 2018
  17. Water4, Inc.

    $500,000 through December 2020

    To develop and implement a Safe Water Enterprise model in Wassa East, Ghana. https://water4.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2018
  18. International Union of Superiors General

    $1,000,000 through December 2021

    To support the education and training of sisters in interculturality, anti-human trafficking, canon law and theology. http://www.internationalunionsuperiorsgeneral.org

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: November 2018
  19. Indiana University

    $800,000 through June 2021

    To support a second cohort of congregations through the Advancing Mission fundraising and development program. https://www.iu.edu

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: November 2018
  20. Children's Law Center of California

    $1,050,000 through December 2021

    To expand the Crossover Advocacy and Resource Effort program that assists foster youth in Los Angeles who have become involved in the juvenile justice system. http://www.clccal.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2018