Grants

Our Grantmaking in 2019

  • Total

    $25,135,000 through March 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

    $7,500,000

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

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  • Program Area

    Catholic Education

    0

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

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  • Program Area

    Substance Use Prevention

    $3,200,000

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

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  • Program 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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  • 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

    Hospitality

    $2,050,000

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

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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

    Homelessness

    0

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

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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

    Foster Youth

    $3,385,000

    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. Los Angeles Training Consortium

    $28,500 through September 2019

    To support a two-day training conference for parents/caregivers of transition age youth. http://www.latconline.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: October 2018
  2. LA Voice

    $418,000 through September 2020

    To provide outreach and support to faith based institution interested in affordable and supportive housing development on their property. https://www.lavoice.org

    Homelessness USA Awarded: October 2018
  3. Spring Impact Incorporated

    $242,000 through October 2019

    To summarize learning to date from district level programming to support the growth and development of young children in Africa and other low and middle income settings. https://www.springimpact.org

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: October 2018
  4. National Skills Coalition

    $355,000 through September 2020

    To convene Louisiana Foundation grantees for a skills policy academy and produce a research project on policies that support employer-based upskilling. https://www.nationalskillscoalition.org

    Hospitality Workforce Development USA Awarded: October 2018
  5. Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

    $5,000 through September 2019

    To support the 2018 Harvard Humanitarian Action Summit.

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: September 2018
  6. Advocates for Human Potential

    $50,000 through January 2019

    To support the North American Cannabis Summit and promote awareness of health equity and social justice issues related to cannabis legislation. http://ahpnet.com

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: September 2018
  7. Troy Andrews Foundation

    $220,000 through September 2021

    To preserve the unique cultural heritage of New Orleans by establishing career pathways for youth in the cultural sector. https://www.tromboneshortyfoundation.org

    Hospitality Workforce Development USA Awarded: September 2018
  8. United Way

    $225,000 through September 2019

    To support the strategic expansion of Home For Good's communications and engagement efforts to end homelessness through strengthening partnerships and the depth of systems connections. http://www.unitedwayla.org

    Homelessness USA Awarded: September 2018
  9. Advocates for Children of NY, Inc.

    $50,000 through September 2019

    To enhance educational outcomes for foster youth in New York City through increased coordination between agencies. www.advocatesforchildren.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: September 2018
  10. FSG, Inc.

    $10,000 through September 2019

    To support the implementation of three-day conference for leaders of backbone teams from collective impact initiatives by the Collective Impact Forum. http://www.fsg.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: September 2018
  11. StoryCorps, Inc.

    $45,000 through September 2019

    To elevate the narratives of individuals affected by the foster care system through multiple channels. http://www.storycorps.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: September 2018
  12. Cardinal's Foundation for Distance Learning

    $25,000 through September 2019

    To support distance learning in rural, poor and disadvantaged communities, beginning with the Archdiocese of Cape Coast. http://cardinalturksonfund.org/?page_id=41

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: September 2018
  13. California Institute of Technology

    $100,000 through August 2019

    To support the Community Seismic Network until its integration into the regional early earthquake warning system in 2020. http://www.caltech.edu

    Disaster Relief & Recovery USA Awarded: August 2018
  14. New Venture Fund

    $50,000 through July 2021

    To provide core support to advance the translation and implementation of the developmental science of adolescence by the Center for the Developing Adolescent. http://www.newventurefund.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: August 2018
  15. New Venture Fund

    $50,000 through July 2021

    To provide core support to advance the communication and translation of the developmental science of adolescence and to distill a set of actionable insights aimed at applying these insights to specific areas of practice and policy. http://www.newventurefund.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: August 2018
  16. Center for Law and Social Policy

    $250,000 through August 2020

    To provide expertise on federal policies that affect youth workforce participation and support Foundation grantees by providing technical assistance and opportunities to engage in CLASP's peer learning community. https://www.clasp.org

    Hospitality Workforce Development USA Awarded: August 2018
  17. Youth Empowerment Project

    $200,000 through September 2020

    To build YEP's employer engagement strategy with an emphasis on the hospitality industry, while leveraging existing partnerships with other youth-serving organizations. http://youthempowermentproject.org/

    Hospitality Workforce Development USA Awarded: August 2018
  18. New Venture Fund

    $50,000 through July 2021

    To provide core support to advance the translation and implementation of the developmental science of adolescence by the Center for the Developing Adolescent. http://www.newventurefund.org

    Hospitality Workforce Development USA Awarded: August 2018
  19. Envicom Corporation

    $21,000 through September 2019

    To provide geospatial support services for clean water in the district-based program of Asutifi North, Ghana. http://www.envicomcorporation.com

    Safe Water International Awarded: August 2018
  20. Counseling Partners of Los Angeles

    $17,500 through August 2019

    For the Doheny Foundation/Hilton Foundation/Counseling Partners of Los Angeles mental health initiative for 15 Catholic schools serving children in low income areas in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. http://www.counselingpartnersofla.org

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: August 2018