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. Millennium Water Alliance

    $7,500,000 through March 2024

    To launch a collective impact initiative for achieving safe water coverage across three woredas in Ethiopia. https://www.mwawater.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: March 2019
  2. Catholic Relief Services

    $1,500,000 through March 2022

    To implement WASH services for schools and healthcare facilities in Banfora, Burkina Faso. http://www.crs.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: March 2019
  3. School-Based Health Alliance

    $1,000,000 through September 2021

    To conduct a final phase of SBIRT training, technical assistance and evaluation in school-based health clinics. http://www.sbh4all.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: March 2019
  4. Seattle Childrens Hospital

    $700,000 through November 2021

    To evaluate SBIRT in middle schools in King County as part of its Best Starts for Kids Initiative. http://www.seattlechildrens.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: March 2019
  5. Marywood University

    $7,500,000 through March 2022

    To expand the Sisters Leadership Development Initiative (SLDI) current work in the ten focus countries in Africa. http://www.marywood.edu

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: March 2019
  6. PATH

    $50,000 through May 2019

    to extend the evaluation of the Safistation to inform a market-entry and commercialization strategy. http://www.path.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: February 2019
  7. Global Impact

    $500,000 through February 2020

    to support the Prize Laureates Fellows program and the backbone coordination functions for the Hilton Prize Coalition. http://www.charity.org

    International Awarded: February 2019
  8. GIVEN Institute Inc.

    $40,000 through February 2020

    to support the 2019 GIVEN Catholic Young Women's Leadership Forum. http://www.givenforum.org

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: February 2019
  9. Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious

    $50,000 through February 2020

    to support a planning grant for CMSWR members. http://www.cmswr.org

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: February 2019
  10. Housing California

    $300,000 through February 2021

    to support the development of a coordinated, cross-sector policy effort aimed at increasing state funding for permanent supportive housing for chronically homeless individuals in California. http://www.housingca.org

    Homelessness USA Awarded: February 2019
  11. National Black Sisters Conference

    $40,000 through February 2020

    to support strategic planning and capacity building. https://www.nbsc68.com

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: February 2019
  12. California Community Foundation

    $500,000 through February 2020

    to support implementation of youth SBIRT in school health clinics and provide training and technical assistance to improve access to youth SUD services in South Los Angeles. http://www.calfund.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: February 2019
  13. Catholic Education Partners Foundation

    $475,000 through February 2021

    to provide sunset grant funding for a national program focused advocating for private school choice for Catholic schools. https://catholicedpartners.org

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: February 2019
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. National Public Radio, Inc.

    $250,000 through February 2020

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

    USA Awarded: February 2019
  17. 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
  18. International Council of Voluntary Agencies (ICVA)

    $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
  19. 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
  20. Nola Business Alliance

    $200,000 through December 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