Grants

Our Grantmaking in 2018

  • Total

    $33,013,000

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  • Priority 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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    Substance Use Prevention

    $2,350,000

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

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    Avoidable Blindness

    $0

    This amount represents our total giving for preventing avoidable sight loss from cataracts and blinding trachoma.

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    Hospitality

    $1,500,000

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

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    Disaster Relief & Recovery

    $0

    This amount represents our total giving for supporting disaster preparedness, relief, and long-term recovery.

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    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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    Homelessness

    $2,000,000

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

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    Catholic Sisters

    $1,465,000

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

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    Catholic Education

    $2,850,000

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

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    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS

    $5,000,000

    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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    Foster Youth

    $6,595,000

    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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    Safe Water

    $11,253,000

    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. Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University

    $750,000 through January 2019

    to support the Women of Wisdom and Action Initiative (WWA) which provides graduate education in theology and on-the-ground networking for sisters across Asia. http://www.scu.edu/jst

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: November 2014
  2. Georgetown University

    $750,000 through November 2017

    to study and support cross-sector collaboration involving Catholic sisters serving in health care ministries in peri-urban slums in Accra, Ghana. www.georgetown.edu

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: November 2014
  3. Holy See

    $750,000 through February 2016

    to support initiatives of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life during the Year of Consecrated Life. http://w2.vatican.va

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: November 2014
  4. Loyola Institute for Ministry

    $900,000 through November 2017

    to provide sisters with graduate-level instruction in theology and communications through the Loyola Institute for Ministry and to help congregations produce digital media that effectively communicate their charisms. http://gps.loyno.edu/lim

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: November 2014
  5. Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities

    $40,000 through September 2015

    to support two projects that highlight the Year of Consecrated Life: 1) a cumulative study of the research and literature that has been published on Catholic Sisters, and 2) a panel presentation/symposium on the future of religious life. http://www.fadica.org

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: September 2014
  6. DePaul University

    $990,000 through May 2018

    to support sisters in East Africa through programs at the Center for Leadership and Management at Tangaza University College in Nairobi, Kenya. http://www.depaul.edu

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: August 2014
  7. Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious

    $1,350,000 through August 2017

    to utilize the unique opportunity of the Year of Consecrated Life to increase contacts and relationships with sisters and ultimately inspire more vocations to religious life. http://www.cmswr.org

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: August 2014
  8. Catholic Theological Union at Chicago

    $1,000,000 through August 2019

    to support key programs and build the capacity of Giving Voice, a peer-led organization that supports young sisters. http://www.ctu.edu

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: August 2014
  9. International Union of Superiors General

    $700,000 through August 2017

    to build the capacity of the UISG in its role of supporting the leadership of Superiors General internationally and strengthening the impact and influence of the network of Catholic sisters globally. www.uisg.org

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: August 2014
  10. African Sisters Education Collaborative

    $45,000 through August 2015

    to develop a sustainability plan for the African Sisters Education Collaborative. http://www.asec-sldi.org

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: August 2014
  11. Institute for Global Engagement

    $150,000 through August 2016

    to support two Sisters to participate in the Center for Women, Faith and Leadership Fellowship Program that equips women of faith to assume greater leadership and influence in global affairs. www.globalengage.org

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: August 2014
  12. Laboure Society

    $250,000 through August 2015

    to hire an Aspirant Program Administrator, upgrade technology and provide training and support materials for Aspirants. http://www.labouresociety.org

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: July 2014
  13. Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose

    $750,000 through May 2017

    to pilot the Sisters Leadership Development Initiative (SLDI) in Mexico. www.msjdominicans.org

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: May 2014
  14. National Religious Vocation Conference

    $2,000,000 through May 2017

    to build organizational capacity and enhance its programming for the upcoming Year of Consecrated Life (2015) and World Youth Day (2016). http://www.nrvc.net

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: May 2014
  15. Conrad N. Hilton Fund for Sisters

    $500,000 through June 2015

    to create a grants program exclusively for alumnae of the Sisters Leadership Development Initiative in Africa. www.hiltonfundforsisters.org

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: May 2014
  16. Support Our Aging Religious, Inc.

    $250,000 through July 2017

    to provide capacity building support for the organization to increase the effectiveness of serving aging religious across the United States. http://www.soar-usa.org

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: May 2014
  17. University of Southern California

    $2,500,000 through December 2018

    to design and implement a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Plan to assess the effectiveness of the Catholic Sisters Strategic Initiative and grantmaking activities. http://www.usc.edu

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: March 2014
  18. Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate

    $150,000 through November 2016

    to support research on Catholic Sisters in the United States. http://cara.georgetown.edu/

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: November 2013
  19. National Religious Vocation Conference

    $2,550,000 through November 2016

    to create a Fund for the Future of Religious Life to address student debt and other barriers for young people interested in entering religious life. http://www.nrvc.net

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: November 2013
  20. Catholic Volunteer Network

    $1,700,000 through November 2016

    to increase the number of sisters by increasing the number of women who volunteer with sisters. www.catholicvolunteernetwork.org

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: November 2013