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. Outreach Concern Incorporated

    $17,500 through August 2019

    For the Doheny Foundation/Hilton Foundation/Outreach Concerns mental health initiative for 17 Catholic schools serving children in low income areas in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. http://outreachconcern.org

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: August 2018
  2. Medicines for Humanity, Inc.

    $740,000 through September 2021

    To provide capacity building support to strengthen the Catholic sisters' work force and improve community level programs targeting vulnerable children. http://www.medicinesforhumanity.org

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: August 2018
  3. Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate

    $725,000 through August 2020

    To support research projects and the continuation of the Visiting Scholars Program. http://cara.georgetown.edu/

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: August 2018
  4. Theirworld

    $1,000,000 through August 2020

    To support global advocacy efforts for increased early childhood development financing, including a targeted effort in Kenya. http://www.theirworld.org

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: August 2018
  5. The Children's Aid Society

    $900,000 through August 2021

    To support caregiver recruitment and services for teens in foster care, and advocacy for transition age foster youth in New York City. http://www.childrensaidsociety.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: August 2018
  6. ChildFund International USA

    $2,000,000 through July 2021

    To expand group parenting models and improve the quality of early learning in Kenya and Zambia. http://www.childfund.org

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: August 2018
  7. Good Shepherd Services

    $1,095,000 through August 2021

    To support the Stepping Stones to Success program, which creates career and college opportunities for transition age foster youth in New York City. www.goodshepherds.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: August 2018
  8. Brilliant Corners

    $1,000,000 through August 2020

    To support the planning, evaluation, and capacity needs associated with the operational merger and expansion of three divisions of the Los Angeles County Health Agency as they align, leverage and coordinate efforts to end homelessness. http://www.brilliantcorners.org

    Homelessness USA Awarded: August 2018
  9. University of Notre Dame

    $1,100,000 through August 2021

    To support educational access and success for vulnerable students enrolled in Catholic schools. http://www.nd.edu

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: August 2018
  10. Public Counsel

    $675,000 through August 2021

    To support individual legal assistance and systems advocacy to improve outcomes for youth in Los Angeles County foster care. http://www.publiccounsel.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: August 2018
  11. Alliance for School Choice Inc.

    $1,100,000 through September 2021

    To support programs which create opportunities for disadvantaged students to attend Catholic schools. http://www.allianceforschoolchoice.org

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: August 2018
  12. Stanford University

    $1,684,000 through August 2021

    To test and assess promising strategies for improving WASH services grounded in empirical evidence. https://www.stanford.edu

    Safe Water International Awarded: August 2018
  13. Friends of the Children - National Office

    $1,750,000 through August 2021

    To support the No Matter What: Professional Mentoring Project for Children of Transition Age Foster Youth. https://friendsofthechildren.org/

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: August 2018
  14. WaterAid America, Inc.

    $100,000 through January 2019

    To build on lessons and plan for the next phase of WASH in health care facilities program in Mali. http://www.wateraidamerica.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: July 2018
  15. Social Venture Partners Los Angeles, Inc.

    $40,000 through July 2019

    To accelerate the growth and impact of a small cohort of systems change initiatives focused on homelessness in Los Angeles County. https://www.svpla.org

    Homelessness USA Awarded: July 2018
  16. The Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia

    $50,000 through July 2019

    To support the Women's Leadership Symposium at the Vatican's World Meeting of Families in order to amplify the work of Catholic sisters as leaders in human development. https://www.catholicfoundationphila.org

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: July 2018
  17. Social Venture Partners Los Angeles, Inc.

    $40,000 through July 2019

    To accelerate the growth and impact of a small cohort of systems change initiatives focused on foster youth in Los Angeles County. https://www.svpla.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: July 2018
  18. Philanthropy Northwest

    $5,000 through July 2019

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

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: July 2018
  19. UC Berkeley School of Social Welfare

    $500,000 through July 2021

    To support a regional analysis of data on Los Angeles County transition age foster youth through the California Child Welfare Indicators Project. https://socialwelfare.berkeley.edu

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: July 2018
  20. Community Initiatives

    $30,000 through July 2019

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

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: July 2018