Grants

Our Grantmaking in 2018

  • Total

    $19,244,000

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  • Priority Area

    Homelessness

    $1,000,000

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

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    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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  • Priority Area

    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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    Catholic Sisters

    $0

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

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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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    Catholic Education

    $650,000

    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

    $2,000,000

    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

    $2,175,000

    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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  • Priority Area

    Safe Water

    $9,569,000

    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. New York Foundling Hospital

    $1,500,000 through August 2016

    for educational support for foster youth from 8th grade through college through the Road to Success Program. www.nyfoundling.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: August 2013
  2. Children Now

    $500,000 through August 2015

    to support advocacy efforts to increase services and funding for transition age foster youth in California. www.childrennow.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: August 2013
  3. The Aspen Institute, Inc.

    $1,300,000 through October 2016

    to support the Opportunity Youth Incentive Fund to enact systems improvement and alignment in Los Angeles County and New York City and achieve better outcomes for transition age youth. http://www.aspeninstitute.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: May 2013
  4. First Star Inc.

    $300,000 through May 2015

    to support the First Star Summer Academy at UCLA to introduce high school age foster youth to college. http://www.firststar.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: May 2013
  5. Fedcap Rehabilitation Services

    $750,000 through May 2015

    to support the creation and dissemination of PrepNOW! training for caregivers of transition age youth in New York City. www.fedcap.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: May 2013
  6. UC Santa Barbara Foundation

    $530,000 through June 2016

    to provide long-term support for the UCSB Guardian Scholars program that assists former foster youth. http://www.ia.ucsb.edu

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: February 2013
  7. Westat, Inc.

    $1,200,000 through June 2016

    to evaluate the Foundation's Foster Youth strategy. http://www.westat.com

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: February 2013
  8. Georgetown University

    $640,000 through September 2018

    to support implementation of the Crossover Youth Practice Model and system improvements in LA County and New York City. www.georgetown.edu

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: February 2013
  9. The Children's Aid Society

    $500,000 through December 2014

    to support the Teen Foster Care Program in New York City. http://www.childrensaidsociety.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: December 2012
  10. Child Welfare Initiative

    $400,000 through December 2014

    to implement changes in programs and practices that produce concrete and measurable improvements in the lives of children and families involved in Los Angeles child welfare systems. http://www.cwinitiative.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: December 2012
  11. United Friends of the Children

    $1,000,000 through December 2014

    to support the College Readiness Program, which helps foster youth graduate from high school fully prepared to succeed at a four-year university. http://www.unitedfriends.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: December 2012
  12. Public Counsel

    $650,000 through August 2014

    to provide legal services to transition age foster youth in Los Angeles with an emphasis on crossover and pregnant and parenting foster youth, and to advocate for system improvements. http://www.publiccounsel.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: August 2012
  13. The Alliance for Children's Rights

    $300,000 through August 2014

    to support innovative post-AB 12 (California Fostering Connections to Success Act) policies, practice models, and new resources and technology to support transition-age youth in Los Angeles. http://www.kids-alliance.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: August 2012
  14. University of Chicago

    $600,000 through August 2015

    to study the outcomes of the first cohorts of youth eligible for foster youth benefits through age 21 through the California Fostering Connections to Success Act (AB 12). http://www.uchicago.edu

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: August 2012
  15. The Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City

    $185,000 through June 2015

    to study a cohort of youth transitioning from the foster care and/or juvenile justice system in New York City. http://www1.nyc.gov

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: August 2012
  16. Inwood House

    $2,400,000 through August 2015

    to support two programs for pregnant and parenting New York City foster youth. www.inwoodhouse.com

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: August 2012
  17. Federation Employment and Guidance Service

    $400,000 through June 2014

    to provide education and employment services for foster youth and former foster youth in New York City. http://www.fegs.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: May 2012
  18. Campanile Foundation

    $400,000 through November 2013

    to strengthen the San Diego State Guardian Scholars Program by providing support for scholarships and program operations. www.sdsu.edu

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2011
  19. First Place for Youth

    $450,000 through November 2013

    to support First Place for Youth housing and wraparound support services for at-risk youth aging out of foster care in Los Angeles and to support an evaluation of its program replication and continued expansion. http://www.firstplaceforyouth.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2011
  20. Children's Law Center of California

    $300,000 through May 2013

    to support the California Fostering Connections to Success Implementation Project. www.clcla.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: May 2011