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. Front Steps, Inc.

    $100,000 through November 2019

    For general operating support. http://frontsteps.org

    USA Awarded: November 2018
  2. Downtown Women's Center

    $570,000 through November 2020

    To support the Downtown Women Center’s efforts to strengthen the capacity of the Domestic Violence and Homeless Services Coalition and effect systems change towards better serving the need of domestic violence survivors experiencing homelessness. http://www.dwcweb.org

    Homelessness USA Awarded: November 2018
  3. The Greater New Orleans Foundation

    $150,000 through October 2020

    To support leadership development training for local hospitality organizations. http://www.gnof.org

    Hospitality Workforce Development USA Awarded: November 2018
  4. Cornell University

    $250,000 through October 2020

    To support data integration and research on transition age youth in New York City. http://www.cornell.edu

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2018
  5. Vera Institute of Justice Inc.

    $250,000 through October 2020

    To decrease incarceration of girls in New York City and to provide technical assistance to Los Angeles County’s Office of Youth Diversion and Development’s initiative. http://www.vera.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2018
  6. WaterAid America, Inc.

    $100,000 through March 2020

    To test a new handpump riser pipe technology to improve quality of water services in Uganda. http://www.wateraidamerica.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2018
  7. St. Vincent's Services, Inc.

    $200,000 through October 2020

    To support the Pathways to College Program serving middle and high school students in foster care. https://hsvsnyc.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2018
  8. One Degree

    $175,000 through October 2021

    To empower transition age youth of LA County to easily find and access services and benefits that enable them to achieve social and economic mobility. https://www.1degree.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2018
  9. Special Service for Groups, Inc.

    $400,000 through March 2020

    To support the organization’s capacity building efforts to further leverage increased local public resources to end chronic homelessness. http://www.ssg.org

    Homelessness USA Awarded: October 2018
  10. United Nations Development Programme

    $300,000 through October 2019

    To support the Connecting Business Initiative, which engages the private sector in global disaster response, recovery, and resiliency. http://www.undp.org

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: October 2018
  11. Skid Row Housing Trust

    $400,000 through October 2019

    To support the organization’s capacity building efforts around staff and technology to leverage new government funding opportunities toward ending homelessness. http://www.skidrow.org

    Homelessness USA Awarded: October 2018
  12. St. Joseph Center

    $350,000 through November 2019

    To support the organization’s capacity building efforts to further leverage increased local public resources to end chronic homelessness. http://www.stjosephctr.org

    Homelessness USA Awarded: October 2018
  13. Project Concern International

    $300,000 through April 2020

    To strengthen field research to test the integration of early childhood development as part of an infant and young child feeding program in Tanzania. http://www.pciglobal.org

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: October 2018
  14. McShin Foundation

    $400,000 through November 2020

    For general operating support to provide community organizing training and technical assistance to local community groups. http://mcshin.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: October 2018
  15. New Yorkers for Children, Inc.

    $350,000 through October 2019

    To implement the Home Away from Home initiative to improve the capacity of foster care agencies in New York City to recruit, retain and support foster parents to enhance the well-being of older youth in foster care. https://www.newyorkersforchildren.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: October 2018
  16. Foundation for Louisiana

    $100,000 through October 2019

    To support the NOYA Youth Leadership Fellowship program in New Orleans to prepare young people to assume leadership roles in the design of systems, programs and initiatives impacting youth. http://www.foundationforlouisiana.org

    Hospitality Workforce Development USA Awarded: October 2018
  17. 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
  18. Spring Impact Incorporated

    $242,000 through January 2020

    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
  19. 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
  20. 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