Grants

Our Grantmaking in 2018

  • Total

    $33,013,000

    Click on the diagram sections for information specific to each of our priority areas listed below.

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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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  • Priority Area

    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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  • Priority Area

    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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  • Priority Area

    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.

  1. First Star Inc.

    $450,000 through November 2019

    to support the First Star Bruin Scholars Academy in Los Angeles and the CUNY Staten Island Academy in New York. http://www.firststar.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2017
  2. University of Witwatersrand

    $250,000 through November 2018

    to develop an early childhood development tracking and accountability mechanism linked to Countdown 2030.

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: November 2017
  3. Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities

    $346,000 through November 2018

    to provide support for the dissemination of the national working group’s market research study on U.S. parents’ perceptions of Catholic schools to superintendents, bishops, and principals. http://www.fadica.org

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: November 2017
  4. Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation

    $40,000 through November 2018

    to support the development of goals and a strategic plan for the L.A. Opportunity Youth Collaborative in close collaboration with the Alliance for Children’s Rights. http://www.lachamber.com

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2017
  5. Ocean Park Community Center

    $810,000 through December 2020

    to partner with West Los Angeles hospitals to provide permanent supportive housing to frequent utilizers of emergency and inpatient services who are experiencing chronic homelessness. www.opcc.org

    Homelessness USA Awarded: November 2017
  6. Catholic Schools Collaborative

    $630,000 through June 2019

    to provide support for STEM parental engagement programs and provide principals with the training they need to be more effective fiscal managers in a cluster of 15 of the Archdiocese’s most underserved schools. csclosangeles.org

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: November 2017
  7. Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

    $2,700,000 through December 2020

    to scale up early childhood services through the health system in the Tabora region of Tanzania. www.pedaids.org

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: November 2017
  8. Millennium Water Alliance

    $1,500,000 through March 2019

    to lay the foundation for a long-term district based program for sustainable WASH services in Ethiopia. www.mwawater.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2017
  9. Georgetown University

    $990,000 through December 2019

    to continue the development of a platform for cross-sector collaboration to build the capacity and advance the leadership profile of Catholic sisters and the impact of their ministries in Africa. www.georgetown.edu

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: November 2017
  10. Child Trends, Incorporated

    $1,500,000 through November 2020

    to serve as the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning partner for the Foster Youth Strategic Initiative. www.childtrends.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2017
  11. Mothers2Mothers International Inc.

    $1,200,000 through December 2020

    to integrate Early Childhood Development within a peer support model for HIV-affected women in Malawi. www.m2m.org

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: November 2017
  12. Children's Village, Inc.

    $1,500,000 through November 2020

    to support the Families Supporting Teens (FaST) program, including the continuation of direct support for families; training and support for foster parents to help students succeed in school; and an Advocacy Fellow to advocate for foster care issues. www.childrensvillage.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2017
  13. Ministry Leadership Center

    $650,000 through December 2019

    to develop an evaluation and measurement model for formation programs in conjunction with Cornell University and Ascension Health. www.ministryleadership.net

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: November 2017
  14. International Development Enterprises

    $500,000 through November 2019

    to test the market for a new water filtration technology in Northern Ghana. https://www.ideglobal.org/

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2017
  15. Seton Education Partners

    $1,000,000 through July 2020

    to increase the operational vitality of Catholic schools by accessing available public funding in private school choice states (through tax credit scholarships and vouchers) to convert Catholic schools to a blended learning model. http://www.setonpartners.org

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: November 2017
  16. Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority

    $600,000 through November 2019

    to support LAHSA in scaling up efforts to end homelessness in Los Angeles by expanding its own operational capacity and enhancing the service delivery of its provider partners. http://www.lahsa.org

    Homelessness USA Awarded: November 2017
  17. Genesis LA Economic Growth Corporation

    $750,000 through December 2027

    A Program Related Investment to support privately financed development of cost-effective, small scale new affordable and permanent supportive housing. http://www.genesisla.org

    Homelessness USA Awarded: November 2017
  18. UCLA Center for World Health

    $2,595,000 through December 2020

    to assess and document the integration of Eearly Childhood Development services as part of HIV treatment services for women in Malawi through the UCLA Center for Health. http://www.worldhealth.med.ucla.edu

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: November 2017
  19. King Baudouin Foundation United States, Inc.

    $913,000 through December 2019

    to enable the World Health Organization to develop a framework and tools for early childhood development as part of health systems. http://www.kbfus.org

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: November 2017
  20. Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland

    $750,000 through December 2020

    to build intergenerational capacity and cultural competence among Catholic sisters in the United States through the Collaboration for Ministry Initiative. http://www.socfcleveland.org

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: November 2017