Our Grantmaking in 2017

  • Catholic Sisters

  • Foster Youth

  • Homelessness

  • Substance Use Prevention

  • Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS

  • Avoidable Blindness

  • Safe Water

  • Catholic Education

  • Disaster Relief & Recovery

  • Hospitality

  • Multiple Sclerosis

  • Other

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. WaterAid America, Inc.

    $100,000 through March 2018

    to create a water quality module for decision-making and action.

    Safe Water International Awarded: February 2017
  2. Juvenile Law Center

    $200,000 through January 2019

    to support implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act in New York City.

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: January 2017
  3. Institute for Global Engagement

    $160,000 through February 2019

    to provide support for four sisters in a cohort of eight women of faith to assume greater leadership roles and influence decision making in global affairs, with an emphasis in areas where women are most affected yet have the least influence.

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: January 2017
  4. United Way

    $200,000 through January 2018

    to coordinate support for public education around ending homelessness with fellow philanthropic partners through the Home For Good Funders Collaborative.

    Homelessness USA Awarded: January 2017

    $3,000,000 through June 2022

    to provide an investment in the Just In Reach Pay For Success program, a partnership with the Los Angeles County Health Agency to connect frequent users of the homeless system and Los Angeles County Jail with permanent supportive housing.

    Homelessness USA Awarded: November 2016
  6. IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre

    $1,000,000 through March 2018

    to create the foundation for an ambitious learning and collective action initiative that will catalyze development of Sustainable Development Goal 6 in Burkina Faso, Niger, and Uganda.

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2016
  7. Casa Pacifica Centers for Children & Families

    $900,000 through December 2021

    to support the Building New Foundations of Hope capital campaign ($750,000 offered as a Program-Related Investment, and $150,000 offered as a grant).

    USA Awarded: November 2016
  8. Wild Salmon Center

    $700,000 through November 2017

    to support the North Pacific Salmon Stronghold Initiative ($500,000) and to provide general operating support ($200,000).

    International Awarded: November 2016
  9. Catholic Education Foundation

    $1,000,000 through August 2021

    to support tuition assistance for low-income students attending Catholic schools within the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: November 2016
  10. Conrad N. Hilton Fund for Sisters

    $500,000 through December 2018

    to establish a special fund within the Conrad N. Hilton Fund for Sisters to augment its support of canonical leadership conferences globally.

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: November 2016
  11. Saint Leo University

    $420,000 through December 2019

    to develop and pilot an online certificate-granting program for SLDI alumnae and other Catholic sisters in Africa.

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: November 2016
  12. University of California, San Francisco

    $900,000 through November 2019

    to continue development of the Bioscreen, a precision medicine disease management tool for those with Multiple Sclerosis.

    Multiple Sclerosis USA Awarded: November 2016
  13. John Burton Advocates for Youth

    $600,000 through December 2018

    to strengthen the high school to college transition process for foster youth in Los Angeles County.

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2016
  14. Stanford University

    $435,000 through March 2018

    to facilitate the design of a monitoring, evaluation, and learning framework and theory of change for the Foundation's new Safe Water strategy.

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2016
  15. Brilliant Corners

    $1,200,000 through December 2018

    to support capacity-building and strategic planning to ensure the continued expansion and implementation of Los Angeles County's Flexible Housing Subsidy Pool.

    Homelessness USA Awarded: November 2016
  16. Catholic Theological Union at Chicago

    $360,000 through December 2019

    to support the development and implementation of a 30-month curriculum designed to prepare and accompany of core team from 25 religious communities to serve as the catalyst and resource to guide their communities through practices around interculturality.

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: November 2016
  17. The Addiction Medicine Foundation

    $1,000,000 through December 2018

    to continue efforts to increase the number of physicians trained in prevention and early intervention and addiction medicine.

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: November 2016
  18. School-Based Health Alliance

    $1,000,000 through December 2018

    to support a second phase of work to implement youth SBIRT in school-based health clinics.

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: November 2016
  19. Helen Keller International

    $5,975,000 through February 2020

    for the elimination of trachoma in Mali and Niger.

    Avoidable Blindness International Awarded: November 2016
  20. Alliance for Open Society International Inc.

    $500,000 through December 2018

    to support the Global Partnership for Education's efforts to establish the Better Early Learning and Development at Scale Initiative.

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: November 2016