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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Priority Area

    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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  • Priority Area

    Homelessness

    $2,000,000

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

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  • Priority Area

    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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  • Priority Area

    Catholic Education

    $2,850,000

    This amount represents our total giving for revitalizing Catholic schools serving low-income families.

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  • Priority Area

    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. 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. www.cefdn.org

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: November 2016
  2. Step Up for Students

    $550,000 through December 2018

    to expand private school choice in the state of Alabama, in partnership with the Archdiocese of Mobile, to include Catholic schools serving low-income students. http://www.stepupforstudents.org

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: August 2016
  3. Archdiocese of Los Angeles

    $1,500,000 through June 2019

    to support the development and implementation of a Dual Language Immersion (DLI) network of schools in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. www.la-archdiocese.org

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: May 2016
  4. Boston College Trustees

    $75,000 through January 2017

    to support Boston College's National Summit on Catholic Schools and Hispanic Families with the goal of informing policy and practice changes that will lead to more low-income Hispanic families choosing a high-quality Catholic education for their children. http://www.bc.edu

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: March 2016
  5. Step Up for Students

    $750,000 through March 2019

    to expand the reach of Florida's tax credit scholarship by creating a partnership with the Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops to advocate for legislation to increase scholarship amounts for middle and high school students. http://www.stepupforstudents.org

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: March 2016
  6. EdNavigator Inc.

    $550,000 through March 2018

    to provide low income families with access to professional education counsel to help them secure the best possible education available for their children, with an emphasis on enrollment in excellent Catholic schools www.ednavigator.com

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: March 2016