Grants

Our Grantmaking in 2018

  • Total

    $19,244,000

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

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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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  • 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

    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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  • Priority Area

    Catholic Education

    $650,000

    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

    $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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  • Priority Area

    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.

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. CollegeSpring, Inc.

    $50,000 through September 2018

    to increase the vitality of Catholic schools through the implementation of a "college readiness" program for 2,500 students in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. http://www.collegespring.org

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: October 2017
  5. Cristo Rey Network

    $750,000 through August 2020

    to advance the mission of the Cristo Rey Network by expanding the program in three low-income locales and conducting feasibility studies in 13 states to determine the possibility of expansion. https://www.cristoreynetwork.org

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: August 2017
  6. Sagamore Institute - Catholic Education Partners

    $185,000 through April 2018

    to provide start up costs for Catholic Education Partners, a national organization focused on advocacy for and implementation of private school choice for parents interested in sending their children to Catholic schools. http://www.sagamoreinstitute.org

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: May 2017