Grants

Our Grantmaking in 2019

  • Total

    $44,095,000 through June 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 Sisters

    $12,750,000

    This amount represents our total giving for building a global Catholic sisterhood to advance human development.

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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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    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

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS

    0

    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

    $8,415,000

    This amount represents our total giving for youth substance use prevention and early intervention.

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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

    Homelessness

    $550,000

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

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  • Program Area

    Foster Youth

    $4,730,000

    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

    $9,000,000

    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. Firelight Foundation

    $3,055,000 through August 2022

    To strengthen the capacities of community-based organizations and communities affected by HIV and AIDS to improve and create enabling environments that support nurturing care for children in Malawi, Zambia and Tanzania. http://www.firelightfoundation.org

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: August 2019
  2. REPSSI

    $1,300,000 through August 2022

    To strengthen mental health and responsive caregiving capacities of caregivers of young children in Zambia and Mozambique. http://www.repssi.org

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: August 2019
  3. ChildFund International USA

    $800,000 through September 2021

    To support the Early Childhood Development Action Network’s secretariat in its work to increase financing for scale up of equitable and quality multi-sectoral services to improve early childhood development. http://www.childfund.org

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: August 2019
  4. Kisumu Medical and Education Trust

    $200,000 through November 2020

    To support leadership and coordination with the Government of Siaya County, Kenya to scale early childhood development services.

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: November 2018
  5. United States Fund for UNICEF

    $4,000,000 through December 2021

    To integrate ECD measurement and data as part of health systems in Kenya, Mozambique and Zambia.To integrate ECD measurement and data as part of health systems in Kenya, Mozambique and Zambia. http://www.unicefusa.org

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: November 2018
  6. Ideo.org

    $1,500,000 through December 2021

    To conduct a communications and behavior change campaign on early childhood development with parents in Siaya County, Kenya. http://www.ideo.org

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: November 2018
  7. 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
  8. Spring Impact Incorporated

    $242,000 through October 2019

    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
  9. Theirworld

    $1,000,000 through August 2020

    To support global advocacy efforts for increased early childhood development financing, including a targeted effort in Kenya. http://www.theirworld.org

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: August 2018
  10. ChildFund International USA

    $2,000,000 through July 2021

    To expand group parenting models and improve the quality of early learning in Kenya and Zambia. http://www.childfund.org

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: August 2018
  11. The African Early Childhood Network Registered Trustees

    $500,000 through August 2020

    To strengthen advocacy efforts in support of early childhood development. https://africaecnetwork.org/

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: July 2018
  12. Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

    $100,000 through February 2020

    To disseminate a special series on implementation research and practice for early childhood programming.

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: July 2018
  13. Firelight Foundation

    $400,000 through December 2018

    For the planning and development of the next phase of programming to strengthen the capacity of community-based organizations to deliver early childhood development services in Malawi, Tanzania, and Zambia. www.firelightfoundation.org

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: June 2018
  14. Stellenbosch University

    $2,000,000 through March 2022

    to lead monitoring, evaluation, and learning for the Foundation's Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS Strategic Initiative. http://www.sun.ac.za/english

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: March 2018
  15. ChildFund International USA

    $350,000 through June 2019

    to establish a Secretariat for the Early Childhood Development Action Network. http://www.childfund.org

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: November 2017
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. UCLA Center for World Health

    $2,595,000 through December 2020

    to assess and document the integration of Early 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
  20. 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