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. 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
  2. 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
  3. Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

    $100,000 through July 2019

    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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Inc.

    $125,000 through October 2018

    to coordinate the Early Childhood Development Action Network mission in Kenya. http://www.rockpa.org

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: October 2017
  14. The Teresa Group - Child and Family Aid

    $250,000 through October 2019

    to continue strengthening the advocacy capacity of the Coalition for Children Affected by AIDS. http://www.teresagroup.ca

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: October 2017
  15. Catholic Relief Services

    $1,370,000 through September 2021

    for the second phase of Strengthening the Capacity of Women Religious in Early Childhood Development (SCORE ECD) in Zambia, Kenya, and Malawi. http://www.crs.org

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: August 2017
  16. Episcopal Relief and Development

    $1,400,000 through September 2021

    to support and document an integrated early childhood development program in Zambia and Kenya through faith-based partners. www.episcopalrelief.org

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: August 2017
  17. Project Concern International

    $1,600,000 through March 2020

    to implement and test the integration of responsive care and nutrition support to caregivers in Tanzania. http://www.pciglobal.org

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: August 2017
  18. Dalberg Global Development Advisors - U.S.

    $368,000 through August 2018

    to facilitate the Kenyan Siaya County planning process. http://www.dalberg.com

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: July 2017
  19. Theirworld

    $400,000 through July 2018

    to support advocacy efforts to increase financing for early childhood development. http://www.theirworld.org

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: July 2017
  20. PATH

    $8,200,000 through June 2021

    to scale up early childhood development services as part of health systems in Mozambique, Kenya, and Zambia. www.path.org

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: May 2017