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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    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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    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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    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. Alliance for Open Society International Inc.

    $500,000 through December 2019

    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
  2. Aga Khan Foundation USA

    $1,500,000 through December 2019

    to build capacity of the early childhood development workforce in high HIV prevalence communities East and Southern Africa. http://www.akdn.org

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: November 2016
  3. Catholic Relief Services

    $400,000 through July 2017

    for planning a phase two program to strengthen the ability of Catholic Sisters to meet the developmental needs of children affected by HIV and AIDS. http://www.crs.org

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

    $400,000 through November 2018

    to assess the impact of health facility-based early childhood development interventions and plan for replication in Kenya. www.path.org

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: August 2016
  5. King Baudouin Foundation United States, Inc.

    $260,000 through August 2018

    to strengthen early childhood development networks for research and advocacy in Kenya, Tanzania, and Mozambique. The Foundation will recommend that funds support the African Early Childhood Network. http://www.kbfus.org

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: August 2016
  6. The World Bank

    $300,000 through August 2017

    for the Early Learning Partnership to provide the Government of Tanzania with data on the pre-primary teaching workforce. http://www.worldbank.org

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: August 2016
  7. Human Sciences Research Council

    $218,000 through December 2018

    for the development of standardized best practices for scaling early childhood development programming. www.hsrc.ac.za

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: May 2016
  8. CARE, Inc.

    $250,000 through December 2017

    to use implementation science to evaluate strategies to meet the needs of vulnerable young children in Mozambique. www.care.org

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: May 2016
  9. Shining Hope for Communities

    $400,000 through June 2018

    to support integrated early childhood development services in two large informal settlements within Nairobi http://www.shofco.org

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