Grants

Our Grantmaking in 2018

  • Total

    $33,013,000

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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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    Avoidable Blindness

    $0

    This amount represents our total giving for preventing avoidable sight loss from cataracts and blinding trachoma.

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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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    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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    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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    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.

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  1. John Burton Advocates for Youth

    $600,000 through December 2018

    to strengthen the high school to college transition process for foster youth in Los Angeles County. http://www.johnburtonfoundation.org/

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2016
  2. New York Foundling Hospital

    $1,000,000 through December 2018

    for educational support for foster youth from 8th grade through college through the Road to Success Program. www.nyfoundling.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2016
  3. National Center for Youth Law

    $1,600,000 through December 2018

    to support the development of a collective impact campaign that will increase access to reproductive and sexual health care, and information to significantly reduce the number of unwanted pregnancies among foster youth in Los Angeles County. www.youthlaw.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2016
  4. The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy

    $750,000 through April 2020

    to build the capacity of community colleges to address unintended pregnancy among youth transitioning out of foster care in Los Angeles and New York. http://www.thenationalcampaign.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: August 2016
  5. Annie E. Casey Foundation

    $300,000 through August 2018

    for learning and assessment of the Learn and Earn to Achieve Potential, Social Innovation Fund initiative. http://www.aecf.org/

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: August 2016
  6. Westat, Inc.

    $400,000 through September 2017

    to serve as the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning partner to the Foster Youth initiative strategy. http://www.westat.com

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: May 2016
  7. New Yorkers for Children

    $1,145,000 through February 2019

    to implement the Home Away from Home initiative to improve the capacity of foster care agencies in New York City to recruit, retain and support foster parents to enhance the well-being of older youth in foster care. www.newyorkersforchildren.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: May 2016
  8. Maryvale

    $250,000 through April 2018

    to integrate a trauma-informed model across foster youth programs and to enhance education services for transition-age youth. http://www.maryvale.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: April 2016
  9. The Aspen Institute, Inc.

    $1,200,000 through March 2019

    to coordinate the launch of the 100,000 Opportunities Demonstration Cities and to improve career pathways for foster and opportunity youth in Los Angeles and New Orleans. http://www.aspeninstitute.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: March 2016
  10. International Documentary

    $500,000 through September 2018

    to support the creation of a feature-length documentary film about foster care in America that seeks to build public support for reform and improvement. http://www.documentary.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: March 2016
  11. LeadersUp

    $400,000 through March 2018

    to support the Future at Work Project that will provide comprehensive employer engagement strategies and targeted workforce training to partner foster youth with career pathways in Los Angeles. http://www.leadersup.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: March 2016
  12. Tides Center

    $50,000 through February 2017

    to support the Children's Action Network in their pursuit to raise awareness and bring a more positive tone to the dialogue around children and youth in foster care. http://www.tidescenter.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: February 2016