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. Children's Law Center of California

    $1,050,000 through December 2021

    To expand the Crossover Advocacy and Resource Effort program that assists foster youth in Los Angeles who have become involved in the juvenile justice system. http://www.clcla.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2018
  2. iFoster Inc.

    $1,000,000 through December 2021

    To improve and continue to deliver resources through the online Transition Age Youth Assistant, which provides linkages to careers and college through a digital locker for foster youth. http://www.ifoster.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2018
  3. New York Foundling Hospital

    $1,545,000 through December 2021

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

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2018
  4. Coalition for Responsible Community Development

    $1,125,000 through December 2021

    To increase the college and career readiness of youth aging out of foster care in South Los Angeles. http://www.coalitionrcd.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2018
  5. Advocates for Children of NY, Inc.

    $50,000 through September 2019

    To enhance educational outcomes for foster youth in New York City through increased coordination between agencies. www.advocatesforchildren.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: September 2018
  6. FSG, Inc.

    $10,000 through September 2019

    To support the implementation of three-day conference for leaders of backbone teams from collective impact initiatives by the Collective Impact Forum. http://www.fsg.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: September 2018
  7. StoryCorps, Inc.

    $45,000 through September 2019

    To elevate the narratives of individuals affected by the foster care system through multiple channels. http://www.storycorps.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: September 2018
  8. New Venture Fund

    $50,000 through July 2021

    To provide core support to advance the translation and implementation of the developmental science of adolescence by the Center for the Developing Adolescent. www.newventurefund.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: August 2018
  9. The Children's Aid Society

    $900,000 through August 2021

    To support caregiver recruitment and services for teens in foster care, and advocacy for transition age foster youth in New York City. http://www.childrensaidsociety.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: August 2018
  10. Good Shepherd Services

    $1,095,000 through August 2021

    To support the Stepping Stones to Success program, which creates career and college opportunities for transition age foster youth in New York City. www.goodshepherds.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: August 2018
  11. Public Counsel

    $675,000 through August 2021

    To support individual legal assistance and systems advocacy to improve outcomes for youth in Los Angeles County foster care. http://www.publiccounsel.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: August 2018
  12. Friends of the Children - National Office

    $1,750,000 through August 2021

    To support the No Matter What: Professional Mentoring Project for Children of Transition Age Foster Youth. https://friendsofthechildren.org/

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: August 2018
  13. Social Venture Partners Los Angeles, Inc.

    $40,000 through July 2019

    To accelerate the growth and impact of a small cohort of systems change initiatives focused on foster youth in Los Angeles County. https://www.svpla.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: July 2018
  14. Philanthropy Northwest

    $5,000 through July 2019

    To support the National Child Welfare Learning Network. https://www.philanthropynw.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: July 2018
  15. UC Berkeley School of Social Welfare

    $500,000 through July 2021

    To support a regional analysis of data on Los Angeles County transition age foster youth through the California Child Welfare Indicators Project. https://socialwelfare.berkeley.edu

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: July 2018
  16. Community Initiatives

    $30,000 through July 2019

    To support California Child Welfare Co-Investment Partnership. http://communityin.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: July 2018
  17. University of Chicago

    $500,000 through June 2020

    To support the continuation of the California Youth Transitions to Adulthood Study (CalYOUTH). http://www.uchicago.edu

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: July 2018
  18. Youth Policy Institute of Iowa

    $50,000 through June 2019

    to support the Youth Transition Funders Group Foster Care workgroup. http://www.ypii.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: June 2018
  19. Children Now

    $600,000 through August 2021

    To advocate for policies and increased funding to benefit transition-age foster youth in California. www.childrennow.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: May 2018
  20. Southern California Grantmakers

    $150,000 through May 2019

    To facilitate implementation of the Los Angeles County school stability pilot for youth in foster care. http://www.socalgrantmakers.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: May 2018