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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  • Program Area

    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. The Aspen Institute, Inc.

    $745,000 through May 2022

    To support career and education pathways work in Los Angeles for foster youth. http://www.aspeninstitute.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: May 2019
  2. Community Funds Inc.

    $600,000 through May 2021

    To invest in a collaborative fund to provide comprehensive educational support for foster youth. https://www.nycommunitytrust.org/

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: May 2019
  3. KCETLink

    $250,000 through April 2020

    to support the continuation of To Foster Change, a multi-media public awareness effort dedicated to educate, inspire, and call to action viewership around issues impacting foster youth. http://www.kcet.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: April 2019
  4. The Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City

    $150,000 through April 2021

    for the Center for Innovation through Data Intelligence (CIDI) to provide graduation education data. https://www1.nyc.gov

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: April 2019
  5. Community Initiatives

    $30,000 through April 2020

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

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: April 2019
  6. Tides Center

    $50,000 through April 2020

    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: April 2019
  7. C4 Innovations, LLC

    $30,000 through September 2019

    to plan and implement a convening of individuals with lived experience. http://www.center4si.com

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: March 2019
  8. National Center for Youth Law

    $2,400,000 through March 2022

    To support 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. http://www.youthlaw.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: March 2019
  9. John Burton Advocates for Youth

    $985,000 through March 2022

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

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: March 2019