Grants

Our Grantmaking in 2019

  • Total

    $60,240,000 through August 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 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

    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

    Catholic Sisters

    $13,300,000

    This amount represents our total giving for building a global Catholic sisterhood to advance human development.

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  • Program Area

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS

    $5,155,000

    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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  • Program Area

    Substance Use Prevention

    $10,970,000

    This amount represents our total giving for youth substance use prevention and early intervention.

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  • Program Area

    Homelessness

    $3,400,000

    This amount represents our total giving for ending chronic homelessness in Los Angeles County.

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  • Program Area

    Foster Youth

    $7,265,000

    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

    $11,500,000

    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 National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation

    $600,000 through December 2021

    The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation https://chooserestaurants.org

    Hospitality Workforce Development USA Awarded: November 2019
  2. The Aspen Institute, Inc.

    $1,200,000 through May 2022

    To support career and education pathways work in New Orleans for opportunity youth. http://www.aspeninstitute.org

    Hospitality Workforce Development USA Awarded: May 2019
  3. Financial Health Network Inc.

    $100,000 through February 2020

    to support the New Orleans Workplace Employer Initiative. https://finhealthnetwork.org

    Hospitality Workforce Development USA Awarded: April 2019
  4. Asset Funders Network

    $20,000 through April 2020

    to start a new Louisiana chapter that explores the intersection of economic well-being, workforce, and wealth. https://assetfunders.org

    Hospitality Workforce Development USA Awarded: April 2019
  5. C4 Innovations, LLC

    $30,000 through October 2019

    to plan and implement a convening of individuals with lived experience. https://c4innovates.com/

    Hospitality Workforce Development USA Awarded: March 2019
  6. Reconcile New Orleans Inc.

    $1,200,000 through March 2022

    Reconcile New Orleans Inc. https://www.cafereconcile.org

    Hospitality Workforce Development USA Awarded: March 2019
  7. New Orleans Career Center

    $850,000 through April 2022

    To create a hospitality career pathway at the New Orleans Career and Technical Education Center. http://nolacc.org

    Hospitality Workforce Development USA Awarded: March 2019
  8. Nola Business Alliance

    $200,000 through December 2019

    To adapt PerkUp, a financial wellness tool, to the needs of low-income hospitality workers in New Orleans. http://www.nolaba.org

    Hospitality Workforce Development USA Awarded: November 2018
  9. Baptist Community Ministries

    $110,000 through December 2019

    To continue support for an Opportunity Youth Hospitality Pathways Fellow in New Orleans, with a specific emphasis on bridging existing and new local initiatives with new employers. http://www.bcm.org

    Hospitality Workforce Development USA Awarded: November 2018
  10. The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation

    $100,000 through November 2019

    To pilot an apprenticeship program with the US Department of Labor in New Orleans, building off the current Restaurant Ready program. https://chooserestaurants.org

    Hospitality Workforce Development USA Awarded: November 2018
  11. Jobs for the Future Inc.

    $500,000 through December 2020

    To support partners in New Orleans to develop high-quality workforce training, align career and technical education, and improve postsecondary education that will address the needs of opportunity youth in the hospitality industry. https://www.jff.org

    Hospitality Workforce Development USA Awarded: November 2018
  12. Liberty's Kitchen

    $500,000 through November 2023

    For a program-related investment for an operating account to increase organizational capacity and financial stability. http://www.libertyskitchen.org

    Hospitality Workforce Development USA Awarded: November 2018
  13. The Greater New Orleans Foundation

    $150,000 through October 2020

    To support leadership development training for local hospitality organizations. http://www.gnof.org

    Hospitality Workforce Development USA Awarded: November 2018
  14. Foundation for Louisiana

    $100,000 through October 2019

    To support the NOYA Youth Leadership Fellowship program in New Orleans to prepare young people to assume leadership roles in the design of systems, programs and initiatives impacting youth. http://www.foundationforlouisiana.org

    Hospitality Workforce Development USA Awarded: October 2018
  15. National Skills Coalition

    $355,000 through September 2020

    To convene Louisiana Foundation grantees for a skills policy academy and produce a research project on policies that support employer-based upskilling. https://www.nationalskillscoalition.org

    Hospitality Workforce Development USA Awarded: October 2018
  16. The Troy Andrews Foundation

    $220,000 through September 2021

    To preserve the unique cultural heritage of New Orleans by establishing career pathways for youth in the cultural sector. https://www.tromboneshortyfoundation.org

    Hospitality Workforce Development USA Awarded: September 2018
  17. Youth Empowerment Project

    $200,000 through September 2020

    To build YEP's employer engagement strategy with an emphasis on the hospitality industry, while leveraging existing partnerships with other youth-serving organizations. http://youthempowermentproject.org

    Hospitality Workforce Development USA Awarded: August 2018
  18. Center for Law and Social Policy

    $250,000 through August 2020

    To provide expertise on federal policies that affect youth workforce participation and support Foundation grantees by providing technical assistance and opportunities to engage in CLASP's peer learning community. https://www.clasp.org

    Hospitality Workforce Development USA Awarded: August 2018
  19. 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. http://www.newventurefund.org

    Hospitality Workforce Development USA Awarded: August 2018
  20. Transport for NOLA

    $150,000 through June 2021

    To research the transportation needs of the hospitality workforce in New Orleans. http://rideneworleans.org

    Hospitality Workforce Development USA Awarded: June 2018