Our Grantmaking in 2017

  • Catholic Sisters

  • Foster Youth

  • Homelessness

  • Substance Use Prevention

  • Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS

  • Avoidable Blindness

  • Safe Water

  • Catholic Education

  • Disaster Relief & Recovery

  • Hospitality

  • Multiple Sclerosis

  • Other

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. Jobs for the Future

    $500,000 through June 2018

    to undertake research, policy analysis, and technical assistance to strengthen and build awareness of career pathways in the hospitality industry for New Orleans.

    Hospitality USA Awarded: May 2016
  2. The Administrators of the Tulane Educational Fund

    $350,000 through December 2017

    to support the development of hospitality career pathways for opportunity youth in New Orleans.

    Hospitality USA Awarded: May 2016
  3. Nonprofit Enterprise and Self-Sustainability Team, Inc.

    $70,000 through October 2016

    to better understand the long-term skills development needs of vulnerable youth and the long-term labor needs of the hospitality industry in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

    Hospitality International Awarded: April 2016
  4. The Aspen Institute

    $1,300,000 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.

    Hospitality USA Awarded: March 2016
  5. Reconcile New Orleans

    $1,350,000 through March 2019

    to create a training program for youth who wish to enter into the hotel industry and to add capacity to the alumni development program.

    Hospitality USA Awarded: March 2016
  6. University of Houston Foundation

    $120,000 through August 2017

    to fund a strategic review of the school's current programming and develop a plan for the future direction of the Conrad N. Hilton College.

    Hospitality USA Awarded: February 2016