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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    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. Children's Hospital Corporation

    $1,100,000 through December 2021

    To support evaluation of a primary care-based model for integrated screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) services for adolescents and young adults. http://www.childrenshospital.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: August 2019
  2. Kaiser Foundation Hospitals

    $805,000 through December 2021

    To conduct additional research on impact of adolescent SBIRT and utilization of a youth Substance Use Disorder risk assessment tool. http://www.dor.kaiser.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: August 2019
  3. National Foundation for the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention Inc.

    $850,000 through January 2022

    To continue implementation and evaluation of a school/community partnership approach for youth SBIRT. http://www.cdcfoundation.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: May 2019
  4. Portland State University

    $1,150,000 through December 2021

    To continue research and evaluation to further develop model screening and early intervention framework for justice involved youth. http://www.pdx.edu

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: May 2019
  5. Community Catalyst Inc.

    $1,515,000 through May 2022

    To conduct policy and advocacy activities to increase financing for SBIRT and other youth substance use disorder services. http://www.communitycatalyst.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: May 2019
  6. American College of Academic Addiction Medicine

    $1,700,000 through January 2022

    To support continued efforts to build the addiction medicine workforce and improve capacity to provide prevention and early intervention. assure attention to prevention and early intervention. http://www.acaam.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: May 2019
  7. Frameworks Institute

    $230,000 through April 2021

    to leverage research on framing adolescent substance use and to support frame uptake and dissemination by members of the field. http://www.frameworksinstitute.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: April 2019
  8. C4 Innovations, LLC

    $30,000 through October 2019

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

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: March 2019
  9. School-Based Health Alliance

    $1,000,000 through September 2021

    To conduct a final phase of SBIRT training, technical assistance and evaluation in school-based health clinics. http://www.sbh4all.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: March 2019
  10. Seattle Childrens Hospital

    $700,000 through November 2021

    To evaluate SBIRT in middle schools in King County as part of its Best Starts for Kids Initiative. http://www.seattlechildrens.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: March 2019
  11. California Community Foundation

    $500,000 through February 2020

    to support implementation of youth SBIRT in school health clinics and provide training and technical assistance to improve access to youth SUD services in South Los Angeles. http://www.calfund.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: February 2019
  12. National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors

    $300,000 through February 2021

    to develop and provide resources to state alcohol and other drug agencies to increase their knowledge and readiness to expand and/or enhance Early Intervention (EI) services. http://nasadad.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: February 2019
  13. Doctors for America

    $35,000 through February 2020

    for general operating support to continue education of physicians in addiction and SBIRT. http://www.drsforamerica.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: February 2019
  14. YouthBuild USA, Inc.

    $112,000 through April 2019

    To support ongoing technical assistance regarding SBIRT implementation. http://www.youthbuild.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: November 2018
  15. The Mentor Foundation USA

    $185,000 through November 2019

    To conduct additional implementation and evaluation activities of youth led prevention strategies that include emphasis on social media. http://www.mentorfoundationusa.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: November 2018
  16. Legal Action Center of the City of New York, Inc.

    $750,000 through November 2021

    To conduct policy and advocacy activities to strengthen access to screening, early intervention and the full continuum of substance use related services for young people. http://www.lac.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: November 2018
  17. The University of New Mexico-Health Sciences Center, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent Medicine

    $750,000 through November 2021

    To continue efforts to implement, evaluate, and establish best practices for youth SBIRT in School-Based Health Centers in New Mexico. https://casaa.unm.edu

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: November 2018
  18. Anne Arundel County Mental Health Agency Inc.

    $600,000 through November 2020

    To continue efforts to implement and evaluate the integration of adolescent SBIRT in Maryland. http://www.aamentalhealth.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: November 2018
  19. American Academy of Pediatrics Inc.

    $1,200,000 through December 2021

    To increase adoption of best practices for addressing youth substance use in pediatric settings, including development of a Project Echo to train pediatric providers in youth SBIRT. http://www.aap.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: November 2018
  20. C4 Innovations, LLC

    $1,500,000 through November 2021

    To evaluate a peer-based SBIRT approach. http://www.center4si.com

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: November 2018