Grants

Our Grantmaking in 2018

  • Total

    $33,013,000

    Click on the diagram sections for information specific to each of our priority areas listed below.

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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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  • Priority Area

    Avoidable Blindness

    $0

    This amount represents our total giving for preventing avoidable sight loss from cataracts and blinding trachoma.

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  • Priority Area

    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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  • Priority Area

    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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  • Priority Area

    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. WSUP Advisory CIC

    $284,000 through December 2018

    to provide support to the mid-western umbrella of water and sewage in Uganda, so it may play its new role as a water authority. http://www.wsup.com

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2017
  2. Desert Research Institute

    $100,000 through December 2018

    to address issues related to sustainable groundwater development. www.dri.edu

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2017
  3. Millennium Water Alliance

    $1,500,000 through March 2019

    to lay the foundation for a long-term district based program for sustainable WASH services in Ethiopia. www.mwawater.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2017
  4. International Development Enterprises

    $500,000 through November 2019

    to test the market for a new water filtration technology in Northern Ghana. https://www.ideglobal.org/

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2017
  5. Water.Org Inc.

    $2,000,000 through December 2021

    to advance the WaterCredit model in Uganda. http://www.water.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2017
  6. National Foundation for the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

    $1,700,000 through December 2021

    to support the replication of the WASH in healthcare facilities program. http://www.cdcfoundation.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2017
  7. Splash International

    $250,000 through October 2018

    to build a strategic partnership on WASH in Schools with IRC and Millennium Water Alliance in Ethiopia. https://www.splash.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: October 2017
  8. Engineers Without Borders-USA, Inc.

    $210,000 through July 2019

    to facilitate a strategic partnership with Safe Water Network that will accelerate the uptake of household water connections in Ghana. www.ewb-usa.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: July 2017
  9. Netcentric Campaigns, Inc.

    $250,000 through June 2019

    to pilot a network-based approach in the Asutifi North District in Ghana. www.netcentriccampaigns.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: June 2017
  10. WaterCredit Investment Fund 3, LLC

    $1,500,000 through August 2023

    to make a program related investment (PRI) over seven years in the WaterCredit Investment Fund 3 for loans to microfinance institutions and water supply enterprises in order to build a bridge to large-scale investment in WASH infrastructure for Africa.

    Safe Water International Awarded: May 2017
  11. World Vision

    $800,000 through July 2018

    to support a strategic partnership with IRC to plan and implement comprehensive water projects in the planned district-based programs in Ghana, Mali and Niger. http://www.worldvision.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: May 2017
  12. Jibu, L3C

    $1,000,000 through July 2027

    to make a program related investment (PRI) into Jibu, a social franchise providing safe water in Uganda and Mali.

    Safe Water International Awarded: May 2017
  13. Aquaya Institute

    $2,500,000 through May 2022

    to explore and build sustainable water quality testing systems in Burkina Faso, Ghana and Uganda. http://www.aquaya.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: May 2017
  14. WaterAid America, Inc.

    $100,000 through March 2018

    to create a water quality module for decision-making and action. http://www.wateraidamerica.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: February 2017