Grants

Our Grantmaking in 2018

  • Total

    $19,244,000

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

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  • Priority Area

    Homelessness

    $1,000,000

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

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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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  • Priority Area

    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

    Catholic Sisters

    $0

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

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    Hospitality

    $1,500,000

    This amount represents our total giving for building career pathways for youth in the hospitality sector

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  • Priority Area

    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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  • Priority Area

    Catholic Education

    $650,000

    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

    $2,000,000

    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

    $2,175,000

    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

    $9,569,000

    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.

  1. Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate

    $725,000 through August 2020

    Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate http://cara.georgetown.edu/

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: August 2018
  2. Medicines for Humanity, Inc.

    $740,000 through September 2021

    Medicines for Humanity, Inc. http://www.medicinesforhumanity.org

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: August 2018
  3. Stanford University

    $1,684,000 through August 2021

    Stanford University https://www.stanford.edu

    Safe Water International Awarded: August 2018
  4. University of Notre Dame

    $1,100,000 through August 2021

    University of Notre Dame http://www.nd.edu

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: August 2018
  5. Good Shepherd Services

    $1,095,000 through August 2021

    Good Shepherd Services www.goodshepherds.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: August 2018
  6. ChildFund International USA

    $2,000,000 through July 2021

    ChildFund International USA http://www.childfund.org

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: August 2018
  7. Alliance for School Choice Inc.

    $1,100,000 through September 2021

    Alliance for School Choice Inc. http://www.allianceforschoolchoice.org

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: August 2018
  8. Friends of the Children - National Office

    $1,750,000 through August 2021

    Friends of the Children - National Office https://friendsofthechildren.org/

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: August 2018
  9. Brilliant Corners

    $1,000,000 through August 2020

    Homelessness USA Awarded: August 2018
  10. Public Counsel

    $675,000 through August 2021

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: August 2018
  11. The Children's Aid Society

    $900,000 through August 2021

    The Children's Aid Society http://www.childrensaidsociety.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: August 2018
  12. Nola Business Alliance

    $1,500,000 through May 2021

    Nola Business Alliance http://www.nolaba.org/

    Hospitality USA Awarded: May 2018
  13. USC Sol Price Center for Social Innovation

    $1,000,000 through June 2021

    USC Sol Price Center for Social Innovation https://socialinnovation.usc.edu/

    Homelessness USA Awarded: May 2018
  14. Children Now

    $600,000 through August 2021

    Children Now www.childrennow.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: May 2018
  15. National Opinion Research Center

    $2,350,000 through May 2021

    National Opinion Research Center http://www.norc.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: May 2018
  16. Center for Effective Philanthropy, Inc.

    $100,000 through March 2019

    for general operating support. http://www.effectivephilanthropy.org

    USA Awarded: March 2018
  17. National Association of Counties Research Foundation

    $125,000 through February 2019

    to convene experts and elected local officials to identify county level responses for improving access to substance use prevention practices as core component of addressing substance use disorders. http://www.naco.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: March 2018
  18. Tides Center

    $50,000 through March 2019

    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: March 2018
  19. Community Partners

    $25,000 through March 2019

    to support Ready to Succeed in expanding programming to additional colleges, and building deeper partnerships and securing sponsorships within the corporate, entertainment, tech and finance industries. http://www.communitypartners.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: March 2018
  20. American Brain Foundation

    $65,000 through May 2018

    to support the launch of a new crowdfunding platform for campaigns focused on research in Multiple Sclerosis during MS Awareness Month. https://www.americanbrainfoundation.org

    Multiple Sclerosis USA Awarded: March 2018