Learning

  1. Report

    Roles for Philanthropy in the Humanitarian Sector

    Disaster Relief & Recovery August 17, 2017 By Dalberg Global Development Advisors

    The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation commissioned Dalberg Global Development Advisors to provide a high level overview of the humanitarian landscape as it stands in early 2017 and outline potential roles through which philanthropies can contribute to the sector.

  2. Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning

    Foster Youth Strategic Initiative: 2017 Evaluation Report

    Foster Youth August 8, 2017 By Westat

    Westat along with the University of California, Los Angeles Luskin School of Public Affairs and Action Research Partners, present the fifth year evaluation report of the Foster Youth Strategic Initiative in Los Angeles County (LAC) and New York City (NYC).

  3. Report

    Findings from the California Youth Transitions to Adulthood Study (CalYOUTH)

    Foster Youth July 24, 2017 By Mark E. Courtney, Justin Harty, Brittani Kindle, Kristin Dennis, Nathanael J. Okpych, and Adrianna Torres García.

    Recently there has been a fundamental shift toward greater federal responsibility for supporting foster youth during the transition to adulthood. The Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008 (“Fostering Connections Act”) amended Title IV-E to extend the age of Title IV-E eligibility from 18 to 21 years old.

  4. Strategy Document

    2017 - 2022 Foster Youth Strategic Initiative Strategy

    Foster Youth July 17, 2017

    Based on the progress of the Foster Youth Strategic Initiative’s Phase I (2012-2017), the Board approved the proposed direction for the Phase II Strategy (2017-2022) at the November 2016 board meeting. On May 23, 2017, the Board approved the following Phase II Strategy implementation plan. This plan is informed by the critical input of the Board, senior leadership, grantees, experts and focus groups with foster TAY and foster caregivers to outline a detailed blueprint for continued progress in the future. The following memo provides details for the Initiative’s Phase II Strategy and summarizes Phase I learnings.

  5. Report

    History and Takeaways from Los Angeles County’s Flexible Housing Subsidy Pool

    Homelessness April 1, 2017 By Abt Associates

    This report offers an analysis of the Flexible Housing Subsidy Pool's creation, partnerships, operation and implementation and also highlights the role of philanthropy and evaluation in this type of initiative.

  6. Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning

    Systems Change Through Cross-Sector Collaboration: Foster Youth Strategic Initiative Social Network Analysis II

    Foster Youth January 31, 2017 By Westat

    One of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation’s Foster Youth Strategic Initiative’s (FYSI’s) system improvement goals is to create and strengthen cross-sector coordinated efforts among grantees in Los Angeles County (LAC) and New York City (NYC).

  7. Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning

    Home For Good Funders Collaborative: Updated Lessons Learned from Five Years of Coordinated Funding

    Homelessness January 31, 2017 By Abt Associates

    For many years, chronic homelessness has been a significant issue in Los Angeles County. While numerous nonprofit organizations, foundations, and the public sector have been working to address chronic homelessness for a long time, there have not been strategic attempts to coordinate public and private funding for the services and resources needed to address the issue. That changed in 2011 when public and private funders came together as part of the Home For Good campaign to create a more coordinated approach to funding permanent supportive housing (PSH) for chronically homeless people through the creation of the Funders Collaborative.

  8. Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning

    Sisters Serving the World: Measurement, Evaluation and Learning Report for the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation’s Catholic Sisters Initiative Strategy

    Catholic Sisters January 7, 2017

    The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Catholic Sisters Initiative launched a five-year strategy in February 2013 to enhance the vitality of Catholic sisters and their work to advance human development around the globe. It aims to support efforts to attract, form and retain members, develop their leadership skills and help them take advantage of the financial and social resources available to them.