News

  1. Press Release

    Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Awards More Than $20 Million in Grants in the First Quarter of 2016

    April 5, 2016

    (LOS ANGELES) April 5, 2016– The board of directors of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation announced today that it approved $20.56 million in grants during the first quarter of 2016, including a $5.44 million grant to the UCLA WORLD Policy Analysis Center (WORLD) for the creation of an initiative that will train the next generation of world leaders and thinkers, and a $2.5 million grant to City of Hope to launch a cancer prevention initiative that will target poor diet and obesity as key risk factors for disease.

  2. Our News

    Philanthropy Going Off-Piste: Finding New Ways to Give

    March 29, 2016 By Heather Grady

    We must chart a new path for philanthropic giving that is more aware and connected, and that takes more advantage of converging around shared aims and goals.

  3. Our News

    2015: Year in Review

    March 24, 2016

    Instructed by Conrad N. Hilton to alleviate human suffering, the Foundation provides funds to nonprofit organizations working to improve the lives of disadvantaged and vulnerable people throughout the world. We invite you to reflect with us on the past year’s major milestones.

  4. Our News

    Rising Up to the Global Challenge: SDG 6

    Safe Water March 22, 2016 By Andrea Jones

    On March 22, we celebrate World Water Day, an international observance and an opportunity to learn more about water related issues, be inspired to tell others and take action to make a difference.

  5. Press Release

    Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Awards $5.44 Million To UCLA To Create Program To Train Future World Leaders

    March 21, 2016

    Grant Invests in the Next Generation of Leaders to Advance the Achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals

  6. Our News

    President and CEO Peter Laugharn Interviewed by Alliance Magazine

    March 17, 2016

    On March 11, our President and CEO Peter Laugharn was featured as part of an interview with Charles Keidan of Alliance Magazine.

  7. Our News

    Cognitive Development Interventions Gain Momentum in Health Delivery Settings in East and Southern Africa

    Children Affected by HIV and AIDS March 17, 2016 By Lisa Bohmer

    Brain development is at its most rapid during the first 1,000 days of life, when early experiences fundamentally shape brain architecture and future potential. By age three, 85% of the brain architecture has already been built. Despite this, the concept that learning begins at birth has not yet caught on and the majority of early childhood development (ECD) programs focus on pre-school age children from age three and up.

  8. Our News

    A Tribute to William H. Foege, M.D., M.P.H.

    March 10, 2016

    After eight years of service, William H. Foege, M.D., M.P.H., has retired from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation board of directors. Dr. Foege previously served for seven years on the prestigious international jury of the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize, the world’s largest humanitarian award.