The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has announced fifteen grants totaling $18.9 million to organizations working in the United States and internationally.
The second-quarter grants include $745,000 to the Aspen Institute to develop career and education pathways in Los Angeles for foster youth; $550,000 to LA Voice to help engage and align the efforts of faith leaders in Los Angeles County advocating for reductions in homelessness, displacement, and housing insecurity; $1.7 million to the American College of Academic Addiction Medicine (formerly the Addiction Medicine Foundation) in support of early interventions and substance abuse prevention initiatives; and $1.5 million to Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose in support of its Sisters Leadership Development Initiative – America Latina program. The foundation also awarded $2.7 million to the Archdiocese of Los Angeles for the second phase of an expansion of its dual-language immersion schools and to launch a STEM network in the archdiocese.
"We are proud to partner with these inspiring organizations working in communities around the world," said Hilton Foundation president and CEO Peter Laugharn. "It is an honor to support the work they are doing to improve the lives of those living in poverty and experiencing disadvantage."