Funding Priorities

International Projects (outside the  US):
  • women and children
  • education/communications
  • healthcare/HIV
  • clean water/food and agriculture
  • immigration/refugee services
  • anti-trafficking
 Domestic Projects (in the US):
  • women and children
  • literacy
  • homelessness
  • immigration/refugee services
  • anti-trafficking
The Hilton Fund for Sisters encourages grant applications that reflect these emerging priorities:
  • alternative energy/communication infrastructure
  • environmental issues affecting quality of life
Leadership Conference

In addition to the priorities above, national and regional leadership conferences of women religious in the developing world are eligible to receive grants to implement inter-congregational communication and collaboration.  These include capacity-building programs and education/leadership training programs that enhance the effectiveness of sisters’ ministries in their region or country.  Transportation and accommodations for the sisters to attend the meetings and programs may be included.

Sisters may also request funding for operating and/or equipping the secretariat office of a leadership conference.

For more details about our priorities and examples of projects, please click here.