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Oct 14, 2014, 14:00 ET
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Hilton Foundation Announces Continued Partnership With Corporation For Supportive Housing

The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation announced today that after ten years of collaboration they are deepening their partnership with the Corporation for...

Jun 17, 2014, 16:17 ET
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Hilton Foundation launches Marilyn Hilton Award for Innovation in MS

 The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation is issuing an open invitation to submit proposals for the Marilyn Hilton Award for Innovation in Multiple...

May 27, 2014, 10:27 ET
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Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge Winner Selected to Attend White House Science Fair

Destination Imagination (DI) and the Conrad Foundation are proud to announce that Margaret Pan and Christopher Yuan have been selected to attend...

Apr 09, 2014, 12:27 ET
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Student Teams of STEM Entrepreneurs win $47,500 in prizes at Global Innovation Conference

Four teams of high school students from North Carolina and Ohio received top honors at the Conrad Foundation 2014 Innovation Summit, presented by...

Apr 07, 2014, 12:03 ET
Dr. Chuck Cadle, CEO of Destination Imagination and Nancy Conrad, chairman of the Conrad Foundation announced significant collaboration between Destination Imagination and the Conrad Foundation's Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge.  (PRNewsFoto/Destination Imagination)

The Conrad Foundation and Destination Imagination join forces for the annual Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge

 Today, Nancy Conrad and Dr. Chuck Cadle announced a significant collaboration between their respective organizations at the 2014 Conrad...

Mar 25, 2014, 13:18 ET
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Steven M. Hilton To Step Down As President And CEO Of The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

On Tuesday, March 25, 2014, Steven M. Hilton, announced his retirement as President and CEO of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation at the end of 2015....

Feb 25, 2014, 03:00 ET

Public-Private Partnership Creates $18 Million Fund to Provide Housing for High-Need Homeless Patients in Los Angeles County

 The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS), in collaboration with other governmental partners and the Conrad N. Hilton...

Feb 21, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Teen finalists announced for 2014 Spirit of Innovation Challenge

 Officials with the Conrad Foundation today announced the names of 20 high school and middle school teams from the U.S., China, India, Israel...

Feb 04, 2014, 11:00 ET
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Lockheed Martin Sponsors 2014 Spirit of Innovation Challenge

Lockheed Martin renews partnership with Conrad Foundation to bring STEM entrepreneurship program to students worldwide Nancy Conrad, founder...

Dec 12, 2013, 15:19 ET
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Hilton Foundation approves record number of new grants totaling $38.3 million

--Funding supports 33 organizations, furthering the foundation's strategic initiatives-- The board of directors of the Conrad N. Hilton...

Nov 12, 2013, 11:00 ET

Groundbreaking Report Shows 20 Percent Of Teenage Mothers Are Victims Of Abuse, One In Four Teen Girls In Foster Care Give Birth, In Los Angeles County

A first-of-its-kind study released today links birth and child protective services records in Los Angeles County revealing new insights regarding...

Oct 24, 2013, 18:09 ET
Executive Director Dorothy Rozga accepts the 2013 Hilton Humanitarian Prize from Steven M Hilton on behalf of ECPAT International.  (PRNewsFoto/Conrad N. Hilton Foundation)

ECPAT, Global NGO Leading Fight To Stop Commercial Sexual Exploitation Of Children, Awarded Hilton Prize - World's Largest Humanitarian Prize - At Dinner Ceremony

Prize was awarded at dinner event after exclusive "Humanitarianism & Technology: A Global Game Changer" Symposium Discussed Ways to Alleviate...

Apr 16, 2013, 12:59 ET
Spirit of Innovation Challenge finalists celebrate at the 2013 Innovation Summit with program founder Nancy Conrad and Astronaut Alan Bean.   (PRNewsFoto/Conrad Foundation)

Teen Teams Named Winners of Global Innovation Summit, Earn More than $50K in Prizes

Forward-thinking products and solid business plans distinguish 2013 Pete Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge winners  Four teams of...

Feb 21, 2013, 10:00 ET

20 High School Teams Advance to Finals of Global Product Challenge

Spirit of Innovation Challenge selects bold, fresh teen innovators for 2013 Innovation Summit Officials with the Conrad Foundation today...

Feb 18, 2013, 10:00 ET

Battelle Invests in Teen Innovation, STEM Education

World's leading independent research and development organization partners with Conrad Foundation's Spirit of Innovation Challenge...

Jan 17, 2013, 07:00 ET
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Hilton Foundation Awards $600,000 In Grants To Assist Hurricane Sandy Recovery

The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has awarded $600,000 to help people affected by Hurricane Sandy in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. ...

Dec 11, 2012, 10:00 ET

Lockheed Martin Renews Support for Spirit of Innovation Challenge

For third consecutive year, global security and aerospace company works with teens to nurture and develop an innovation generation Nancy...

Nov 06, 2012, 09:00 ET
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Hilton Foundation Opens New Campus In Agoura Hills With Long-term Goals For The Future

The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has formally moved into its new campus in Agoura Hills, California.  The structure has been carefully...

Sep 06, 2012, 15:02 ET
U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness Executive Director Barbara Poppe speaks at August 16, 2012 event announcing grant awards from Home For Good Funders Collaborative

Hilton Foundation Announces $7.8 Million Grant To End Chronic Homelessness In Los Angeles County

 The board of directors of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation recently approved $7.8 million for the "Home For Good" action plan, a partnership...

Aug 29, 2012, 20:05 ET

Adolescentes de todo el mundo invitados a innovar con productos y servicios comercialmente viables

Nancy Conrad, fundadora y presidenta de la Conrad Foundation, lanzó hoy oficialmente el Spirit of Innovation Challenge 2012-2013. Este...