The purpose of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Community Grants Program is to support projects, programs and initiatives that address OHA’s six Strategic Priorities and accompanying Strategic Results contained in OHA’s 2010-2018 Strategic Plan.

Fiscal Biennium 2018-2019 Programmatic Grants

The Programmatic Community Grants Program supports non-profit organizations whose projects and programs serve the Native Hawaiian community and align with OHA’s Strategic Results.  Full details of this grant program for the two-year funding period July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2019 are available now.

Click on the links in the table below to read the full solicitation for each grant category.

Description Total FB18-19
  18-01 Housing Rental and Home Ownership Services $ 1,000,000
  18-02 Income Employment Services $ 1,000,000
  18-03 Health Obesity and Physical Health Improvement Services $ 1,000,000
  18-04 Education Improving Middle and High School Testing Scores $ 1,000,000
  18-05 Culture Perpetuating Culture $ 1,000,000
  18-06 Land Pae ‘Āina Sustainability $ 1,000,000

*Subject to the availability of funds.

The application(s) for Fiscal Biennium 2018-2019 is currently closed. Click here to access the ONLINE APPLICATION SYSTEM.

Grant orientations were conducted and are no longer available. Click here to access the Orientation Slides.

To see responses to questions frequently asked about these Solicitations, click here to access the Addendum 1.

To learn to use the online application system, view:

For a list of all FB 2016-2017 Programmatic Grants awardees, click here.

The following organizations may provide capacity building and/or grant related assistance to non-profit organizations:

 Hi’ilei Aloha LLC
 Hawai’i Alliance of Nonprofit Organizations (HANO)
 Hawai’i Community Foundation (HCF)
 Administration for Native Americans (ANA)
 Hawai’i Alliance for Community-Based Economic Development (HACBED)

ʻAhahui Grants

The ʻAhahui Grants program provides funding support for community events.

FY 2017 For events scheduled between Application Available Application Deadline
Round 1 July 1 – December 31, 2016 February 26, 2016 CLOSED
Round 2 January 1 –  June 30, 2017 July 22, 2016 CLOSED

Orientations for Round 2 have passed.  To view the Orientation Slides, click here.

The application for Round 2 is currently closed.

The Round 1 is currently closed and awards have been made. To view a list of Round 1 awardees, click here.

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