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.
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.
|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)|
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.