Fiscal Biennium 2014 - 2015 Grants
The Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA), Resource Management - Transitional Assistance Program (TAP) proudly announces its exciting new Community Grants Program (CGP) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014.
Our purpose is to provide, via community partnerships and grants, access to social services and financial services through loans to Native Hawaiians so they can transition toward economic security and stabilize their lives. As stewards who follow in the footsteps of our Hawaiian ancestors, we strive to achieve our priorities of Mauli Ola (Health), Hoʻonaʻauao (Education), Hoʻokahua Waiwai (Economic Self-Sufficiency), Ea (Governance), ʻAina (Land & Water), and Moʻomeheu (Culture).
REQUEST FOR SOLICITATIONS FOR STATE FISCAL BIENNIUM (FY) 2014 - 2015
OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS
RESOURCE MANAGEMENT – TRANSITIONAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
Notice is hereby given of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs' solicitation of community grant requests from qualified applicants pursuant to Hawai'i Revised Statutes, Chapter 10-17, and its administrative rules, to provide the following service activities for the fiscal biennium funding period from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015. Preliminary funding availablitiy and orientation sessions for each solicitation are:
Programmatic Grant Funding ** Now Closed**
Community Event Funding ** Accepting Applications**
|Grant Number||Powerpoint||Service Activity Titles||Grant Amount*|
‘Ahahui Event Grants
(FY 15 Dates to be announced later)
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Thursday, July 25, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
*All funding amounts subject to availability. Source(s) of funding are subject to change. TAP reserves the right to reallocate funding amounts within or between solicitations based on the best interests of the State and/or actual proposal applications received.
OHA will conduct the above orientation sessions at its office located at 711 Kapi‘olani Blvd, Suite 500, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813. All prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to attend the appropriate session(s).
Handouts will be provided, will outline the application requirements of each solicitation, and will include the following: administrative requirements, service specifications, proposal applications, budget instructions, and other reference material. Prior to application submittal, it is imperative that the applicants closely review all information and follow detailed instructions provided.
Programmatic Grant Funding
If applying for programmatic grants, the deadline for submission of written questions is 4:00 p.m. Hawai'i Standard Time (HST) on Friday, January 4, 2013. OHA will address all written questions with a written response by Friday, January 11, 2013. Written questions may be submitted to OHA by facsimile or e-mail. However, all applicants who submit written questions by facsimile or e-mail bears the full and exclusive responsibility for assuring the complete, correctly formatted, and timely transmission of their questions.
All applicants must submit (1) original proposal PLUS (4) copies to OHA on or before 4:00 p.m. HST, Wednesday, January 16, 2013 to the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, 711 Kapi'olani Blvd, Suite 500, Honolulu, HI, 96813. Any proposals received after the deadline, but with a postmark date of January 16, 2013 or prior will be considered timely received. As of November 21, 2012, proposal forms, specifications and special provisions can be obtained:
- At the OHA website at http://www.oha.org; or
- by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org; or
- By phone at (808)594-1986
If this solicitation was downloaded from the website, each applicant must provide contact information to the Sole Point of Contact for this solicitation to be notified of any changes. Any questions or inquiries regarding each specific solicitation should be directed to the Sole Point of Contact listed in Section 2 of each individual solicitation, by mail, or e-mail or by telephone.
Proposals delivered by facsimile transmission, e-mail, hand delivered, or postmarked after 4:00 p.m. HST on January 16, 2013, will be considered late and rejected. There will be no exceptions.
All applicants will be notified in writing regarding OHA's decision on his/her proposal(s) in late March - early April 2013. Agreements are expected to be in effect from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2015.
Community Event Funding
OHA has established two deadlines for the FY 2014 'Ahahui Grant program for eligible events occuring during the 2014 fiscal year, and the date of the proposed event will determine which application deadline to follow. 'Ahahui Grant applicants must submit (1) original proposal PLUS (3) copies to OHA on or before 4:00 p.m. HST, Friday, May 3, 2013, or Friday, September 13, 2013. Guidelines on submitting an 'Ahahui application should be done in the same manner as OHA's programmatic grants described above.
OHA reserves the right to amend the terms of any and all solicitations, issue addenda, or to withdraw a solicitation at any time. OHA shall not be responsible for any missing addenda, attachments or other information regarding the solicitation if a proposal is submitted from an incomplete solicitation.