OHA: Office of Hawaiian Affairs

Grants

Purpose

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


Link to OHA Grants Portal

The OHA Grants portal is an online application, monitoring, and reporting system for non-profit organizations who are an applicant or grantee.

To learn how to use the online application system, view:


Grant Opportunities

If you would like to receive e-mail updates on OHA Grant opportunities please e-mail grantsinfo@oha.org with your first name, last name, and e-mail address.  Reminder:  OHA Grants Program is to support non-profit organizations and does not grant individuals or for-profit organizations.


Higher Education Scholarship Administration – CLOSED

The purpose of this solicitation is to solicit applications to administer higher education scholarships and related services to Native Hawaiian students.

Application Available Application Deadline
September 20, 2019 October 18, 2019 at 2 p.m. (HST)

Click here to read the Grant Solicitation.
Click here to begin the application process.

Higher Education Scholarship Administration Solicitation Addendum No. 1

Orientation Sessions:

  • Skype Statewide, September 25, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.

To obtain the Skype information please send your request to ladyg@oha.org

  • Mauli Ola (Teleconferencing available), September 27, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.

Location:
OHA Honolulu Office
560 N. Nimitz Hwy., Suite 200
Honolulu, HI 96817


Emergency Financial Assistance Grant – CLOSED

The purpose of this solicitation is to contract for services to support OHA’s Strategic Priority of Economic Self-Sufficiency. The Solicitation programs will assist Native Hawaiians to address unexpected crises and to improve stability during emergency situations; increase financial literacy; and receive referral and case management services.

Application Available Application Deadline
September 13, 2019 October 11, 2019 at 2 p.m. (HST)

Click here to read the Grant Solicitation.
Click here to begin the application process.

Emergency Financial Assistance Solicitation Addendum No. 1

Emergency Financial Assistance Solicitation Addendum No. 2

Orientation Sessions:

  • Skype Statewide, September 19, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.

To obtain the Skype information please send your request to ladyg@oha.org


Fiscal Biennium 2020-2021 Hawaii-Focused Public Charter School Fund Administration solicitation – CLOSED

The purpose of this solicitation is to find a non-profit organization to administer Hawaiian-Focused Charter School funding, facilitate reporting, submit reports, conduct site visits, and administer funds for the annual charter school conference coordination and program.

Application Available Application Deadline
Friday, August 2, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. Friday, August 30, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.

Click here to read the Charter School solicitation.

Click here to go to the application phase.

Orientation Sessions:

  • Mauli Ola (Teleconferencing available), Friday, August 9, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.

Location:
OHA Honolulu Office
560 N. Nimitz Hwy., Suite 200
Honolulu, HI 96817

To register e-mail Lady Garrett at ladyg@oha.org 


ʻAhahui Grants – CLOSED

The ʻAhahui Grants program provides funding support to eligible organizations hosting community events that benefit the Native Hawaiian community and align with OHA’s Strategic Results.

FY 2020 For events scheduled between Application Available Application Deadline
Round 2 January 1 –  June 30, 2020 August 5, 2019 September 13, 2019

Click here to read the Grant Solicitation.

Click here to go to the application phase.

Click here to view past awardees: FY20 Round 1.

‘Ahahui Orientation Sessions:

Round 2:

  • Friday, August 9, 2019 – 10:00 am to 11:00 am HST (Skype Online Orientation)
  • Monday, August 12, 2019 – 9:00 am to 10:00 am HST

Location:
OHA Honolulu Office
560 N. Nimitz Hwy., Suite 200
Honolulu, HI 96817

To register (maximum 2 per organization due to limited seating) for an orientation session, contact grantsinfo@oha.org. Skype information available upon request.


 

Fiscal Biennium 2020-2021 Community Grants – CLOSED

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.

Orientation Powerpoint Presentation

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

Solicitation Number Description Application Closed
20-01 Culture Perpetuating Culture CLOSED
20-02a Health: Substance Abuse  Substance Abuse Services CLOSED
20-02b Health:  Kūpuna Care Kūpuna and Caregiver Support Services CLOSED
20-03 Education To Improve Native Hawaiian Conditions of Learning CLOSED
20-04 Housing Rental and Home Ownership Services CLOSED
20-05 Income Vocational Training, GED and Employment Services CLOSED
20-06 Land Pae ‘Āina Protection and Stewardship CLOSED


Kūlia Grants –  CLOSED 

The Kūlia Grants provide funding to eligible organizations with programs that benefit the Native Hawaiian Community and align with OHA’s broad Strategic Priorities and mission. These grants are provided as a pilot program.

Read the full solicitation here.


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