OHA: Office of Hawaiian Affairs

Grants

Purpose

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 2020-2021 Community 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.

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

Solicitation Number Description Application
Deadline
20-01 Culture Perpetuating Culture January 4, 2019
20-02a Health: Substance Abuse  Substance Abuse Services January 4, 2019
20-02b Health:  Kūpuna Care Kūpuna and Caregiver Support Services January 4, 2019
20-03 Education Improving Middle and High School Testing Scores January 4, 2019
20-04 Housing Rental and Home Ownership Services January 4, 2019
20-05 Income Vocational Training, GED and Employment Services  January 4, 2019
20-06 Land Pae ‘Āina Protection and Stewardship January 4, 2019

Fiscal Biennium 2020-2021 Community Grants Orientation Schedule

The orientation session is optional, but is recommended for applicants. Please read the entire Solicitation prior to the orientation. If you have any questions regarding the orientations, please contact Jason Paloma at jasonp@oha.org.

Island

Date

Time

Location

Oʻahu
Kapolei

Wednesday
November 28

10:00 am

DHHL – Hale Ponoʻī
91-5420 Kapolei Pkwy. Kapolei, HI 96707

Molokaʻi

Thursday
November 29

10:00 am

Kūlana ʻŌiwi
600 Mauna Loa Hwy. Kaunakakai, HI 96748

Hawaiʻi
Kona

Friday
November 30

10:00 am

Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaiʻi Authority, Rm. #119
73-987 Makako Bay Drive
Kailua Kona, HI 96740

Hawaiʻi
Hilo

Monday
December 3

9:30 am

Department of Hawaiian Home Lands
East Hawaiʻi Conference Room
160 Baker Avenue
Hilo, HI 96720

Kauaʻi

Tuesday
December 4

10:00 a.m.

Queen Liliʻuokalani Trust Kīpuka Kauaʻi – Lānaʻi Room
4530 Kali Road, Līhuʻe, HI 96766

Maui

Thursday
December 6

10:00 a.m.

J. Walter Cameron Center
95 Mahalani Street, Wailuku, HI 96793

Statewide
SKYPE

Friday
December 7

10:00 a.m.

Available via SKYPE
Contact Edna Johnson at ednaj@oha.org

Oʻahu
Kāneʻohe

Monday
December 10

10:00 a.m.

Kualoa-He‘eia Ecumenical Project (KEY)
47-200 Waiheʻe Road, Kāneʻohe, HI 96744

Statewide
SKYPE

Monday
December 10

10:00 a.m.

Available via SKYPE
Contact Edna Johnson at ednaj@oha.org

Oʻahu
In-Person &
Webconferencing

Friday
December 14

10:00 am

OHA – Nā Lama Kukui
560 N. Nimitz Hwy. Ste. 200
Honolulu, HI 96817
**Web conferencing available**
Contact Edna Johnson for webconferencing information at ednaj@oha.org

To apply for OHA’s Fiscal Biennium 2020-2021 Community Grants, please use the Online Application System.


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.

The orientation session is mandatory for applicants. Due to limited seating capacity, registration prior to the orientation session is required. Registration is limited to two (2) representatives per organization. For applicants who reside outside of O‘ahu and missed their island orientation, applicants can participate via a web-based conferencing platform on Monday, October 29th. Please contact our O’ahu representative to register.

Island Date Time Location
Oʻahu Tuesday

October 2, 2018

10:00 a.m.

560 N. Nimitz Hwy. Ste. 200 Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96817

OHA – Nā Lama Kukui Pukui

Contact Edna Johnson: 594-1972 Email: ednaj@oha.org

Kauaʻi Thursday

October 4, 2018

10:00 a.m.

&

1:30 p.m.

4530 Kali Rd.
Lihue, HI 96766

Kipuka Lili’uokalani Trust

Contact Noalani Nakasone: 241-3390 Email: noalanin@oha.org

Molokaʻi Friday

October 12, 2018

10:00 a.m.

&

1:30 p.m.

600 Maunaloa HWY, Kaunakakai, HI 96748

OHA Conference Room Kulana ʻOiwi Complex – Building D2

Contact Gayla Haliniak-Lloyd: 560-3967
Email: Gaylah@oha.org

Hawaiʻi Island

(Kona)

Friday

October 12, 2018

9:00 a.m.

73-970 Makako Bay Drive, Kailua-Kona, Hawaiʻi  96740-2637

Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaiʻi Authority (NELHA)
Hale Iako Room                

Contact Dawn Tanimoto: 327-9525 Email: dawnt@oha.org

Hawaiʻi Island

(Waimea)

Friday

October 12, 2018

1:30 p.m.

64-1032 Mamalahoa Hwy. #305 Kamuela, HI 96743

Tutu’s House – Friends of the Future
Room located between Star Cross Fit & Mango Medical in Kamuela Business Center

Contact Dawn Tanimoto: 327-9525 Email: dawnt@oha.or

Oʻahu

(Kāneʻohe)

Tuesday

October 16, 2018

10:00 a.m.

&

1:30 p.m.

47-200 Waihee Road,

Kaneohe, HI  96744

KEY Project
Room #202

Contact Edna Johnson: 594-1972 Email: ednaj@oha.org

Maui Friday

October 19, 2018

10:00 a.m.

&

1:30 p.m.

170 West Ka’ahumanu Avenue Kahului, HI 96732

Maui Beach Hotel
Lanai Room

Contact Roy Newton: 873-3364 Email: royn@oha.org

Lānaʻi Friday

October 19, 2018

11:30 p.m.

431 7th Street, Unit A,
Lānaʻi City, HI 96763

Contact Anthony Pacheco: 565-7930 Email: anthonyp@oha.org

Oʻahu

(Kapolei)

Thursday

October 25, 2018

10:00 a.m.

&

1:30 p.m.

91-5420 Kapolei Parkway, Kapolei, Hawaiʻi  96707

Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL)
Hale Ponoʻi Room

Contact Edna Johnson: 594-1972 Email: ednaj@oha.org

Hawaiʻi Island

(Hilo)

Friday

October 26, 2018

10:00 a.m.

&

1:30 p.m.

 Kamehameha Avenue

Hilo, Hawai’i 96720

 

Mokupāpapa Discovery Center 76

Contact Kamaile Puluole-Mitchell: 933-3106
E-mail: kamailep@oha.org

Oʻahu Monday

October 29, 2018

10:00 a.m.

&

1:30 p.m.

OHA – Nā Lama Kukui
560 N. Nimitz Hwy. Ste. 200 Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96817

Contact Edna Johnson: 594-1972 Email: ednaj@oha.org

**Web conferencing available**

Click here to see the 2018 Kūlia Grant Orientation schedule.

Link to the Online Application System

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


ʻAhahui Grants

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 2018 For events scheduled between Application Available Application Deadline
Round 2 January 1 –  June 30, 2019 August 1, 2018 CLOSED

The application for ‘Ahahui Round II is now closed. View the full ‘Ahahui Grant Solicitation

Visit the ʻAhahui Grants Online Application System

‘Ahahui Orientation Sessions:

Round 2:

  • Friday, July 13, 2018 – 9:00 am to 11:00 am HST
  • Thursday, July 19, 2018 – 9:00 am to 11:00 am HST

Location:
OHA Board Room (Mauli Ola)
560 N. Nimitz Hwy., Suite 200
Honolulu, HI 96817

*Web conferencing available for neighbor island participants

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


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.

FB 20-21 coming soon, please check back in spring of 2019!

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

Solicitation Number Description Application Closed
18-01 Housing Rental and Home Ownership Services CLOSED
18-02 Income Employment Services CLOSED
18-03 Health Obesity and Physical Health Improvement Services CLOSED
18-04 Education Improving Middle and High School Testing Scores CLOSED
18-05 Culture Perpetuating Culture CLOSED
18-06 Land Pae ‘Āina Sustainability CLOSED

Additional resources relating to the Community Programmatic Grants Program are available below:

Complete list of FB 2018-2019 Programmatic Grants awardees.

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