These Grants and Funding pages are intended to provide a variety of grant search and proposal development tools for use by nonprofit organizations, county agencies, and educational institutions in Hawaiʻi County.
Hawaiʻi County Emergency Resilience Loan Program
This microloan program is supported by the County of Hawaii, Hawaiʻi Community Foundation, the nonprofit Hawaiian Community Assets and the Community Development Financial Institution Hawaiʻi Community Lending.
- Microloans of $2,500 to $5,000 for Hawaiʻi County residents and Hawaiʻi County self-employed residents
- Zero percent interest
- Loan Term: 60 months after an initial 6-month forbearance
- Financial counseling at closing
Submit a request for application at Hawaiian Community Assetsʻ online portal or call (808) 934-0801.
COVID-19 Assistance for Nonprofit Organizations
The Federal stimulus package has resources for small businesses including nonprofit organizations. See a summary of small business provisions of the Act on R&D's COVID-19 Business Resources and Information web page.
Additional Support for Nonprofits: HANO Hawaiʻi COVID-19 Resources for Nonprofit Orgnizations
HCRC Emergency Loan Program (HELP)
The Hawai‘i Community Reinvestment Corporation (HCRC) will launch its HELP program on April 13, 2020. The program will fund short-term bridge loans and term loans to non-profit organizations and mission aligned small businesses that are otherwise unable to secure financing and are in immediate need of capital during the COVID19 crisis. See HCRC Emergency Loan Program for full details.
Hawaiʻi Island United Way ʻEleu Grant Program
The ʻEleu Grant program was designed to quickly get grants of up to $2,500 to the front lines in the community with a one-page application and one-page report. Interested organizations and efforts can submit signed applications to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be reviewed weekly by the Hawaiʻi Island United Way Community Building Committee. ʻEleu Grants are funded by the new Hawaiʻi Island Recovery Fund. This fund, seeded by contributions from Hawaiʻi Island United Way and Hawaiian Electric, will be used to fund community response efforts to this and future crises and disasters on Hawaiʻi Island.
COVID-19 RESILIENCE FUND
Hawai‘i Community Foundation and Pierre and Pam Omidyar have joined together to create the Hawai‘i Resilience Fund to rapidly deploy resources and encourage community giving to address the COVID-19 Pandemic. For more information about the fund, and to donate, go to Hawai‘i Community Foundation.
THE HEALY FOUNDATION COVID-19 RESPONSE GRANTS
This foundation will fund weekly COVID-19 Response Grants to nonprofits in Oregon and Hawai‘i. Maximum grants of $25,000 are 100% unrestricted. Priority given to organizations working in domestic violence, human trafficking, food businesses, farms, hunger, front line health services and family support (housing, child care, digital access.)
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