Let your interests direct your giving.
The Hawaii Community Foundation partners every day with generous donors to help them act on their passions and to meet the far ranging needs of a diverse community like ours.
Choose to support the causes and organizations that have the most meaning to you. Don’t see your particular passion or cause listed here? Consider an unrestricted fund to address community needs.
An unrestricted fund is a broad purpose fund allows maximum flexibility to respond to the most pressing issues in the community now and emerging opportunities in the future. Your unrestricted fund will help address those unforeseen crises or events that we know will happen, where the community needs to come together and mobilize resources quickly. The Foundation identities community solutions that will make the greatest impact, so you can be confident that your investment will make a timely difference.
Interested in learning more or opening a fund?
Contact us by calling 888.731.3863 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Arts and culture are central to a vibrant and diverse community.
Establish a named fund to support arts and cultureA simple way to provide aid to other arts and cultural programs and institutions
Establish a named fund to support specific organizations dedicated to the arts or cultureSupport your favorite arts and culture organization in perpetuity.
Include an arts and culture legacy in your estate plansHelp preserve the arts and culture for future generations.
Support the Artists in the Schools ProgramFunding to bring literature to life or music and visual arts into the classroom helps students expand their minds.
Education is the gateway to an improved future, and has been an integral part of Hawaii Community Foundation’s mission for a century.
Establish a named scholarshipProvide aid to students who will contribute to a better future.
Establish a named fund to support educationA simple way to provide aid to other educational programs and institutions
Establish a named fund to support one or more specific schoolsSupport your favorite schools in perpetuity.
Include an educational legacy in your estate plansProvide aid for the next generation and beyond.
Support the HCF Community Scholarship FundEven a modest gift can have great effect when pooled with contributions from other like-minded donors.
Our natural resources are precious. Preserving them is essential to maintain our quality of life in Hawaii.
Establish a named fund to support environmental causesA simple way to provide aid to other environmental programs and institutions
Establish a named fund to support one or more specific environmental organizationsSupport your favorite organizations in perpetuity.
Include an environmental legacy in your estate plansHelp preserve the environment for the next generation and beyond.
Support our Fresh Water InitiativeHelp fund innovative techniques and policies intended to ensure fresh water for our future.
Support our Community Restoration PartnershipProviding grant support for coastal habitat restoration projects
At HCF, we place a high value on strengthening communities. After all, “community” is our middle name. Understandably, people are most motivated to support their passions close to home. When we give locally, we see the impact most readily and can take pride in having helped our friends and neighbors.
What can you do to help your community?
Establish a named fund to support your island or communityA simple way to provide aid to other human services programs and institutions
Establish a named fund to support specific organizations in your areaSupport your favorite organizations in perpetuity.
Include a legacy for your local community in your estate plansBuild a foundation to help improve your neighborhood for generations to come.
Support the Community Needs FundHelp provide support where it’s most needed
Support the East Hawaii Fund Offering assistance for the east side of Hawaii Island
Support the West Hawaii FundImproving the quality of life for western Hawaii Island residents
Support the Hawaii STEM Learning Partnership Providing grant support for learning in science, technology, engineering and math education on Hawaii Island
Support the Richard Smart Fund Honoring Richard Smart and helping community projects in Waimea on Hawaii Island
Support the Kukio Community Fund Focusing on helping the youth of Hawaii Island
Support the Ewa Beach Community Fund Funds to support activities and projects to improve quality of life for residents of the Ewa area.
Support the Kahuku Community Fund Aid for programs in the Kahuku district of windward Oahu
Support the Lanai Community Benefit Fund Promoting education and recreation for the residents of Lanai
Support the Maui Nui Fund Providing aid for Maui County non-profits
Support the Annie Sinclair Knudsen Memorial Fund Supporting organizations that benefit the people, flora and fauna of Kauai.
Support the Kauai Aloha Endowment Perpetuating the vision of “Aloha: It’s Kauai’s Spirit”
Support Ka Papa O Kakuhihewa Fund Helping programs that create an instill a conservation ethic for Hawaii residents
In the face of rising costs and reforms to the industry, aid for health care initiatives is increasingly important. Support for today’s research could provide cures for tomorrow.
Establish a named fund to support health-related endeavorsA simple way to provide aid to other health or medical programs and institutions
Establish a named fund to support health-related organizationsSupport your favorite organizations in perpetuity.
Include a healthcare legacy in your estate plansBe part of our healthier tomorrow.
Support the HCF Health & Sciences FundBe part of our healthier tomorrow.
There will always be members of our community for whom life is a struggle and need our help. A helping hand can provide food for the hungry or housing assistance for those in need.
Establish a named fund to support social services initiativesA simple way to provide aid to other human services programs and institutions
Establish a named fund to support one or more specific organizationsSupport your favorite organizations in perpetuity.
Support the Community Needs Fund Help provide support where it’s most needed
In addition to providing aid in the form of funding, HCF seeks to help non-profits become more effective and ensure that they address the issues that are most important to Hawaii and its residents.
Establish a named fund to support Hawaii’s non-profit organizationsHelp provide training and knowledge growth for non-profit groups
Include a legacy for Hawaii’s non-profits in your estate plansHelp our local non-profits thrive far into the future.
Both the education and health needs of Hawai‘i’s youth are opportunities to provide long-lasting support.
Establish a named scholarshipEducation is the foundation for a better future for our keiki
Establish a named fund to support youth development initiativesA simple way to provide aid to other youth development programs
Include a legacy for youth development initiatives in your estate plansSupport the next generation and beyond.
Support the HCF Community Scholarship Fund Offering assistance for first-generation students
Support the Tobacco Prevention in Youth ProgramA public health initiative dedicated to improving health by eliminating tobacco use among young people
Support the Hawaii Children’s Trust FundSeeking to strengthen families and prevent child abuse and neglect
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