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Maui Strong Fund

In response to the devastating fires on Maui, we are committed to supporting the immediate and long-term recovery needs for the people and places of Maui.


We believe in
a better Hawai'i.

That’s why we created the C H A N G E Framework

Six essential sectors

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Latest happenings

Recent stories, progress, and news from across the foundation.

Maui Interim Housing Plan

Government and nonprofit partners join to launch $500M Maui Interim Housing Plan.

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After the Maui fires, a Lahaina resident brings strength to his expansive community.

Hookele Awards

HCF recognizes four outstanding nonprofit leaders at the 21st annual Ho‘okele Awards.

Pu‘uhonua o Wai‘anae

Pu‘uhonua o Wai‘anae community members are building a new village in Waiʻanae Valley.

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105+ years of
community impact

HCF is a steward of more than 1,100 funds, including over 300 scholarship funds, created by donors who desire to transform lives and improve communities. In 2022, HCF distributed $87 million in grants to the community from funds at HCF, contracts, and private foundations statewide, including $7.1 million in scholarships.


A Look Back at 2022: HCF Annual Report


News and Stories

Learn more about the people and organizations dedicated to making Hawai‘i a better place.

Kūpuna Care, One Volunteer at a Time

Kūpuna Care, One Volunteer at a Time

Maui nonprofit Nā Hoaloha helps keep seniors healthy and independent.

Maui Keiki

Compassionate Interventions for Maui County Keiki

The Friends of the Children’s Justice Center of Maui helps children in challenging situations.


Making Hawaiian Culture a Conversation

A Kealakehe community center is making Native Hawaiian cultural practices accessible to all.

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Partner Gateways

HCF offers two online platforms to facilitate access to donor and grantmaking services. The Grants Portal is for our local nonprofits to create an account and apply for grants. DonorSphere is an online portal where donors can interact with their funds 24 hours a day, seven days a week, via a secure, password-protected platform. Donors can view fund balances and fund history as well as access funding opportunities and important documents.