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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.

Beacon of Hope

A new development aims to bring hope and healing to West Maui.

Education, Service, Aloha

Education, Service, Aloha: Making Hawai‘i a Better Place.

10 Arts Education Programs

HCF awards over $72k to 10 Arts Education Programs.

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HCF’s new environmental finance center helps organizations win federal water infrastructure funding.

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105+ years of
community impact

HCF is a steward of more than 1,160 funds, including over 300 scholarship funds, created by donors who desire to transform lives and improve communities. In 2023, HCF distributed $107.4 million in grants to the community from funds at HCF, contracts, and private foundations statewide, including $7.4 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.

Restoring ‘Āina, While Visiting ‘Āina

Restoring ‘Āina, While Visiting ‘Āina

An ‘āina focused nonprofit on Moloka’i is restoring natural landscapes with native plants.

Patching Maui’s Support Network

Patching Maui’s Support Network

A new emergency fund is allowing Maui caregivers some much-needed breathing room.

Healing By Land and Sea

Healing By Land and Sea

Ka‘ehu events help promote indigenous mental health practices.

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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.