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Our Response to COVID-19

HCF is working in close collaboration with state leaders, non-profit organizations, businesses, and philanthropists to get a clear understanding of the quickly-evolving priorities in our community.

Are you a nonprofit in need of funding? Please visit our grantee page here.

Funds Deployed by HCF for Covid-19 Relief
Hawai‘i Resilience Fund $12,288,471
CARES Act Funding (spent) $30,171,675
Stronger Together Hawai‘i Scholarship Fund $2,241,905
Strong Funds $1,602,459
Donor Advised Funds $3,317,748
Discretionary Funds $1,805,442
Private Foundations $877,367
Home-Based Child Care Grants $100,000
Total $52,405,067

Our Collective Efforts

Learn about our partnerships with government and the public and private sectors to address our urgent island issues during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Hawai'i Resilience Fund

Created in March 2020, the Hawai‘i Resilience Fund was launched to rapidly deploy resources to community nonprofits and health care providers who are working on the ground to address the COVID-19 pandemic in Hawai‘i.

See our four-phased approach to grantmaking and our list of grantees here.
Donate to our community here.

CARES Act

CARES Act Funding

The State of Hawai‘i and the City & County of Honolulu contracted HCF to administer CARES Act emergency relief funds due to our unique and established role in Hawai‘i’s disaster preparedness and response.

See the Dashboard tracking funds here.

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Stronger Together Hawai‘i Scholarship Fund

Born out of the Covid-19 crisis which forced the early closing of the school year and cut short critical planning months for seniors, the Stronger Together Hawai‘i Scholarship fund gives 2020 graduates of Hawai‘i’s public school system the hope and ability to pursue their goals.

Read the impact report here.
Donate to support students here.

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Strong Funds

HCF Strong Funds for each county were created to build community resilience by providing resources for disaster preparedness, response, and recovery.

See our four-phased approach to grantmaking and our list of grantees here.
Donate to a specific county here.

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Stories from the Field

Incredible work is happening on the ground across our state. Read the stories of our community here.

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Resources

Find information and coronavirus support resources, as well as video interviews with local and national experts who are sharing their perspectives on how Hawai‘i is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and our state’s recovery. Learn More.