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.

Funds Deployed by HCF for COVID-19 Relief
Hawai‘i Resilience Fund $12,208,919
CARES Act Funding (spent) $53,503,080
Stronger Together Hawai‘i Scholarship Fund $2,242,580
Strong Funds $1,654,500
Donor Advised Funds $3,476,056
Discretionary Funds $3,330,520
Private Foundations $877,367
Home-Based Child Care Grants $100,000
Total $77,522,622

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.

Donate to our community here.

Read the Hawai‘i Resilience Fund's 2020 impact report here.


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.

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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Donor Information

Donors respond with an outpouring of support. See the list of donors and partners here.

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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.