Grants and Scholarships For Community Causes and Students

Grants & Scholarships
Young Children & Youth

Supported by the Rev. Takie Okumura Family Fund, this grant program is focused on the healthy development of Hawaii’s young children and youth.

Proposals are accepted in the following areas of focus:

  • Young Children (ages birth to 5 years old) to promote the healthy development of young children by supporting parents and other caregivers, including foster parents, grandparents, and other caregivers;
  • Young Children (ages birth to 5 years old) to strengthen the Early Care and Education Community Systems; or
  • Youth (ages 6–20 years old) to effectively address the needs of youth by developing the ability to think critically, understanding and appreciating one’s own culture and those of others, and/or developing the ability to settle differences peacefully.

Organizations can submit up to 1 application for each area of focus.

This program is now accepting online applications. You will need an online account to access the application. If you are new to our online application process, please register for an account by clicking the “Apply Online” button on this page and then clicking the link “New User Registration for Organizations.” Keep in mind that it may take up to 3 business days to receive your account information, so please plan accordingly.”

If your organization already has an online account, you may access the application using the same account user name and password. Click on the “Apply Online” button on this page to access the application.

Application Deadline:
February 18, 2020, 4 p.m. HST

Apply Online