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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.

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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.

Common Ground Collective

Common Ground Collective facilitates a food system for Maui's future.

ALICE Families

More ALICE families and 3-year-olds can access preschool with $38M program expansion.

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

Maui Interim Housing Plan

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

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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.

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A Look Back at 2022: HCF Annual Report

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News and Stories

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

Faith and Unity

Faith and Unity After the Fires

A longtime Lahaina resident brings strength to his expansive community.

Community Vision to Reality

Community Vision to Reality

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

Waves of Healing on Maui

Waves of Healing on Maui

Kids Hurt Too brings pro surf mentors and smiles to Maui elementary students.

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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.