We believe in
a better Hawai'i.

That’s why we created the C H A N G E Framework

Six essential sectors

2021 CHANGE GrantS

Latest happenings

Recent stories, progress, and news from across the foundation.

House Maui

House Maui initiative launched to help solve the affordable housing crisis on Maui

Marine 30 x 30

Over $1.4M in grants support statewide goal of having 30% of nearshore waters managed by 2030

Promising Minds

A new first-of-its kind plan by government agencies and nonprofits supports the behavioral health of keiki

CHANGE Framework Grantees

$7M in CHANGE Grants fund 194 nonprofits statewide to tackle systemic inequities

105 years of
community impact

HCF is a steward of more than 1,000 funds, including over 300 scholarship funds, created by donors who desire to transform lives and improve communities. In 2020, HCF distributed more than $142 million in grants and contracts statewide.


Our Response to COVID-19

We’re working to address the health and economic impacts on our island communities.

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Stories of Impact

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

Adult Friends for Youth: Empowering the Future

Maui Nui Makai Network: Strengthening Local Knowledge to Restore Oceans

Garden Island Arts Council: Fostering a New Generation of Artists

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Partner Gateways

HCF offers two online portals to make managing our relationship easier. My Giving Gateway is a donor portal where you can get all the information related to your fund. Nonprofit Gateway is for our local nonprofits to create an account and apply for grants.