Learning About Nonprofit Excellence

Learning for Greater Impact
Resources for Philanthropy & Donors

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The Hawaii Community Foundation knows that greater impact in our state can be achieved with smarter and more effective investments in high-performing nonprofits. With more than 15 years of experience in delivering essential, actionable knowledge to nonprofit organizations, philanthropists and public officials, we share our knowledge, research, capacity building and guidance to help increase the effectiveness of charitable investments in Hawai‘i’s community and nonprofits.

Giving in the U.S. and Hawaii

A conversation with Patti Epler, Honolulu Civil Beat; Jose Fajardo, Hawaii Public Radio; and Leslie Wilcox, PBS Hawaii

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General Information About Philanthropy

Special Topics in Philanthropy

Online Education about Philanthropy

Learn About a Specific Nonprofit

  • Guidestar A helpful directory of nonprofits to see their financial information and other details 
  • Charity Navigator Rates nonprofits against "Three Dimensions of Intelligent Giving": Financial Health, Transparency & Accountability and Results Reporting.

Organizations for Philanthropists