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Waipahu Community Foundation Grant

Grants to Waipahu, Hawaii Nonprofits and
Agencies to Promote the Wellbeing of Youth

GrantWatch ID#: 176222
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Bank of Hawaii Charitable Foundation - Waipahu Community Foundation


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Grants of up to $5,000 to Waipahu, Hawaii nonprofit organizations and government agencies to promote positive youth development. Programs may benefit youth in the areas of education, recreation, crime prevention, health and counseling, and culture. Funding from this program is intended to be used to benefit Waipahu’s youth primarily but not exclusively for the following purposes:

1) Programs/projects that benefit elementary, intermediate, and high schools in Waipahu;

2) Programs/projects that combat juvenile delinquency in Waipahu, including youth- related activities and anti-drug, crime prevention, and recreational programs or activities;

3) Health-related programs in Waipahu that provide rehabilitation and counseling; and

4) Cultural programs or facilities in Waipahu that promote cultural education.

Grant awards are limited to $5,000 per quarter per applicant.

All applicants for funding shall meet the following standards:

-Be an internal Revenue Service (IRS) approved charitable 501( c)( 3) tax exempt organization (but not a private foundation) or a unit of government based or conducting business or a program in the Waipahu area identified by postal zone ZIP code) 96797.

-Have a governing board whose members have no material conflict of interest and serve without compensation and by-laws that specify policies that describe the manner in which business shall be conducted.

Not Funded:
-Personal expenses for adults (i.e. travel, per diem, clothing, etc.)
-Independent contracting (paying someone else to provide services)
-Capital improvements such as building renovation, maintenance of facilities or other major capital expenditures such as facility construction
-Activities begun prior to the Award program/project period
-Deficit funding (i.e. existing debt or other prior existing budget shortfalls)
-Fundraising (i.e. front cash for chili or other food ticket sales)
-Equipment purchase costing $1000 or more per item (exceptions may be considered by the Foundation’s Board of Directors)
-Personal travel (restriction does not apply to local youth group travel such as bus rental for school group educational excursions associated with a funded activity)
-Banquets (restriction does not apply to food, drinks or refreshments related to an approved program or activity not exceeding 10% of the program or activity cost)
-Off island travel

Deadlines are the first Friday in June, September, December, and March.

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Proposals should be submitted as follows:

President, Waipahu Community Foundation
c/o Waipahu High School Administration Office
94-1211 Farrington Highway
Waipahu, HI 96797

Phone the Waipahu High School principal at 808-528-9555 if additional information is needed.

Contact Bank of Hawaii:

The Waipahu area identified by postal zone ZIP code 96797.

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