Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) - Division of Forestry and Wildlife
Grants starting at $500 to Hawaii non-Federal organizations for urban forestry projects. Applicants requesting larger amounts must submit a pre-proposal prior to applying. Funding is intended for new programs, projects, and initiatives and for activities that are not currently receiving funding.
The program is designed to encourage citizen involvement in creating and supporting long-term and sustained urban and community forestry programs in Hawai`i.
Eligible Projects must meet Federal and State Program Objectives. Projects may fall under one of four categories:
Priorities of Focus identified in the Forest Action Plan:
For more information, see: https://dlnr.hawaii.gov/forestry/files/2019/06/2019-Revised-Kaulunani-Grant-Program-Guidelines.pdf#page=6.
GrantWatch ID#: 176563
Most grant awards range between $500-$14,999, pending availability of federal funds granted by the USDA Forest Service. Large scale projects more than $14,999 may be considered with Program Staff consultation and will require a Pre-Proposal.
$2,500-$14,999, Arbor Day Max $10K: MĀMAKI
$500-$14,999: Cool Your School
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Send MĀMAKI proposals, ILIMA proposals and `ULU pre-proposals to:
Send Cool Your School applications to:
or mail to:
Kaulunani Coordinator, Kaulunani, 1151 Punchbowl St.,
Rm. 325, Honolulu, HI 96813
For questions, contact:
Cool your School contact:
808 721 7604