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Office of Economic Development (OED) Grants

Grants to Maui County, Hawaii Nonprofits and
For-Profits to Strengthen the Local Economy

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County of Maui - Office of Economic Development (OED)

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Grants to Maui County, Hawaii nonprofit and for-profit organizations for a broad range of projects, events, and programs that positively impact the local economy. Applicants must submit a Letter of Intent prior to applying. Funding is intended to nurture and promote sustainable economic development supportive of Maui County’s priorities and needs.

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GrantWatch ID#: 178408

Term of Contract:

The performance period must start within fiscal year 2019. The performance end date can fall past the end of the current fiscal year and can continue for as many months as is needed to complete the project as described in your application.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

OED can accept grant requests from both for-profit and nonprofit entities.

OED does not fund social service programs.

Please note that OED will not fund projects/programs/events whose primary purpose is fundraising.

The County of Maui will not reimburse for any alcohol expenses.

Grant funds shall not be used to recruit or convert a person to a new faith, institution, or cause.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline for general grant requests is February 28, 2019.

Grant applications for events must be submitted at least 90 days prior to the event date in order to qualify for OED funding.

OED grant funds are reimbursable only upon receipt of budget-approved invoices.

Before you go through the effort of completing a grant application, a letter of inquiry will enable the OED office to make a determination that your project/program/event is aligned with OED goals and within the scope of available funds. The OED will then e-mail you notice that you should proceed /or not proceed with sending in a grant application.

Upon approval of the grant application, OED will notify you of the level of funding support and any other documents needed to execute the grant agreement. After the grant receives initial County approval, it will be sent to you for signature and notarization. Following its return, the grant will be routed to authorizing County departments for final approvals. The complete process generally takes ten weeks from when you have submitted all of the required documentation.

Contact Information:

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

Letters of inquiry can be submitted by mail or in person, at the address below.

Every communication with OED concerning grants should be sent to

Jeremiah Savage, Grants Manager

Mayor's Office of Economic Development
2200 Main Street, Suite 305
Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793

Phone: (808) 270-7710
Fax: (808) 270-7995

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USA: Hawaii: Maui County