Foundation / Corporation
Hawai‘i Community Foundation (HCF)
03/05/19 4:00 PM HST
Grants of up to $25,000 and grants of up to $50,000 to Hawaii nonprofit organizations and units of government to strengthen basic and clinical medical research studies and Hawaii's research infrastructure. Applicants must register for an account before applying, which may take up to three days. The main goal of the program is to support a strong local medical research community that benefits the people of Hawaii.
Focus areas eligible for Clinical/Basic Research grants of up to $50,000 include:
-Alzheimer’s disease, mental or physical diseases related to old age
-Cancer, heart disease, or lung disease
-Immunology, genetics, or the medicinal uses of Hawaiian plants
-Prevent blindness, with particular emphasis on macular degeneration
-Type I diabetes (juvenile diabetes)
Research Infrastructure grants are eligible to receive up to $25,000. This priority area is not a research project, per se, but is intended to improve Hawaii's research organizational effectiveness. For example, support of organizational change, support new or existing research systems, or assist with inter-organizational collaborative efforts.
The intent of the Medical Research program is to support research proposals that are based on strong science and use proper protocols and assist in advancing Hawaii’s medical research community. Priority is given to research projects that t advance as many of the following elements as possible:
- Articulate biomedical relevance and potential to impact healthcare delivery to benefit the people of Hawaii;
- Are likely to lead to increased competitiveness for national funding by providing seed funding for gathering preliminary data;
- Support a new researcher (less than five years post-doctoral);
- Support a new line of research in Hawaii; and
- Are a collaborative effort in Hawaii-based research.
Please note: The MRAC that reviews all proposals includes scientists from a variety of disciplines in both basic and clinical research. Since your proposal may not be reviewed by a researcher in your specific discipline, the writing should be tailored for a more general medical/scientific audience.
GrantWatch ID#: 180089
Research Infrastructure Proposals: Up to $25,000
Clinical/Basic Research: Up to $50,000
Researchers will have eighteen (18) months to complete their research project.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Email the required information (listed in the RFP in Supporting Documents below) to email@example.com to establish an account.
If you have any questions regarding the proposal, please contact Elise von Dohlen of the Hawaii Community Foundation at 566-5585 (O‘ahu), toll-free from Neighbor Islands at 1-888-731-3863 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For technical assistance with the online application process, please contact the Help Desk at http://hawaiicommunityfoundation.org/ticket.
Hawaii Community Foundation General Contact Information:
827 Fort Street Mall Honolulu, HI 96813
65-1279 Kawaihae Road, Parker Square #203
Kamuela, Hawaii 96743
117 Keawe Street, Suite 108
Hilo, HI 96720
4268 Rice Street, Suite K
Lihue, Hawaii 96766
33 Lono Avenue, The Kahului Building, Suite 390
Kahului, Hawaii 96732