Capacity Building Grant

Grants to Hawaii Nonprofits Serving Foster
Youth to Build Organizational Capacity

GrantWatch ID#: 180530
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Hawaii Community Foundation (HCF) - Victoria S. and Bradley L. Geist Foundation

09/15/17 5:00 PM HST

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Grants ranging from $5,000 to $40,000 to Hawaii nonprofit and faith-based organizations providing services to foster children, their families, and youth transitioning from foster care. This program supports organizations seeking to build their capacity to serve foster youth. Capacity building efforts may address the following:

-Governance and leadership;
-Strategic relationships;
-Evaluation and impact;
-Resource Development;
-Internal operations and management;
-Program design, delivery and evaluation;
-Executive and key staff transitions; and
-Staff training.

Grants generally range from $5,000 to $40,000.

Grants may be multi-year commitments.

Tax-exempt Hawaii organizations are eligible to apply. Organizations may be either 501(c)(3) or religious organizations. Units of government and public schools are not eligible under this Request for Proposals. Fiscal sponsorships are not permissible.

The majority percentage of the organization’s or program’s clientele or project beneficiaries must be
-Children in the foster custody of a Hawaii state government agency;
-Children placed by a Hawaii state government agency in therapeutic foster placement or in kinship, foster, respite, guardianship, permanent custody, or adoptive families; or
-Their caregivers, or
-Current foster youth or young adults between the ages of 16 and 24 who have aged out of the state child welfare or mental health systems.

Grants will not be made for capital, endowments, re-granting activities or operating costs.

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Applications submitted by 5:00 PM (HST) on the following dates will be considered:

-January 17, 2017
-May 15, 2017
-September 15, 2017

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

Apply Online:

Pam Funai
(808) 566-5537 / (888) 731-3863 ext. 537 ( toll-free from neighbor islands)

Hawaii Community Foundation
827 Fort Street
Honolulu, Hawai`i 96813-4317

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