Foundation / Corporation
Hawaii Community Foundation (HCF) - Fred Baldwin Memorial Foundation
08/01/18 5:00 PM
Grants averaging $5,000 to Maui County, Hawaii nonprofit organizations for programs and projects benefitting local communities. Applicants are advised that registration in the online grants portal may take two to three days to complete. Program areas include health, human services, housing, youth and education, arts and culture, environment, and heritage.
The Foundation’s Areas of Greatest Interest
-The Foundation supports programs and projects that benefit the people of Maui County.
-The Foundation supports organizations and programs for whom modest grants will have the greatest impact.
-Evaluations are based on community need, quality of leadership, financial accountability, organizational stability and the projected cost of the program in relation to its benefits.
-The Foundation supports human services, housing and health organizations that provide a safety net of services for those most vulnerable in the local community.
-The Foundation supports youth and educational organizations which create a robust learning environment.
-The Foundation supports arts and culture in community through funding of performances, exhibits, equipment, and facilities.
-The Foundation supports environmental organizations designed to improve and preserve natural resources.
-The Foundation supports historical and heritage organizations dedicated to historical documentation and cultural awareness.
GrantWatch ID#: 181467
Average grants are $5,000 with occasional exceptions.
Grants are for a one-year term. Grantees may not receive more than one grant at a time and no more than one grant in any twelve-month period. Grantees may reapply for funding in subsequent years but generally the Foundation is not a source of ongoing support for any organization.
-Applicants must have 501(c)(3) status or must apply through a fiscal sponsor with 501(c)(3) status.
-Applicants must be located in or have significant programs in Maui County.
-Capital campaign requests, while not a priority, may be considered in some situations.
-Final reports must be submitted before a new grant will be considered.
-The Foundation does not fund loans or debt service, endowments, funds for re-granting, scholarships, grants to individuals or units of government, or activities that have already occurred.
The application is available for online submission. Your organization must first establish an online account with the Hawaii Community Foundation to access the online application. Please request an account or, if you already have an account, to access the online application.
Note: If you are requesting an account for the first time, it may take two to three days for you to receive the account information. It is recommended that you request your account early to give yourself adequate time to complete the application by the submission deadline. If you are not able to submit your proposal online, please contact Pam Funai (see contact details below).
Applications submitted by February 1, 2018, 5:00 PM will be considered at the Trustee’s meeting in April. Applicants will receive decision letters in late April.
Applications submitted by August 1, 2018, 5:00 PM will be considered at the Trustee’s meeting in October. Applicants will receive decision letters in late October.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
To request an account for online submission, go yo:
For assistance with the online proposal, contact:
(808) 566-5537 / (888)731-3863 ext. 537 (toll free from neighbor islands)
Fred Baldwin Memorial Foundation
827 fort Street Mall
Honolulu, HI 96813
P: (808) 808-566-5524
F: (808) 521-6286
USA: Hawaii: Maui County