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THINK Fund at Hawaii Community Foundation

MEDIA RELEASE As a member of the growing high-tech economy in Hawaii, the Thirty Meter Telescope has made a commitment to support science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education on Hawaii Island. As one of the greatest equalizers, education can also strengthen our workforce and economy so that families and communities thrive. TMT created The […]

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Hawaii Forest Institute receives FLEX grant

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Community Foundation through its FLEX Grants program recently awarded $28,000 in grant funding to the Hawaii Forest Institute. The Hawaii Forest Institute is Hawaii Forest Industry Association’s nonprofit corporation. The FLEX grant funding is courtesy of multiple Hawaii Community Foundation funds including Group 70 Foundation Fund, Hokulia Community Fund, Susan M. […]

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Scholarship applications now being accepted

MEDIA RELEASE A variety of scholarship opportunities are available for Big Island students and deadlines are fast approaching … Hawaii Community Foundation With the changing economic landscape, HCF has seen an increase in the number of those in Hawaii seeking scholarships, including nontraditional students who are juggling families and jobs as they pursue their educational […]

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Hawaii Wildlife Center receives rescue vehicle

MEDIA RELEASE Native birds and bats throughout the state now have a vehicle just for them at the Hawaii Wildlife Center. Thanks to a generous challenge grant by the Omidyar Ohana Fund of the Hawaii Community Foundation and dozens of individuals who rallied together to answer the challenge, the new state-of-the-art native wildlife rehabilitation facility […]

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HTA awards funds to 40 community-based projects

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Tourism Authority, the state’s tourism agency, has selected 40 community-based projects through an open application process, which will receive funding in 2013 through its Natural Resources Program and Kukulu Ola – Living Hawaiian Culture Program under its Product Enrichment Program (PEP). “It is important for us to support programs that protect […]

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Parker Ranch Foundation Trust announces 2012 distributions

MEDIA RELEASE Parker Ranch Foundation Trust recently announced distributions for 2012 to its four beneficiaries totaling $2,000,000. This is the third consecutive annual distribution of $2,000,000. The Trust’s beneficiaries are appreciative of the support of the Parker Ranch Foundation Trust and the work of its Trustees. Saundra Gulley, chairwoman of the PRFT Distribution Committee said, […]

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Daniel K. Inouye Fund established at Hawaii Community Foundation

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Community Foundation announced today that the family of the late U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Inouye have established a memorial fund in his honor. The fund was created at the request of Irene Hirano Inouye, and will continue to help the organizations and causes the Senator supported over the years. Contributions can be […]

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Hawaii Community Foundation scholarship application online

MEDIA RELEASE For more than 30 years, Hawaii Community Foundation has provided the state’s students, young and young-at-heart, with an opportunity to attend college. They are once again making this possible. Hawaii Community Foundation is opening its online application for students seeking financial assistance to fund their college or vocational education. Students can apply for […]

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HCF partnership fuels grassroots restoration efforts

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Community Foundation has announced it has awarded $437,000 in grants to nine projects across the islands aimed at the protection and restoration of Hawaii’s coastal areas. Funding for the projects is made possible through a three year partnership between the Hawaii Community Foundation, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Restoration […]

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Hawaii executive to chair national network for nonprofits

MEDIA RELEASE Independent Sector, a leadership network for nonprofit organizations, foundations and corporate giving programs, recently appointed Hawaii-native Kelvin Taketa, president and CEO of Hawaii Community Foundation, as its board chair. As an organization striving to advance the common good in America, Independent Sector works towards promoting public policies and serves as an advocate for […]

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Free webcasts of Pillars of Peace Hawaii's Dalai Lama visit

Free webcasts of Pillars of Peace Hawaii’s Dalai Lama visit

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Community Foundation (HCF) has announced three Pillars of Peace Hawaii events featuring Tenzin Gyatso, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, will be available for viewing via live stream. The events offered online will include a talk specifically for students qt 11:45 a.m. Saturday, April 14, a panel on Native […]

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Hawaii Community Foundation grant recipients announced

Hawaii Community Foundation grant recipients announced

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Community Foundation announced the second round of grant recipients from its Island Innovation Fund, which was created to serve as a catalyst for innovation within the nonprofit sector. From a group of eight finalists, a total of $480,591 was awarded to five recipients for projects that will: increase energy awareness through […]

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HCF West Hawaii Fund accepting grant proposals

HCF West Hawaii Fund accepting grant proposals

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Community Foundation is inviting community groups and nonprofit organizations to submit grant proposals for the West Hawaii Fund. Established in 1990 to provide a stronger link between charitable donors and the specific needs of West Hawaii communities from Kohala to Hawaiian Ocean View Estates, the West Hawaii Fund is currently accepting […]

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New East Hawaii Fund grants available

New East Hawaii Fund grants available

MEDIA RELEASE A new resource has been established for the people and communities of East Hawaii, from Waipio to Waiohinu. With the help of KTA Superstores, the estate of Frederick Yokoyama and a group of local citizens serving as an advisory committee, the East Hawaii Fund was established to provide a stronger link between charitable […]

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