Current Grantees (2022-2023)

DOE: Compassionate Koʻolaupoko is a place-based initiative that aims to ensure that our communities are trauma-informed in response to the needs of kids and families. Its activities build resilience, compassion, will, and ability in people to take care of themselves and others.

Hawaiʻi Alliance of Non-Profit Organization (HANO) provides communication, leadership and convening of Hawaiʻi’s non-profit community across all sectors. This collective gives policy influence and legislative strength to non-profits and the causes that they serve. HANO provides opportunities for non-profits which include professional development and a collective-buying power for members to save money and time.

Hawaiʻi Health and Harm Reduction Center (H3RC) works to fight stigma and promote wellness of those affected by HIV, hepatitis, homelessness, substance use, mental illness, and poverty which disproportionately affect the transgender, LGBTQ, and Native Hawaiian communities.

Hawaiʻi Investment Ready/Food Systems Accelerator supports people and organizations who are addressing social and environmental issues through accelerating social enterprise or access to investment.
The Food Systems Accelerator is government, philanthropic, and private sector collaboration targeting systems-level challenges of food supply chain vulnerabilities in Hawaiʻi.

Mental Health America of Hawaiʻi promotes mental wellness through education, advocacy, and service to reduce the stigma of mental illness and improve the overall care, treatment, and empowerment of those with mental illnesses – children, adults, elders – and their families.

National Alliance of Mental Illness Hawaii (NAMI Hawaii) strives to improve the quality of life of individuals and families affected by mental illness. It offers support, education, advocacy, and awareness services to improve the affected lives of people who live with mental illness.

Parents And Children Together (PACT) – Domestic Violence Prevention & Intervention
PACT provides services to strengthen individuals, families, and communities experiencing developmental, educational, social, behavioral health, and economic challenges. Their Domestic Violence Prevention & Intervention services aim to eliminate abuse and violence so that individuals and families can reach their full potential through being provided resources and support with compassion, respect and without judgement.

Community Teen Centers – Afterschool drop-in programs for youth in two of the most distressed public housing communities of Oʻahu as an “upstream” solution, to prevent the “downstream” challenges of crime, substance abuse, peer and family challenges, educational failure, and isolation.

RYSE (Residential Youth Services & Empowerment) works to ending youth homelessness and guide street-identified at-risk youth toward a brighter future. RYSE serves youth 14 to 24 with wraparound supportive services to address immediate crisis and increase safety and healing for homeless youth victims.

Touch A Heart – aims to rebuild and restore the spirit in community members who are involved in the criminal justice system or suffering from homelessness or substance abuse who face barriers to employment.  By offering vocational training, apprenticeships, and opportunities for meaningful community restoration through work in food production, clients work within a supportive network while gaining skills to integrate back into society as contributing citizens.