Current Grantees (2020-2021)

Ceeds of Peace empowers youth to create action plans and community events toward building sustainable, just, and peaceful communities. The “Ceeds of Peace,” the leadership skills of Critical Thinking, Courage, Conflict Resolution, Compassion, Commitment, Collaboration, and Connection, are planted and cultivated in youth participants through mentorship and coaching.

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/Kūkulu Switchboard supports people and organizations who are addressing social and environmental issues through accelerating social enterprise or access to investment.
The Kūkulu Switchboard is an online platform that facilitates connections between philanthropy and community needs.

Honolulu Habitat for Humanity transforms lives and communities by building and preserving affordable homes with families in need and by uniting all kamaʻaina around the cause of affordable housing.

HNL Tool Library has a mission to increase the resource wealth of local communities by providing a platform for sharing, skill development, and community building. The program believes a community is richer and more sustainable when resources are shared among members, and by sharing, it will strengthen the society, economy, and preserve the environment.

Kōkua Kalihi Valley – Elder Care Program KKV is a community health center with a mission to work toward healing, reconciliation, and the alleviation of suffering in Kalihi through strong relationships that honor culture and foster health and harmony. The KKV Elder Care Program provides Kalihi resident seniors and caregivers with holistic care including geriatric case management, on-site and in-home social, emotional and physical health services, and caregiver support and respite that aim to help seniors age in place at home.

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.