Kulia Grants provide funding for projects that align with the Office of Hawaiian Affairs' mission and strategic priorities.
Strategic priorities include:
- Health: To improve the quality and longevity of life, Native Hawaiians will enjoy healthy lifestyles and experience reduced onset of chronic diseases.
- Education: To maximize choices of life and work, Native Hawaiians will gain knowledge and excel in educational opportunities at all levels.
- Income and Housing: To have choices and a sustainable future, Native Hawaiians will progress towards greater economic self-sufficiency to include increasing family income and building stability in housing by increasing capacity for Native Hawaiians to rent or own a home.
- Land and Water: To maintain the connection to the past and a viable land base, Native Hawaiians will participate in and benefit from responsible stewardship.
- Culture: To strengthen their identity, Native Hawaiians will preserve, practice and perpetuate cultural practices and traditions.
Applicants must have IRS tax-exempt nonprofit status, be registered to do business in the State of Hawaii, and have a minimum of 3 years of experience operating a program serving Native Hawaiians related to the proposed program service. Additional eligibility requirements are listed in the application instructions.
Award ceiling: $100,000
Award floor: $25,000
Project period: 1 year
Estimated total program funding: $250,000
Applicants are required to provide 10% in matching funds.
For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.