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Hawaii Ko'olau Pilina Fund

Harold Castle Foundation
Dec 1, 2022

Mr. Kanoe Enos


The Ko'olau Pilina Fund provides grants to rapidly respond to COVID related issues within Kahuku and Makapu'u communities in Hawaii.

Priorities include:

  • Family strengthening
  • Aina (land/earth), farming, and food security
  • Health and healthcare
  • Education and learning

Proposed projects should not duplicate Castle Foundation grantmaking in the region in the areas of education, career readiness, fostering aina-based mindsets, and eviction prevention.


Eligible applicants are nonprofit organizations with 501(c)(3) tax exempt status or programs with a nonprofit fiscal sponsor.

Geographic coverage
Kahuku and Makapu'u communities in Hawaii.
Amount of funding

Requests should be between $5,000 and $15,000.

Application process

A link to the application instructions is available on the program website.

Proposals are due the first day of each month starting May 1, 2021 through December 1, 2022. Email completed proposals to or submit online using the Google form.

Organizations may request grant writing assistance by emailing Mr. Kanoe Enos.

Tagged as
Culture and cultural competency · Educational attainment · Environmental health · Families · Food security and nutrition · Healthcare needs and services · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Hawaii

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