Grant Seeks Project Proposals

The Hawaii Community Foundation invites community groups and nonprofit organizations to submit grant proposals for the Ka Papa O Kakuhihewa Fund, which was established to promote natural resource conservation in Kapolei and the Waianae Coast.

The fund welcomes proposals for projects for youths between the ages of 10-25 that promote natural resource conservation through environmental education, media production, energy conservation or resource stewardship, renewable energy and land conservation.

The Hawaii Community Foundation is a philanthropic institution that encompasses more than 600 funds, including more than 160 scholarship funds. The foundation also serves as a resource on community issues and trends in the nonprofit sector.

The Ka Papa O Kakuhihewa Fund was established at Hawaii Community Foundation by the Ka Papa O Kakuhihewa Council. Funds are provided by Hawaiian Electric Company.

Nonprofits, schools, units of government or neighborhood groups are welcome to apply for the grant. To be eligible, projects must benefit communities in the 96707 and 96792 zip codes. All applications must be submitted online by 5 p.m. March 9. For more information, a full list of application guidelines and to apply, visit