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Getting Started with KHF Mini-Grants

Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation Mini-Grants assist teachers from Hawaiʻi schools in pursuing environmental stewardship endeavors and advancing their environmental goals in the classroom. The Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation offers financial assistance for schools which otherwise could not purchase items or services needed to reach these goals.

* Deadline for all grant applications for the school year is MARCH 1, 2019. No applications for the 2018-19 school year will be accepted after this date.
* Financial assistance is limited to $1,000 per school, per year and $200 per teacher. Multiple teachers may collaborate on a single application.
* Preference is given to applications from Hawaiʻi public schools.
* Mini-grant funds are to used for projects to help advance their environmental education goals. Previous grantees have used KHF funds for garden supplies, eco-footprint workshops, vermicompost trainings, and more.
* Grantees will be required to provide documentation of their project, including receipts, at least 5 high-resolution digital photos via email, and a short reporting form.
* Award checks will be written to and mailed directly to schools, with 10% held until KHF receives all project reporting documentation.
* The Teacher/Applicant is whom we will contact regarding the application. Mini-grant service providers should not contact Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation about the status of individual awards.
* Complete applications must be submitted at least two months before to your project start date. We encourage you to apply early in order to facilitate a smoother project planning process.
* Direct inquiries to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Application Instructions:
* To streamline your application process, please apply online at our KHF Grant Portal, This .will allow you to create an account, save your grant applications, and save time and paper! KHF will also have quicker access to your application.

To apply online:
* Create or sign in to your account at
* Follow instructions provided in the KHF Grant Portal to submit your application.