The Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts provides public funds via its HSFCA Biennium Grants Program to support projects designed to preserve and further culture, the arts, history, and/or the humanities beneficial to Hawai‘i. The legal provisions of the Biennium Grants Program are in Sections 9-11 through 9-18 of the Hawai‘i Revised Statutes. The Grants Program budget is contingent on the State fiscal biennium and appropriations from the Hawai‘i State Legislature.
Biennium Grants Program Guidelines are available here: Grant Guidelines.
For information regarding the Biennium Grant Program Application Process, click on the Ko‘o Hana No‘eau link below.
All original grant proposals, revised proposals, and final reports are to be completed using the Ko‘o Hana No‘eau Electronic Grants System. Grantees may access the system through their respective organization’s user name and password. If you misplace your user name or password or both, please contact Ashley Bastatas at (808) 586-0840. To enter the system, click on www.culturegrants-hi.org or the logo.
THE GRANTS PROCESS
The HSFCA Biennium Grants are awarded for a two-year period. During the application period, all applications received by the application deadline are considered. Applicants are subject to meeting Chapter 9 eligibility requirements and policies established by the HSFCA. Grants Panels review the applications and submit their recommendations. The HSFCA Commission has final approval of the recommendations. Grants are subject to available funding; for more information, click on HSFCA Biennium Grants Allocations Policy.
For more information about the Biennium Grants Program, contact Ashley Bastatas via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (808) 586-0840.