Community Projects: Biennium Grants Categories Expanded

February 8, 2021

The Biennium Grants program is open to eligible nonprofit organizations throughout the state of Hawaiʻi and supports projects that align with SFCA’s Strategic Priorities: Culture, Engagement, Education, the Arts. 

  • The categories have been expanded to include Community Development and Community Art and Healing. Read more about the purpose and requirements in the updated Biennium Grant 2022-2023 Grant Categories PDF.
  • Biennium Grant Fiscal Year 2022 “Intent to Apply” is open through Monday, March 1, 2021. Organizations planning to apply must file the Intent to Apply first. 
  • Biennium Grant Fiscal Year 2022 applications are open through March 31, 2021. 
  • Biennium Grant Fiscal Year 2023 applications will be open September 1 – October 31, 2021. 
  • Grantees from previous years are listed in the SFCA’s annual reports. View the Fiscal Year 2020 grantees on page 23 of the SFCA FY2020 Annual Report.
  • To submit an Intent to Apply or start an application, login or create a profile in Hawaiʻi GO Smart:
  • Learn about Biennium Grants on the SFCA website:   
  • Contact: Brittany Rakowitz, Community Arts Coordinator. Email: [email protected], telephone (808) 586-0309. 
  • The Biennium Grants workshop in January was recorded and can be viewed online:  

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