The Hawaiʻi Poet Laureate will serve a three-year term, with duties including participation in events, a community-engaged poetry publication, facilitation of community-engaged poetry workshops, and readings featuring other local poets.

Nominations will be open June 20 – August 20, 2022 on Self-nominations will be accepted.

Culture Fellowships

The Culture Fellowship is for active individual artists and practitioners living in Hawaiʻi, and is a project-based community impact arts and culture fellowship. Eight awards of $25,000 will be awarded.

Applications will be open June 15 – July 31, 2022 on

Folk and Traditional Arts Grants

Apprentice mentoring and culture learning.

Selling Your Art

The Art in Public Places Collection acquires artwork from across the state of Hawaiʻi.

Volunteer to Select Artwork

Volunteer to help the SFCA select artworks for the Art in Public Places Collection.

American Rescue Plan Grants for Individuals

The State Foundation on the Culture and the Arts is utilizing American Rescue Plan (ARP) funding to administer grants benefiting the state’s arts community. The application for Hawaiʻi artists and cultural practitioners closed September 30, 2021.