Most people are confused about personal grants in Hawaii. If you live in the state of Hawaii and are looking for personal financial assistance such as supplemental security income, Medicaid, or state social services, you should look into government benefits instead. Personal grants are financial aid from the local government of Hawaii for its residents under certain circumstances - the use of the financial funding must have a meaningful purpose to the economy of Hawaii.

Personal Grants for Work At Home Residents of Hawaii

With the aid from the federal government, the department of finance & economic growth in Hawaii is able to provide financial support to residents who work at home. According to the latest research, in Hawaii, there are over 14,320 business identities have 0 to 4 employees. This number includes people who work at home with sole proprietorship. To be eligible, you must be a resident of Hawaii and have a registered business in Hawaii. If your business is in one of the following areas: medicine, education, scientific research, and technology development, you have a higher chance of getting your grant application approved.

Personal Grants for Education for Residents of Hawaii

Not all students or teachers are eligible to apply for personal education grants in Hawaii. According to US Census,

In Hawaii:

  • 90.40% have high school diplomas
  • 29.60% have at least one post secondary degree
  • 9.90% have at least one graduate school degree

As you do not have to pay back the amount of grants given to you, Hawaii's office of education ensures that personal grants are only given to individuals who need financial assistance for their education related to medicine, education, scientific research, or technology development. And recipients must use their new knowledge and skill set to improve the economy of Hawaii.

Personal Grants for Veterans in Hawaii

There are more than 86,900 veterans (both active and retired) in Hawaii. If you have enrolled, or currently participating in the military, naval force, or air force, you are eligible to apply for veteran personal grants as long as the funds are being used to stimulate the economy of Hawaii.

You can look at personal grants as "government grants for individuals". Therefore, there are many other types of personal grants such as personal housing grants. If an individual receives grants from the government, he or she has received a type of "personal grants". It is much harder for individuals to receive grants than it is for businesses to receive grants. Hawaii residents apply for different types of state government grants by contacting Hawaii financial aid agencies, or

Access Applicant Portal

Current online applicants in Hawaii are browsing from the following cities: Honoka'a, Hakalau, Papa'aloa, Volcano Village, Ho'olehua, Na'alehu, Holualoa, Makawao, Kapaau, Lanai

Recent State Funding Opportunities

Below is a list of opportunities recently published in the local state:

Funding Opportunity
Native Hawaiian Library Services Grants (2023) (apply)

Funding Number: NAG HAWAIIAN FY23
Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services
Category: Arts (see Cultural Affairs in CFDA), Humanities (see Cultural Affairs in CFDA)
Funding Amount: $150,000
2023 NOAA Hawaii Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Program (apply)

Funding Number: NOAA NOS OCM 2023 2007573
Agency: Department of Commerce
Category: Education, Environment
Funding Amount: $150,000
NEPA, Natural, and Cultural Resources Support to USMC I&L/MCICOM, MCIPAC, and MCB Hawaii (apply)

Funding Number: W911KB 22 2 0019
Agency: Department of Defense, Alaska District
Category: Environment
Funding Amount: $619,351
Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services (2023) (apply)

Funding Number: NANH FY23
Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services
Category: Arts (see Cultural Affairs in CFDA), Humanities (see Cultural Affairs in CFDA)
Funding Amount: $100,000
Native Hawaiian Resource Center on Domestic Violence (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2022 ACF ACYF EV 0164
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children Families - ACYF/FYSB
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $1,000,000
Environmental Support at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Oahu, Hawaii (apply)

Funding Number: W911KB 22 2 0017
Agency: Department of Defense, Alaska District
Category: Environment
Funding Amount: $435,239
Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (apply)

Funding Number: FG 22 001
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminis
Category: Health
Funding Amount: $700,000
Natural Resources & Threatened Endangered Species Mgmt US Army Garrison Hawaii Oahu (apply)

Funding Number: W9126G22 2 SOI 3024
Agency: Department of Defense, Fort Worth District
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $30,000,000
Native Hawaiian Non-Profit Organization Child Care Grant (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2022 ACF OCC YN 0090
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OCC
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $1,000,000
American Indian and Native Hawaiian Non-Profit Organization Child Care Grant (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2022 ACF OCC YN 0091
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OCC
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $1,000,000

 

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