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Hawaii People's Fund Building movements for change

Hawaii People’s Fund Building movements for change

MEDIA RELEASE This year marks four decades of Hawaii People’s Fund re-distributing community donations as grants to grassroots organizations. Twice a year a panel of activists reviews proposals and jointly selects the grantees. This spring, Hawaii People’s Fund has awarded more than $65,000 to nearly one dozen island groups using creative, innovative strategies in working […]

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Hawaii People's Fund promotes change

Hawaii People’s Fund promotes change

MEDIA RELEASE “Charity is critical, especially in rough times like these,” says Hawaii People’s Fund Executive Director, Nancy Aleck, “but our approach is different. We support community groups working to improve our quality of life.” The Fund is a public foundation that raises money to collectively support grassroots organizations working for progressive social change throughout […]

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Hawaii People’s Fund awards 2011 spring grants

Hawaii People’s Fund awards 2011 spring grants

MEDIA RELEASE Together with partial matching funds from Hawaii Community Foundation, Hawaii People’s Fund announces nearly $45,000 in funding to support five Hawaii organizations working for justice and social change. Rather than addressing symptoms of injustice, these groups are working to alter the root causes of problems and develop stronger, more progressive and equitable systems […]

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Funding available for community organizations

Funding available for community organizations

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii People’s Fund is a community-based public foundation. Collective donations are redistributed as grant awards to grassroots organizations throughout Hawaii. Funding proposals for the spring cycle must be received by March 1. Organizations with budgets of $250,000 or less that are working for justice and progressive social change are encouraged to apply. Funding […]

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Hawaii Homegrown Food Network scores grant

Hawaii Homegrown Food Network scores grant

MEDIA RELEASE “Change, not charity” is the motto used by Hawaii People’s Fund. Charity is critical, especially in rough times like these, executive director Nancy Aleck said, but the organization’s approach is different. It supports community groups working to make change at the root of issues. The fund, established in 1972, is a nonprofit organization […]

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Hawaii People's Fund spring grants awarded

Hawaii People’s Fund spring grants awarded

MEDIA RELEASE “Change, not charity” is the motto used by Hawaii People’s Fund. The fund is a nonprofit organization that raises money to collectively support grassroots groups working for progressive social change throughout the islands. Through community donations, donor advised funds, and partial matches from Hawaii Community Foundation, Hawaii People’s Fund recently facilitated awards of […]

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