Good health is essential to help people move and remain out of poverty. Poor physical or mental health can prevent or complicate the pursuit of education, employment, and other opportunities for economic mobility.
Domestic Violence Action Center
$100,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides outreach programs, legal services, and case coordination for survivors of intimate partner violence and their families.https://www.thehotline.org/
Employment provides the best opportunity for personal success and financial security. Quality training programs that lead to employment enable individuals and families to achieve economic stability.
$500,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides work-based learning opportunities for youth, ages 16 to 24, who are not enrolled in school and/or are unemployed.https://www.kupuhawaii.org/
Marimed Foundation for Island Healthcare Training
$200,000 program grant to support the expansion of the Maritime Careers Exploration and Placement program, which will increase access to maritime job training and placement for adults in rural communities.http://marimed.org/
Education can help break the cycle of poverty. Providing at-risk children and youth with academic opportunities helps prepare them for a stable and productive future. The Foundation is dedicated to supporting organizations that provide or supplement a high-quality education from kindergarten through high school.
Teach for America – Hawai‘i
$600,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which will strengthen summer school offerings for public school students in a rural area and increase the number of homegrown teachers in Hawaiʻi’s Title I public schools.https://www.teachforamerica.org/where-we-work/hawaii
Consortium for Hawai‘i Ecological Engineering Education
$350,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides science and math tutoring, as well as STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) programs for middle school students.
Adult Friends for Youth
$50,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which uses a trauma-informed intervention that works to reduce violence and increase educational and career opportunities for youth.https://www.afyhawaii.com/
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