Thinking of Starting a Hawaiʻi Nonprofit?

The DCCA handles registration of all domestic and foreign nonprofit corporations in Hawaiʻi. For information about filing, fees and forms, visit:

Resources for Nonprofits

The work of local nonprofit organizations impacts the quality of life for everyone in Hawaiʻi. Recognizing the essential role they play in the economy and health of our community, the Hawaiʻi Community Foundation is committed to sharing knowledge about the nonprofit sector and strengthening nonprofit organizations through grants and training.

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Development Grants for Nonprofits

The Community-Based Economic Development Program offers loans, grants and technical assistance to eligible nonprofit, geographic, cultural or economic-based community groups.

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