Grant Details

Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts - Biennium Grants

Contact
Name
Brittany Rakowitz, Community Arts Coordinator/Arts Program Specialist
Phone
808-586-0309
Address
Details
Programs
  • Arts, Culture and Humanities including Library, Museum and Historical Society Grants
  • Education
States
  • Hawaii
Maximum Grant Amount
$15,000
Deadline
September 30, 2024
Description

The Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts will begin accepting Intents to Apply for the HSFCA Biennium Grants Program on August 1.

This program supports projects designed to preserve and further culture, the arts, history, and/or the humanities beneficial to Hawai‘i.

Grant Categories

Heritage and Preservation
Proposed activities must address one or more of the following criteria:
  • Projects will encourage public awareness, access, appreciation, learning, participation and preservation of cultural arts, practices, history and heritage.
  • Projects may focus on instilling and building holistic cultural knowledge and understanding.
  • Projects may focus on unique cultural and traditional arts for the purpose of preserving family and cultural legacies for the next generations.
  • Projects may focus on building cultural capacity with specific cultural or traditional arts that are not robust across the state for the purpose of increasing beginning through advanced level practice.

Community Arts
Proposed activities must address one or more of the following criteria:
  • For the general public in a specified geographic region or rural community
  • For a specified targeted group (e.g. older adults, youth at risk, persons with disabilities, homeless individuals, individuals in correctional or institutional care facilities, public housing communities) or a cultural community

Arts Education
Proposed activities must address one or more of the following criteria:
  • Arts or arts integration take place in the preschool-12th grade classroom for public and public charter schools
  • Professional arts learning activities are available to children and youth, families and adults in the community
  • Enhance the ability and skills of public school and public charter school teachers, administrators, and artists to teach or direct arts education activities
  • Encourage, acknowledge, and recognize the artistic creativity and talents of students


Presenting and Performing Arts
Proposed activities must address one or more of the following criteria:
  • Provide opportunities for the public to experience and appreciate a wide variety of professional artistic and cultural activities
  • Recognize and encourage local artists
  • Encourage and develop audiences for the arts

Deadlines
Fiscal Year 2026
Intent to Apply: August 1, 2024, through September 30, 2024
Project Application: September 1, 2024, through October 30, 2024
Grant Implementation Period: July 1, 2025, through June 30, 2026

Fiscal Year 2027
Intent to Apply: August 1, 2024, through September 30, 2024
Project Application: September 1, 2024, through October 30, 2024
Grant Implementation Period: July 1, 2026, through June 30, 2027

Grant information was last reviewed by our staff on 1/22/2024

Application Link
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