Navigating Grant Resources

If you’re completely new to seeking funds to support your nonprofit, click on the links below to access resources that can help you get started.

  • For the basics about fundraising in the nonprofit sector, including the charitable solicitation law– what it is and how to comply with it, click here.
  • To learn more about principles and practices that support ethical fundraising, click here.
  • To experience the Kūkulu Switchboard, a platform that connects community to resource stewards (philanthropy, donors, peers), and enables timely resource exchange through a human-operated online platform, click here.
  • If you are wondering how to start a nonprofit organization, click here.

If you’re interested in learning more about cultivating relationships with individual donors or overall fund development strategies, click here to connect with training opportunities from the Association of Fundraising Professionals – Aloha Chapter.

Before you apply for a grant from a local trust or foundation, click here to access HANO’s webinar on Good Grantsmanship practices

If you’re looking for a consultant to help you with prospecting or grant writing, click here to connect to the Hawaii Community Benefit Consultants website. You can also search HANO’s Grants Database to find the grant that is right for your organization.