The Maui United Way’s Wildfire Disaster Relief grants support programs providing vital services to individuals and families impacted by the 2023 wildfires in Lahaina and Kula.
Donor Name: Maui United Way (MUW)
Type of Grant: Grant
Size of the Grant: $10,000
MUW is committed to ensuring diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of programs and services and seeks to fund programs that provide needed resources, opportunities, and support to the individuals and families most significantly impacted by the wildfires.
Phase 2 Maui Wildfire Disaster Relief Grants Funding Focus Areas
- Keiki and Young Adults
- This focus area may include programs or services for this age group (0 – 18) who lived in the fire impact zone to regain some sense of normalcy. (Not including Mental Health)
- Mental Health
- This focus area may include programs or services that support the mental health of individuals of any age who have lost loved ones, lost homes, or have had to relocate or lost their sense of place or connection.
- Stable Housing
- This focus area may include programs or services to assist impacted individuals and families in obtaining stable housing.
- Job Training, Education, and Employment Services
- This focus area may include programs or services to assist individuals who lost their jobs due to fires and securing new employment through education, training, or placement.
Maui Fire Disaster Relief grant awards will be capped at $10,000. Nonprofit organizations are limited to one grant application per phase.
A Maui-based organization is eligible if the organization meets the following requirements:
- Holds a 501(c)(3) determination and is currently in good standing with the IRS
- Compliant with the Patriot Act
- In good standing with the Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
- Registered and compliant with the Hawaii Attorney General’s Office
- Fiscally sound
For more information, visit MUW.