Supporting those in need, even during the hardest of times, continues to be second nature for our community.
So, even as the COVID-19 pandemic maintains its unprecedented force and Hawaiʻi remains in an economic crisis, it’s no surprise that individuals and organizations across the state are doing what they can to provide financial relief and compassion for one another.
To help our customers navigate the various options available to them, we have compiled a list of these financial assistance programs, along with their regional eligibility and a link to the website.
|Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement||Hoʻāla Assistance Program||Honolulu County only|
|City & County of Honolulu||Household Hardship Relief Fund||Honolulu County only|
|Catholic Charities Hawaii||Community Assistance Program||Kauai|
|Maui Economic Organization||Hawaii Emergency Laulima Partnership||
|Aloha United Way / Hawaiian Electric||Hawaii Utility Bill Assistance Program||Statewide|
|National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation||Restaurant Employee Relief Fund||Nationwide|
|Modest Needs||Self-Sufficiency Grants||Nationwide|
|Aloha United Way||Aloha United Way COVID-19 Rent & Utility Assistance Program||Statewide|
|Academic Labor United||ALU Graduate Student Hardship Fund||Statewide|
|Helping Hands Hawaii||Hawaii Resilience Fund||Statewide|
|Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement||Kahiau Community Assistance Program||Statewide|
|University of Hawaii||Urgent Student Relief Fund||Statewide|
|Office of Hawaiian Affairs & Hawaiʻi Community Lending
||Ka Wailele Emergency Financial
**Please inquire with each program for the availability of assistance. Some programs have halted or suspended the acceptance of new applicants due to capacity issues.”
If you know of a financial assistance program not listed above, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will get it added to the list.