DHHC Grant Application (FY2020)


The Department of Housing and Human Concerns (DHHC) Immigrant Services Division (ISD) is responsible for the administration of a $25k grant subsidy to be awarded by the County of Maui. The grant subsidy is awarded to organizations that provide acculturation programs and services to Maui’s immigrant community in the areas of individual, family, and/or youth services, ESL programs, job readiness and training, self-sufficiency, and multiculturalism.

Grant Subsidy

The grant subsidy is administered by DHHC. ISD executes and manages the grant subsidy awarded by the County.

Grant Subsidy Applications

DHHC Grant Application

In an effort to meet the needs of Maui County’s immigrant communities, all qualified private non-profit and for-profit organizations providing or planning to provide services in the area of acculturation such as individual, family, and/or youth services, English as a Second Language (ESL), job readiness and training, self-sufficiency, and multiculturalism within Maui County are invited to submit a Grant Application to the Department of Housing and Human Concerns (DHHC).

Grant Subsidy funding period will be from February 1, 2020 to June 30, 2020.

Grant Subsidy Categories Include:

  • Acculturation - Multiculturalism
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Youth Centers and Programs
  • Youth and Family Services
  • Self-Sufficiency
  • Job Training and Readiness

Qualifying Requirements for Applicants:

  • Must be a profit organization incorporated under the laws of the State of Hawaii, or a non-profit organization determined to be exempt from federal income tax by the Internal Revenue Service.
  • In case of a nonprofit organization, have a governing board whose members have no material conflict of interest and serve without compensation.
  • Have bylaws or policies which describe the manner in which business is conducted. Such bylaws or policies shall include provisions relating to nepotism and management potential conflict-of-interest situations.
  • Be licensed and accredited in accordance with applicable requirements of Federal, State, and County governments, as necessary.
  • Providers for English language programs must have ESL certification from a nationally accredited institution by either of the two following bodies: The Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET) or the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA).

Grant Subsidy Application Submission:

Qualified organizations wishing to submit a request for grant subsidy funds are required to use the FY2020 Grant Application forms.

Grant Applications will be reviewed by the DHHC and ISD.

Applications Available: November 29, 2019 and Due (no later than) December 30, 2019

Hand delivered applications: Must be delivered to the DHHC Immigrant Services Division office at 2200 Main Street, Suite 547, Wailuku, Maui, and received no later than 4:30 p.m. on December 30, 2019.

Mailed applications: Must be sent to the DHHC, Immigrant Services Division at 2200 Main Street, Suite 547, Wailuku, Maui, 96793 and postmarked no later than December 30, 2019.