Proposals for Phase 2 Maui Wildfire Disaster Relief grants will be accepted until 5 p.m. HST on September 29, 2023. Maui United Way’s Wildfire Disaster Relief grants support programs providing vital services to individuals and families impacted by the August 2023 wildfires in Lahaina and Kula.
This initiative aims to provide crucial support to individuals and families affected by the devastating August 2023 fires in Lahaina and Kula.
The online application and more information is accessible at mauiunitedway.org/relieffunding. Notifications of grant awards will be communicated in mid-October, with the grant period starting on Oct. 20, 2023.
Grants will be awarded in the following four funding focus areas and must be used to support services provided between October 2023 and January 2024.
Maui Fire Disaster Relief grant awards will be capped at $10,000. Agencies are limited to one grant application per phase.
Applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. HST on Friday, September 29, 2023. Notifications of grant awards will be made by mid-October 2023. The grant period will begin on October 20, 2023, and conclude on January 31, 2024.
MUW is committed to ensuring diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of our 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.
This grant application is open to all qualified 501(c)(3) organizations within the island of Maui that are directly assisting individuals and families impacted by the wildfires. For information visit Maui United Way's Maui Fire Disaster Relief Nonprofit Funding page, here.
Nonprofits can apply and submit their application directly here.
Maui Economic Opportunity has started the MEO-Maui Fires Fund to help place those who lost their homes in Maui fires into safe and secure housing as soon as possible.
Donations will be used to pay for rents. MEO and others have put out a call for available units in the community and have been assembling lists. MEO is currently designing a housing program and should have it up and running soon with the scope based on donations received.
About Maui Economic Opportunity
Maui Economic Opportunity, Inc., is a 58-year-old nonprofit agency that’s part of the national Community Action Partnership network, whose goal is to help low income individuals and families and disenfranchised people help themselves and transform their lives.
OFFER support or post a NEED for support or services in this local community disaster relief Facebook page. The purpose of this group is where we can have a "go to" hub to locally exchange information of supplies/help *needed* and services and help we can *offer* due to disasters on Maui.
This group will only help with YOUR help. Please SHARE this group. Invite people. Etc. Let's help our friends and families get their lives back!
✔️1. If you have something to *OFFER* (manpower, supplies, services, clean up, food, transportation, housing, etc) please start your post in ALL CAPS saying *OFFER*
✔️2. If you are in *NEED* of something (specific supplies, manpower, services, food, transportation, housing, etc) please start your post in ALL CAPS saying *NEED*.
✔️3. If you have an announcement of volunteer opportunities, meetings, new developments on Maui regarding the fire, legit donation websites, etc. Please start your post in ALL CAPS saying *ANNOUNCEMENT*
PLEASE try to keep to these categories so we can use this group to be as effective and helpful as possible
Please keep in mind whenever DONATING to ANY cause, please only donate items in clean, unstained, smell free and working conditions. It is disrespectful to think that anyone would want stained, smelly or broken items.
By continuing to support our Maui ʻohana, Lāhui Foundation will be collecting monetary donations. Your donations will go directly towards fire recovery efforts for residents of Maui who have been effected by the destructive fire in Lāhaina.