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Elsie H. Wilcox Foundation

Area Served: Hawaii - Statewide
Proposal Due: September 1st

The Distribution Committee provides assistance to qualified tax-exempt (501 (C) (3) charitable organizations throughout Hawaii whose programs benefit a sizeable number of people, with a preference for programs and projects on the Island of Kauai. 

Although the Trust is broad-purposed, it does not make grants to individuals, to endowments, for reserve purposes, or deficit financing; neither does it provide multiple-year funding.

Foundation Documents
  - Historical Background (PDF)
  - Grant List (PDF)

Program Information

Policy
Support is provided for programs that better the lives of individuals and families in the state of Hawaii with preference to Kauai Island.

Fields of Interest
  - Arts & Culture
  - Education
  - Environment
  - Health
  - Human Services
  - Religion
  - Community

Specific Eligibility Criteria
  - Prefers 100% Board of Director financial participation
  - Commitment of school principal (if applicable)
  - Accepts fiscal sponsors

Foundation Documents for Program Grants

Grant Application Information (PDF)

Reporting Guidelines (PDF)

General Operating Information

Policy
Support is usually provided to organizations that have an established relationship with the Trust. 

Fields of Interest
  - Arts & Culture
  - Education
  - Environment
  - Health
  - Human Services
  - Religion
  - Community

Specific Eligibility Criteria
  - Prefers 100% Board of Director financial participation
  - Plan for continued sustainability

Foundation Documents for General Operating Grants

Grant Application Information (PDF)

Reporting Guidelines (PDF)

General Capital Information

Policy
Grants are provided for small capital projects or equipment with total costs of less than $500,000.   

Fields of Interest
  - Arts & Culture
  - Education
  - Environment
  - Health
  - Human Services
  - Religion
  - Community

Specific Eligibility Criteria
  - Prefers 100% Board of Director financial participation
  - Validation of expenses

Foundation Documents for General Capital Grants

Grant Application Information (PDF)

Reporting Guidelines (PDF)