Chun Foundation

The Chun Foundation in Memory of Say Chong Chun, Chew Hoong Lum Chun, and Bowman Michael Chun was created in 1994 for the purpose of funding organizations which carry on medical research into the causes and cures of the diseases of children, and those which provide funds for the medical care of such children, particularly the children of Hawaii. The donor, Bowman Michael Chun, established the foundation in honor of his parents and in recognition of his concern for the plight and suffering of children in Hawaii who are afflicted with disease.

Foundation Documents

Foundation Documents

Historical Background (PDF)

Program Information


  • Proposals will be considered for Research (basic or clinical); or Medical Care.
  • Grant awards generally range between $10,000 - $15,000.
  • Indirect and/or administrative costs are limited to 5% of the project/program budget.
  • All recipient organizations should plan to submit a financial report for the project/program for the period in which grant monies were spent (but no less often than annually) and a brief narrative report describing the process, completion or summary of the funded project/program. Organizations that fail to submit progress reports or a final report may not be considered for additional funding.

Specific Eligibility Criteria for Medical Care

  • Children who are aged 15 and under, born, raised and living in the State of Hawaii. 
  • Is suffering from a childhood disease 
  • Is in financial need


Foundation Documents for Program Grants

Request for Proposals (PDF)

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