Our Funders

INPEACE is a nonprofit organization that relies on funders and in-kind partners to provide programs and services that strengthen, support, educate and empower our communities. To all of the funders and in-kind partners who support INPEACE’s programs and initiatives, mahalo nui loa.

Native Hawaiian Education Program Awards $10,823,829

In the world of education, every opportunity to make a difference in the lives of students is worth celebrating. We are thrilled to share the exciting news that our Keiki Steps and Ka Lama Education Academy programs has been ganted a significant award totaling $10,459,829 from the Native Hawaiian Education Program for the next 3 years. This achievement marks a pivotal moment in our commitment to serving Native Hawaiian students and the broader community.

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Kaiser Permanente Awards $50,000

It is with immense pride and joy that we share remarkable news of being honored with a Kaiser Permanente grant award in the amount of $50,000 to our Ho’oulu Waiwai program. This award is a testament to our unwavering commitment to providing exceptional services to our community.

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National Science Foundation Awards $2,000,000

In a momentous development, the National Science Foundation has bestowed upon our Kaulele Program a prestigious award of $2,000,000, set to be distributed over the next five years. This not only signifies a monumental achievement but also propels us further along our path towards establishing an indigenous-led design framework for STEM exhibits. The significance of this recognition lies not only in the financial backing it provides but in the validation of our mission to create impactful STEM learning experiences rooted in indigenous wisdom and perspectives.

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Freeman Foundation Fund Awards $75,000

The Freeman Foundation Fund, in partnership with the Hawai’i Community Foundation awarded $75,000 to our Ho’ala program to provide tuition subsidies to families with keiki in an early learning program. This award reflects our commitment to supporting educational opportunities for young keiki in the Leeward O’ahu communities.

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Samuel N. and Mary Castle Foundation Awards $50,000

The Samuel N. and Mary Castle Foundation awarded $50,000 to strengthen the administrative and operational support for our Keiki Steps Family-Child Interactive Learning preschool and Early Literacy program to ensure retention and availability of seats and to expand evidence literacy instruction and materials into smaller childcare groups in the community.

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Department of Community Services City & County of Honolulu

Ho‘oulu Waiwai Program | $200,000

Hawai‘i P-20 Partnerships for Education, University of Hawai‘i

Early Literacy Program | $1,196,604

Office of Hawaiian Affairs

Ho‘oulu Waiwai, Ka Lama, and Kupu Ola Programs | $659,236

State of Hawai‘i Department of Health, Division of Maternal & Child Health Branch

Hi‘ilei Program | $2,905,862

State of Hawai‘i Department of Human Services, Office of Youth Services

Kupu Ola Program | $700,000

Institute of Museum and Library Services

Kaulele Program | $398,795

National Science Foundation

Kaulele Program | $2,300,000

U.S. Department of Education – Native Hawaiian Education Program

Ka Lama & Keiki Steps Programs | $13,714,708

U.S. Small Business Administration

Center for Entrepreneurship | $500,000

Stupski Foundation

General Fund | $50,000

The Hearst Foundations

Ho‘oulu Waiwai Program | $100,000

Aloha United Way

Ho’oulu Waiwai Program | $300,000

Atherton Family Foundation

Kaulele Program | $40,000

Central Pacific Bank Foundation

Kaulele Program | $10,000

Children’s Behavioral Health of Hawai‘i Community Foundation

General Fund | $20,000

Cooke Foundation

Kaulele Program | $10,000

Freeman Foundation Fund

Ho‘āla Program | $150,000

Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation

Center for Entrepreneurship | $300,000

Hawai’i Council for the Humanities

General Fund | $15,000

Hawai’i Resilience Fund of Hawai’i Community Foundation

Kaulele Program | $45,000

James & Abigail Campbell Family Foundation

Ka Lama and Kupu Ola Programs | $100,000

Kaiser Permanente

Ho’oulu Waiwai Program | $50,000

Kamehameha Schools

Ho‘āla, Ka Lama, and Keiki Steps Programs | $5,891,517

McInerny Foundation

Kaulele Program | $20,000

Native Hawaiian Organization Association

Keiki Steps Program | $21,061

Samuel & Mary Castle Foundation

Early Literacy and Keiki Steps Programs | $230,000

Business Action Center

Chaminade University

Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement (CNHA)

‘Eleu Native Hawaiian Consortium

Employee Trust Fund

Hamada Financial Group

Hanakēhau Learning Farm

Hawai‘i Jump$tart Coaltion

Hawai‘i State Teachers Standards Board

Hawai‘i Tax Help

Hawaiian Community Assets

Howard Hughes Corporation – Ward Village

Ka Makana Ali‘i

Kamehameha Schools

Learning Disabilities Association of Hawaiʻi

Lili‘uokalani Trust

MA‘O Organic Farms

Moloka‘i General Hospital

Na Pu‘uwai, Moloka‘i

Nānākuli Public Library

Native Hawaiian Education Council

OK Farms – Hilo

Partners In Development

Pearl Hawai‘i Federal Credit Union

State of Hawai‘i Department of Education

University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Hawai‘inuiakea, School of Hawaiian Knowledge

University of Hawaiʻi, College of Education

University of Hawaiʻi (Mānoa, West Oʻahu, Leeward CC, Honolulu CC)

Villages of Kapolei