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.

Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott graces INPEACE with a $5 Million Gift for Education in Indigenous Communities

We are pleased to announce the Institute for Native Pacific Education and Culture (INPEACE) received a historic gift of $5 million from Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, the largest single unrestricted donation received by INPEACE in our 28 years of operation and the most remarkable investment towards our mission. As a result of a national search and an extensive research process, the gift was made in support of our educational work with indigenous people.

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Office of Hawaiian Affairs Awards $175,000

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) has awarded $175,000 to INPEACE through the Native Hawaiian Teacher Education & Professional Development Grant to support the collaborative work with Native Hawaiian community members working towards their academic and professional goals on a teacher career pathway.

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U.S. Department of Education – Native Hawaiian Education Program Awards $1,044,941

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded $350,471 to INPEACE through the Native Hawaiian Education Program to support an afterschool culture- and place-based program that engages Native Hawaiian youth in the discovery of self, cultural identity, and connection to place in order to promote and develop motivation, pride, and leadership skills to envision and work towards a positive future and academic success.

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Department of Community Services City & County of Honolulu

Ho‘oulu Waiwai Program | $200,000

Office of Hawaiian Affairs

Ho‘oulu Waiwai, Ka Lama, and Kupu Ola Programs | $1,009,164

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

Keiki Steps Program | $265,476

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

Hi‘ilei Program | $1,824,909

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

Kupu Ola Program | $400,000

Institute of Museum and Library Services

Kaulele Program | $199,642

National Science Foundation

Kaulele Program | $143,476

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

Ka Lama & Keiki Steps Programs | $10,274,539

U.S. Small Business Administration

INPEACE 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 – Financial Capabilities | $300,000

Children’s Behavioral Health of Hawai‘i Community Foundation

General fund | $10,000

Hawai’i Community Foundation – Hawai’i Resilience Fund

Kaulele Program | $30,000

James & Abigail Campbell Family Foundation

Ka Lama Program | $50,000

James & Abigail Campbell Family Foundation

Ka Lama Program | $50,000

Kamehameha Schools

Ho‘āla, Ka Lama, and Keiki Steps Programs | $1,136,100

McInerny Foundation

Kaulele Program | $20,000

Samuel & Mary Castle Foundation

General Fund | $50,000

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