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.

McInerny Foundation Awards $20,000

The McInerny Foundation has awarded $20,000 to INPEACE to advance the Indigenous Science Center’s Kapa Exhibit project. The Story of Kapa is a traveling exhibit that consists of ten large wooden display panels and fragile equipment.

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Aloha United Way and Hawaii Community Foundation Awards $300,000

Aloha United Way and the Hawai‘i Community Foundation are committed to finding solutions that lead to a more equitable and sustainable Hawai’i.  We are excited to share that INPEACE – Ho’oulu Waiwai Financial Capabilities is part of the 2022 – 2024 ALICE Initiative Cohort and have been granted $300,000 over the next three years!

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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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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

Hawai’i Tourism Authority

Kaulele Program | $20,000

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, Kaulele, and Keiki Steps Programs | $6,995,905

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