The GIFT Foundation of Hawaii is now accepting applications for our 2016 beneficiaries. CLICK HERE for a copy of the application. Completed applications must be received by May 1, 2016. For questions please email us at

The GIFT Foundation of Hawaii’s mission is to encourage young adults to participate in philanthropic giving.

Each year the GIFT Foundation of Hawaii selects several local non-profit organizations or programs to benefit from funds raised through our annual fundraising event.


GIFT Foundation 2015 Beneficiaries

Na Kama Kai
Nā Kama Kai [NKK] is a marine non-profit, established in 2008, to provide critical ocean education to Hawaiʻi’s youth. Guided by this vision, NKK’s mission is to empower youth by creating, conducting, and supporting ocean-based programs, specifically targeting ocean safety and conservation awareness.

Center for Tomorrow’s Leaders
The Center for Tomorrow’s Leaders (CTL) was established in 2003 to engage, equip, and empower Hawaii’s youth to become tomorrow’s visionary leaders. With signature programs and resources, CTL identifies and trains teens with leadership potential through comprehensive, character-focused programs.

Hands in Helping Out
Founded in 2009 by three young professionals, Hands In Helping Out (HIHO) is dedicated to building a network of motivated volunteers and volunteer leaders who make a difference for the Hawai‘i community through service. We are the only non-profit in the state that focuses solely on volunteer engagement.