ALOHA GRANTS

aloha.jpgThe Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Hawaii (RPCVHI) launched the ALOHA Grant through the Peace Corps Partnership Program in 2008. The Peace Corps' Partnership Program provides funding for community-initiated projects being overseen by our volunteers serving around the world. Since its inception in 1964, the Partnership Program has assisted thousands of Peace Corps Volunteers, in every Peace Corps country, in order to benefit the health and well-being of their host communities. 

Eligibility: Who Can Apply?
Peace Corps Volunteers that have been serving more than 3 months, preference is given to state residents of Hawai`i.

Award Amount: How Much Can a PCV Receive?

Variable. Generally, small grants from to  $250 to $1000.

Application Deadline: When Do I Apply?
There is no deadline, applications may be submitted at any time.

Application Process: How Do I Apply?
Step 1: Review the Peace Corps Small Grants Program Volunteer Handbook and the Peace Corps Grants Online Guide for Peace Corps volunteer

Small Grants Volunteer Handbook  Grants Online Guide

Aloha Grant information 2018 MS Word.docx

Step 2: Follow the instructions  to complete the application online or in paper form

Step 3: List our local group (RPCVHI) as the Referral.

Step 4: Contact RPCVHI and let us know you have submitted a proposal either to the Peace Corps or directly to RPCVHI for an Aloha Grant.

For more information on Peace Corps Small Grants Program, please visit www.peacecorps.gov/ggm/smallgrants.

For more information on RPCVHI Aloha Grant, please the RPCVHI  at rpcvhi.treasurer@gmail.com


2018 Aloha Grant Recipient

Kamaka Dias (PCV Madagascar)

Computer Lab Project

Peace Corps Volunteer, Kamaka Dias, has worked in Madagascar since 2017.  He applied for and received a $1000 Aloha Grant in January 2018.  His grant helped to fund his computer project. He has been able to buy eleven (11) computers: one (1)  for my middle school, one (1)  for my high school,one (1) for the local radio station, and the eight (8) for his computer lab. Kamaka had extra money to buy a printer, materials to paint a world map, and headphones for each computer.  Kamaka is thankful to his RPCVHI Ohana for helping him with his computer project.



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