Young Brothers Now Accepting Community Grant Applications
By Sonia Isotov
Young Brothers, Limited (YB) and Hawaiian Tug & Barge (HTB) are now accepting grant applications for their Community Gift Giving Program from non-profit community organizations in Maui County.
HTB/YB established the Community Gift Giving Program in 2001 to provide recognition and support to charitable community organizations on each island. Since its inception, the community gift-giving program contributed more than $699,900 to 743 non-profit organizations throughout the State of Hawaii, of which $265,000 went to 245 Maui organizations.
Community organizations that meet the following criteria are invited to submit applications for HTB/YB grant consideration:
- IRS Approved under Section 501 (c) 3
- Purpose of organization is related to:
- Civic and Community Service
- Youth Activities
- Cultural Enrichment
- Special Community Projects
The program will award grants of up to $2,500 per organization.
The Maui County Community Advisory Board members are Roy Katsuda, chairperson; Sandy Baz and Jo-Ann Ridao of Maui; and Alberta de Jetley of Lanai.
Completed applications must be postmarked no later than Monday, November 19. Application forms and information are available at www.youngbrothershawaii.com under “Community Gift Giving” or by calling Hale Mahaolu at (808) 872-4100.