Ulupono Initiative

Hawaii Farm Bureau Foundation

To help local farmers feed local families during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Background

The Hawaii Farm Bureau Foundation will administer and distribute the funds to Hawaii farmers and non-profit organizations that purchase produce from Hawaii farmers. The aim is to bolster and sustain local food growers and the supply and distribution chain to meet the needs with fresh, locally grown food as the people of Hawaii unite to overcome the novel coronavirus.

Who We Worked With

The Hawai‘i Farm Bureau Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit charitable organization created to further promote agriculture and farming, and to enhance environmental stewardship in the State of Hawaii, through agricultural research, education, training, management, and public outreach. Created in 2007, the foundation addresses the critical needs and services of farmers and the agricultural industry.

How We Partnered

$150,000 grant provided through the Ulupono Fund at the Hawaii Community Foundation

Impact

  • To help farmers feed local families during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Sustain local food growers and the supply and distribution chain in the State of Hawaii.
  • Provide funds to local farmers to continue providing fresh produce to families Statewide.

At a Glance

Investment Area
Food, Local Food Production 
Financial Model
Non-Profit
Total Investment

$150,000

 
Website
hfbf.org