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(HONOLULU – August 7, 2017) Ad 2 Honolulu is calling all interested non-profit organizations to apply for a FREE public awareness campaign this year. The selected organization will receive a year-long campaign that includes marketing, public relations, creative executions and advertising in television, radio, print, and web. Notably, past public service campaigns have reached values ...
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HOʻOKUPAʻA – KANU ME KA LAULIMA KAKOU 5th Annual Conference on Community Development &Financing Monday, March 27, 2017 William S. Richardson School of Law The Purpose of the Conference As the demand for funding developments (i.e. capital improvement and energy projects) increases, traditional methods of capitalizing projects become increasingly inadequate. There are alternatives. By creatively ...
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Small, non-farm businesses in Hawaii County are now eligible to apply for low‑interest federal disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). These loans offset economic losses because of reduced revenues caused by the drought in Hawaii County that began on April 5, 2016, announced Director Tanya N. Garfield of SBA’s Disaster Field Operations Center ‑ ...
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Windward Community College has partnered with the State of Hawaii Ag Advisory Board and Dept. of Labor’s Workforce Development Division to offer specialized training and support to Oahu ag farmers, entrepreneurs and businesses. This course is for individuals interested in starting or have recently started an ag business (growing crops, value-added, CSA) to create an ...
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                The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of Rural 
Development is hosting a Public Private Partnership Meeting. The focus 
of this two-day meeting will be on public-private partnerships for rural 
communities.
 The morning of Day One will focus on Lender’s Training. This will be 
a discussion ...
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Honolulu, HI—The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) recently launched a community-based economic development accelerator program, the CBED AcceleratorTM.  CNHA-Technical Assistance Services administers the program designed to accelerate community-based economic development in Hawaii. The first five nonprofit organizations have been selected for the CBED AcceleratorTM, which will specifically assist organizations in the development ...
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Kapolei, HI—It is a common experience for nonprofits to struggle with maintaining staff or programming year after year depending on what grant funding is available or actually awarded. Knowing the value of the programs that these organizations run on behalf of their respective communities, DBEDT’s Community-Based Economic Development Accelerator is looking to mentor and support ...
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Hilo, Hawaii, May 22, 2015 – State Director Chris J. Kanazawa today announced that $30 million available to farmers, ranchers and food entrepreneurs to develop new product lines. Funding will be made available through USDA’s Value-Added Producer Grant (VAPG) program.   “The Value Added Producers Grant (VAPG) program not only enables farmers and ranchers with ...
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The 3rd Annual Conference on Community Development & Financing (Kanu Me Ka Laulima Kakou) was held on March 23 and 24 at Windward Community College. This conference is a forum for addressing the many needs of businesses and communities, non-profit organizations, and Hawaiian Homestead communities, particularly as regards project financing and capital fundraising. Mark Ritchie, ...
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