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Notice #: 0001287826-01
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COUNTY OF HAWAI’I SEEKS APPLICANTS FOR STEWARDSHIP GRANTS TO MAINTAIN&PRESERVE LANDS ACQUIRED WITH MONIES FROM THE PUBLIC ACCESS, OPEN SPACE, AND NATURAL RESOURCES PRESERVATION FUND (FUND) The County of Hawai’i, Department of Parks and Recreation (P&R) is seeking applicants for stewardship grants to provide grants-in-aid for public safety maintenance and preservation of lands acquired by the FUND as stipulated in the Hawai’i County Charter, Article 10, Section 10-16 (h). Only 501(c)3 non-profits or an organization that operates under the umbrella of a 501(c)3 non-profit shall be considered for a stewardship grant. In addition to the grant application, the applicant must also submit a detailed business plan for the project along with a signed agreement to file a written report within one year after receipt of funds on what has been accomplished and how the money was spent. Below is a list of lands that P&R is currently accepting submissions. District/Property__Tax Map Key (3) |District/Property__Tax Map Key (3) Hamakua | South Kona Waipi’o Lookout 4-8-04:06 | Kealakekua 8-2-13:02 North Kohala | 8-2-13:04 Hale o Ka’ili 5-3-07:22 | 8-2-13:14 Pa’o’o 5-7-01:05 | 8-2-14:43 Kaiholena 5-8-01:11 | Pa’ikapahu 8-2-15:59 5-8-01:19 | Puna 5-8-01:20 | Pohoiki 1-3-08:34 5-8-01:21 | 1-3-08:97 5-8-01:22 | Ka’u 5-8-01:24 | Kahua Olohu 9-5-12:05 5-8-01:25 | Waikapuna 9-5-07:16 North Kona | Kawa/Kawa’a Bay 9-5-16:06 ‘O’oma 7-3-09:04 | 9-5-16:25 Kipapa Park 7-7-08:20 | 9-5-17:05 7-7-08:31 | 9-5-17:07 Applications and property information are available on-line at the following: http://www.hawaiicounty.gov/ selecting “Our County/Boards&Commissions/Public Access, Open Space, and Natural Resources Preservation Commission Folder/Stewardship Grant Program” or at the P&R office located in the Aupuni Center, 101 Pauahi Street, Suite 6, Hilo, Hawai’i 96720. Applicants must comply with all provisions of Hawai’i County Charter Article 10, Section 10-16 in addition to all applicable County, State and Federal laws. Grant awards are for one year. Groups seeking a multi-year project may re-apply each August 1st. Deadline for completed applications must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, August 31, 2020 or postmarked by that date if sending by mail. If you have any questions, please contact Reid Sewake at 961-8311. County of Hawai’i is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer (WHT/HTH1287826 7/26, 8/2, 8/9/20)