The reason for the Sony Open in Hawaii season is to benefit Friends of Hawaii Charities' annual grants program which provides funds to qualified not-for-profit organizations with programs serving Hawaii’s children, youth, women, elderly and impoverished in the following areas: culture, arts and education; healthcare and basic needs.

The 2021 Grant Application is available now and applications are accepted through December 28, 2020, 4 pm HT.  Please visit Grants Application and FAQs page to download the 2021 Online Grant Summary Manual and 2021 Grant Application for instructions.  If you are a 2020 grant recipient, please download and complete the 2020 Grant Follow Up Report.


The 2021 grants deadline was December 28, 2020 and we are no longer accepting applications for this year’s grant distribution.


Above photo of Friends of Hawaii Charities grant recipient HUGS (Help, Understanding & Group Support) by Ross Hamamura