Grants

Every year the Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Foundation gives grants to teams and events that help develop Hawaii’s ocean athletes and perpetuate Duke’s legacy through beach and water sports. 2022-2023 Grant Applications will open on this page in the Fall.

2021-2022

Event Grant Recipients

Hawaii Water Polo Inc.

Kaikeha Inc.

Kanaka Ikaika Racing Association

Kauai Lifeguard Association

Lanikai Canoe Club

Nā Kama Kai

North Shore Swim Series

Outrigger Canoe Club - Cline Mann

Outrigger Canoe Club - Dad Center Race

Outrigger Canoe Club - Macfarlane Race

PA'A (Paddling Athletes Association)

Special Olympics Hawaii Inc.

Surfrider Spirit Sessions

Swim Kauai Aquatics

Event Grants

Event grants support community events anywhere in Hawai’i that perpetuate Duke’s legacy and spirit and promote ocean, beach, and sports activities and water safety. Application requirements:
• Online Application
• Letter of Financial Need
• Event History (Last Three Years)
• Comparison of Event to Similar Competitions
• Federal Tax Return (if filed) or Financial Statement
• Organization’s Purpose Statement
• Recent Photographs of Event*

Apply

2021-2022

Team Grant Recipients

Ikaika Hawaii

Kaha Nalu Hawaii

Kamehameha Swim Club

Spike and Serve Club

Windclub Hawaii

Team Grants

Team grants are awarded to local teams who compete in the sports that Duke played and loved: Swimming, Surfing, Canoe Paddling, Kayaking, Diving, Water Polo, Sailing & Volleyball. Successful applicants often make a request for their team to compete in a specific event or to develop disadvantaged youth through a team’s season. Application requirements:
• Online Application
• Letter of Financial Need
• Statement of Team History, Performance, and Composition
• Team’s Federal Tax Return (if filed) or Financial Statement
• Team’s Athletic Resume (Last Three Years)
• Reference Letter(s)
• Organization’s Purpose Statement
• Recent Photographs of Teams

Apply