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Kaneta Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-05-29

At A Glance

Kaneta Foundation

(formerly Kaneta Charitable Foundation)

827 Fort Street Mall

Honolulu, HI United States 96813-4317

Telephone: (808) 566-5550


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $3,817,587

Total giving: $349,754






Established in 1999 in HI

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for human services, community development, religion and spiritual development, and youth development; funding also for scholarships to graduating Christian high school seniors who are residents of HI.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships to graduating Christian high school seniors of HI.

Scholarship Program

Scholarships to graduating Christian high school seniors throughout HI. Applicants are evaluated according to character, financial need, academic achievement, and past community involvement. Applicants may re-apply each year as long as they maintain a 3.0 GPA. Scholarship amounts vary from $3,000 each year for four year programs, and $1,500 each year for two year programs. Vocational scholarships of $1,000 are also provided.

Fields of Interest

  • Buddhism
  • Christianity
  • Education
  • Health
  • Human services
  • Lutheranism
  • Philanthropy
  • Protestantism
  • Religion
  • Youth development
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Children and youth
  • Christians
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Seniors

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $3,817,587 (market value)

Expenditures: $410,749

Total giving: $349,754

Qualifying distributions: $349,754