Aloha! The Pacific Islanders’ Cultural Association is accepting applications to fund projects that will contribute to our mission to develop and perpetuate the histories, cultures, traditional and contemporary folk arts of the Pacific Islanders through education during FY 2021.


Submission of Application:


Email to Subject line: Grant Application OR mail to:

Pacific Islanders’ Cultural Association, 699 Lewelling Blvd., Suite 146, #341, San Leandro, CA 94579, ATTN: PICA Grant Committee, Contact Number: 415 281-0221


Grant Instructions for Applicants


Eligibility Requirements:


    Applicant must be a Not-for-Project Organization in Good Standing

    Proposal must demonstrate that its goals and deliverables contribute to PICA’s principles and mission

    Proposal must describe use of requested grant funding



Grantee Requirements and Responsibilities:


    Follow all the terms and conditions associated with the grant.

    Notify PICA of changes to the project and proposal within 30 days.

    Submit to an in-person monitoring visit to the project by a PICA representative and/or provide a progress report including:

o Financial report

o Invoices, receipts, or paid bills

o Evidence of project progress (press releases/news clippings, program brochures, photos, data for number of events/activities held, persons/communities served, construction completed, etc.)

    Comply with and fulfill financial reporting requirements. Account for grant revenue and expenditures, including submission of back up documentation for expenses.

    Submit final financial and programmatic reports in a timely manner. (60 days following the end of the grant period.)

    Execute the project and grant management process in an ethical manner with oversight from the sponsoring organization.


Grantee Conditions:


    Volunteer at the Aloha Festival or other PICA activities.

    Offer cultural training or performance at the Aloha Festival or other PICA activities.    Support PICA and its activities.

    Credit and publicize PICA as grantor on all the project’s products, printed materials, online materials, exhibition signage, advertising using PICA’s logo and credit line.


Verbal credit shall be given if written credit is not applicable.

o Credit language: “This project/program/effort is supported by a grant from the Pacific Islanders’ Cultural Association