Hawaiian Island Wildfires, CCOF Disaster Relief Funding

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Written by Shawna Rodgers on Tuesday, August 15, 2023

The CCOF Foundation offers relief funding for organic farms experiencing hardship, often due to climate disasters. When fires affect small organic farms, like the recent fires that devastated many communities on Maui and on several of the Hawaiian Islands, the CCOF Foundation is here to help. 

Please consider donating to the CCOF Foundation’s Hardship Assistance program. When we respond to climate disasters like this one, 100 percent of your donation will go directly to farmers in need. 

Donations can be made online at www.ccof.org/donate. Contact CCOF Foundation Donor Relations Manager Shawna Rodgers at srodgers@ccof.org for assistance with wire transfers or check payments. 

Please share this blog with any organic farmers on the Hawaiian Islands who may need funding, or among any of your friends, family, and network that are looking for ways to support Hawaiian organic farmers recovering from these devastating fires. More information about CCOF’s hardship relief funding, including eligibility requirements, is available at https://ccof.org/page/hardship-assistance.  


The Bricmont Hardship Assistance Fund has a long history of granting to organic producers recovering from natural disasters like drought, wildfires, and floods, unforeseeable life events, and other difficulties that can be challenging to any business. As climate change and other challenges continue to impact farming communities, the Bricmont Hardship Assistance Fund is part of an important support network helping organic businesses thrive. 

Qualified applicants will receive financial assistance to help cover losses from natural disasters, personal hardship, or other unplanned emergencies.

Grant amounts range between $1,000 and $20,000.