Samuel N. and Mary Castle Foundation logo

Mission & Core Values

Officers & Trustees

History of the

Henry and Dorothy
Castle Memorial Fund

Message from the

Message from the
Executive Director

Key Staff

Conflict of Interest Statement

Grantmaking Priorities

Early Childhood
Funders Collaborative
Policy Statement

Grantmaking Policies

Digital Technology Requests

Request for Proposals

2014 Grantees

2013 Grantees

2012 Grantees

Submitting a Proposal

Post-Grant Evaluations

Grant Contracts

Financial Statements

Informational Links


2011 grants
Henry and Dorothy Castle Memorial Fund
AE Kamali'i Pre-School $14,000
Tuition Assistance
Aha Punana Leo $18,000
Teacher Development Program
All God's Children Pre-School (Molokai Baptist Church) $14,000
Tuition Assistance
Aloha United Way $10,000
Farrington Complex Early Childhood Screening Project
American Renaissance Academy $15,000
Pre-School Expansion and Early Childhood Playground Renovation
Central Union Church Preschool & Kindergarten $100,000
Construction of Pre-School Classrooms
Chaminade University of Honolulu $83,000
Castle Colleagues Pre-School Directors Management Training Program
Chaminade University of Honolulu $35,000
Early Education Student Scholarships
Christian Liberty School $10,000
Tuition Assistance
Good Beginnings Alliance $50,000
Early Education Public-Will Building Campaign
Good Beginnings Alliance $68,000
Operating Support and Support for Hawaii Island Early Childhood Conference ($8,000)
Good Beginnings Alliance $5,000
The Annual Conference of the Pre-School Directors Association
Good Beginnings Alliance $25,000
Project Support for Race to the Top - Early Education Challenge Fund Application and Project Management
Good Beginnings Alliance $50,000
Support for QIrS Quality Improvement Grants ($50,000 in 2011 and $50,000 in 2012)
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church $18,000
Tuition Assistance
Haleakala Waldorf School $14,800
Capital Improvement Project
Hawaii Baptist Early Education Association $2,000
Annual Conference
Hawaii Montessori School $20,000
Tuition Assistance
Honolulu Armed Services YMCA of the USA $15,000
Support of Pre-School Programs for Military Families with Young Children
Honolulu Theatre for Youth $10,000
Support for 2011 Season Theatrical Productions
Ka Hale O Na Keiki Pre-School $5,000
Continuing Education for Pre-School Teachers
Ka Hale O Na Keiki Pre-School $12,000
Tuition Assistance
KaBOOM! $23,500
Playground Equipment and Teacher Training for the Mother Rice Pre-School (KCAA)
Kahului Baptist Preschool $18,000
Tuition Assistance
Kama`aina Care, Inc. $15,000
Pre-School Accreditation Projects
Kauai Independent Daycare Services, Inc. $10,000
Time for Me Program for At-Risk Children on Kauai
Kawaiahao Church School $20,000
Equipment and Furnishings for the New Toddler Classroom
KCAA Pre-Schools of Hawaii $14,000
Capital Improvements to playground at Laura Morgan Pre-School
KCAA Pre-Schools of Hawaii $30,000
Tuition Assistance
Mililani Baptist Church Pre-School $25,000
Capital Improvements to Pre-School
Mililani Presbyterian Church $25,000
Pre-School Construction and Renovation
Parker School $50,000
Capital Improvement to the Elementary School
Queen Emma Pre-School $12,000
Tuition Assistance
Rainbow School $25,000
Tuition Assistance
St. Francis Healthcare Foundation $50,000
Construction of Pre-School/ Adult Care Community Center
Saint Francis School $11,000
Capital Improvement to Playground
Saint Joseph School $20,000
Pre-School Renovation
Saint Joseph School $12,000
Tuition Assistance
Saint Michael's School $6,000
Tuition Assistance
St. Catherine School $8,000
Tuition Assistance
St. Joseph's Early Learning Center $18,000
Tuition Assistance
St. Theresa School $8,000
Tuition Assistance
Star of the Sea Early Learning Center $10,000
Furnishings and Equipment
The Salvation Army $15,000
Construction of Playground at the Family Treatment Services
The Storybook Theater of Hawaii $9,000
Travelling Program for Pre-School Children
Third Sector New England (Early Childhood Funders Collaborative) Non-Profit Center $3,000
Operating Support
University of Hawaii Foundation $50,000
Early Education Scholarships for Current or Prospective Pre-School Teachers
Waianae Coast Early Childhood Services $25,000
Tuition Assistance

2011 Fund Total:



Samuel N. & Mary Castle Foundation
Bishop Museum $25,000
Hawaiian Hall Early Childhood Education Initiative
Bishop Museum $50,000
Hawaiian Hall Restoration Project
Castle Medical Center $50,000
Pediatric Department Renovations
Catholic Charities $50,000
Mary Tenney Castle Emergency Fund for Families with Young Children
Friendship Bible Church (Friendship Christian Schools) $50,000
Construction of New School Buildings
Hawaii Council for the Humanities $10,000
Program Support for National History Day, Motheread/Fatheread Program
Hawaii Public Television Foundation $75,000
Capital Campaign for New Studios
Hawaii Theatre Center $10,000
Educational Program for Pre-School Children
Koolau Baptist Academy $15,000
Construction of Elementary School Playground
Ohio University Press $23,000
Republishing the Castle - Mead Letters
Saint Mark Lutheran Church and School $50,000
Facility Renovations and Equipment/Technology Upgrades
The Kaimuki Christian Church School $50,000
Construction of New Classrooms
2011 Non-Fund Total: $458,000
2011 Grand Total: $1,564,300