A Foundation created in 2013 from the Estate of Laurence H. Dorcy offering grants to Hawaiian organizations whose charitable purposes are consistent with Mr. Dorcy’s interests.
IN CONSIDERING GRANT REQUESTS, SPECIAL CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO:
Charitable organizations supporting Hawaiian Island culture and community, affordable housing and support services for income-constrained workers and their families, equitable access to health and hospice care, employment education and training, animal protection, and U.S. military and railroad history.
Grant Applications must be received no later than January 31st of each year.
Dorcy Foundation History
Laurence Dorcy’s great grandfather was James J. Hill, the “Empire Builder”, founder of the Great Northern and Northern Pacific railroads, and owner of the First National Bank of St. Paul (a cornerstone of what is now U.S. Bank). Dorcy’s grandfather was Louis W. Hill Sr., an equally accomplished businessman, who as President of the Railroads acquired northern Minnesota lands rich in iron ore deposits…
Board Chairman & President: Jeffrey Peterson Directors: David Barrett, Kila DeMello, Bill Ferguson, Isaac Hall, Kelvin Taketa