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 fostering research, restoration, and educational activities relating to native plants and trees, historic railroads, classic automobiles, sailing ships, U.S. military history, animal protection and medical treatments for individuals with special need


Grant Applications must be received this year no later than January 31, 2021.

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…

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Board Chairman & President: Jeffrey Peterson Directors: David Barrett, Kila DeMello, William Ferguson, Isaac Hall, Esq.