CARES Act request for proposals available through June 24

In order to manage the COVID-10 crisis locally, the County of Kaua‘i will be distributing Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES ACT) funding assistance by issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) through June 24.

“The county has been allocated Coronavirus federal relief funds to help us manage the current pandemic,” said Mayor Derek S. K. Kawakami. “I want to thank the Kaua‘i County Council for their support and approval of our CARES act funding program.”

Proposals that support projects or events that respond to the COVID-19 health emergency must be received on or before June 24, 4:30 p.m., via email to

Specific details regarding the types of proposals being solicited will be provided in the Request for Proposals document, which can be found on

Only proposals that are for expenditures which are necessary to respond to the current COVID-19 outbreak, and that can be done before December 30, 2020, are eligible.

Details on what expenditures are considered necessary under the CARES Act can be found on the U.S. Treasury’s website at

All proposals will be reviewed subject to the County of Kaua‘i’s grant review process. Notification of approval for funding shall be made by July 9, 2020.

Please email any questions to by Monday, June 22, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. HST. Questions regarding the RFP submitted after that time will not be answered.