As a public, non-proift organization the Center provides a range of giving opportunities that can make a significant difference in the lives of Center students and participants, in Center programming, in Hawaii and beyond.

Give where the need is greatest
Unrestricted gifts are used to help areas of the East-West Center where the need or the opportunity is the greatest. Making an unrestricted gift allows the Center to apply your funds where they will have the most impact. Donate now.

Help make the Center's transformational educational experience available to more students. Support participants in professional development and journalism programs. Learn more.

Wall of Honor Program 
The Wall of Honor recognizes EWC persons--past and present--who have been important to the Center and in the lives of others.  Learn more

Arts 'Ohana
Members of the East-West Center Arts 'Ohana support the success and growth of the Arts Program at the East-West Center. Special programs arranged exclusively for 'Ohana members provide unique opportunities to enjoy EWC exhibitions and performance-demonstrations in intimate settings. Learn more

Create Your Own Fund
You can start your own fund to transform lives through scholarships at the East-West Center with only $25,000. When the fund reaches $50,000, it will become a Permanent Named Endowment. Please call Gary Yoshida, Development Officer, at 808.944.7196 or email for more information.

Grow an Existing Fund
Many donors contribute to funds that are already established, typically to honor the original donor who created the fund or in the name of someone else who is being honored. A complete list of these funds at the Center is available here