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Our story

We were founded as a 501(c)(3) in 2009 to support the community by promoting charitable organizations. 

Over the years our mission has evolved to support and respond to a variety of community needs.  We support projects as they develop their own 501(c)(3) or who are responding to short term community needs.

Our mission is to promote advancement for charitable foundations and to facilitate fiscal sponsorship to benefit the community of the County of Maui.

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Executive Director

Our
People

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Richard Kehoe
Board President
& Treasurer

Richard has been with Grants Central Station since its inception.  He is a long-time Maui Resident and has served the community for many years.  He has been a SCORE Counselor since 2007; was a Board Member of the Kihei Sunrise Rotary Club

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Marji Knowles

Marji is a retired college administrator and professor and former business owner who has been on Maui for 23 years.  She has been a consultant to Kara, a Grief Counseling non profit in Palo Alto, Peace of Mind Dog Rescue in Carmel, CA, and on the board of the Maui Sacred Gardens, many homeowners associations and ProArts Theater in Kihei.   Marji and her husband were instrumental in starting Maui Rapid Response during Covid and are committed to serving our community where and when we can. 

Nico Fisher

Nico Fisher

Nicole “nico” Fisher is the owner of Skywriting by…nico, Maui's Marketing Company. 

She is an energetic entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience

assisting small business owners

and professionals on how to use traditional and new marketing resources to grow their business.

 Imaginative and dedicated,

she is a true team player with

a drive for success that motivates others to get on board with new ideas and new technologies.

She loves her job!

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Laura Civitello

Laura is a 38 year resident of Maui with a passion for the cultural and environmental history of the island. She recently left a 17 year-long career as director of a non-commercial radio station providing an educational/recreational after-school program for local youth.

A 22 year background in community radio has instilled a familiarity and an enthusiasm for Maui's local non-profits. 

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