Experience

Moxie Original offers a mix of services, here are examples of our “left brain” experiences that while also creative and out-of-the-box to a certain degree are more analytical and linear.

Grant Writing & Project Planning

Papahana Kuaola, Kaneohe, HI
2018: Administration for Native Americans: Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance (ANA.P&M) Project Ho’opoeko with the goal to support the growth of Hawaiian language immersion workplaces in Ko’olaupoko by developing and implementing language learning modules which allow employees of partner organizations to efficiently gain fluency in Hawaiian language; and support system tools for immersive Hawaiian language learning that enable partner organizations to become a Hawaiian immersion workplace. (Proposed)

2017: Strategic Planning: for the 10 year anniversary the organization revisited their original planning document with board, staff and community members. Together, the group documented their many accomplishments and looked ahead to plan the success in the next 10 years.

Community Health Awareness Council (CHAC) Mountain View, CA
2015: California Department of Public Health: California Reducing Disparities Project (CRDP) Phase 2: Latino Implementation Pilot Project. Led program planning in alignment with organization’s long-term plan and community needs; served as main grant writer and coordinator of proposal submission. Proposed two pilot programs that will provide mental health counseling and support as well as case management to Spanish-speaking immigrant community from South and Central America. (Proposed)

Executive Office on Early Learning – Office of the Governor, Honolulu, HI
2013: National Governors’ Association: “Policy Academy Think Tank” grant that focused on early learning policy around professional development. Coordinated components from other leaders and served as grant writer for timely submission. ($25,000 awarded)

2011: Federal Department of Education: Race to the Top: Early Learning Challenge focused on building a a high-quality early learning development system in Hawaii with special focus on supporting children with high needs and families in rural areas. Essential in the overall coordination and planning amongst state leaders, colleges and community stakeholders to plan, write, prepare and submit proposal.  (Proposed)

Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Hawaii, Honolulu, HI
2010: Federal Department of Health: Health Resources & Service Administration (HRSA) “Text4Baby” for outreach effort using mobile app, community engagement and collaboration with partners. Led the design of new program in alignment with organization’s mission and long-term goals for expansion. Served as the grant writer preparing narrative, budget and measurable outcomes. ($1,298,052 awarded)

Ke Kula ‘o Samuel M. Kamakau Public Charter School/KAILOA, Honolulu, HI
2010: Department of Education: the Native Hawaiian Education Fund (NHEA) for Kai Loa, Inc. “Na Pualei” seed money focused on establishing junior kindergarten immersed in native Hawaiian language with curriculum aligned to Ke Kula ‘o Samuel M. Kamakau Public Immersion School. Collaborated with staff to design program that aligned with strategic plan, met the needs of community and had measurable outcomes. Served as grant writer along with Dr. Meahilahila Kelling and M. Wai’ale’ale Sarsona. ($459,000 awarded)