Hyatt Vacation Club at Kā‘anapali Beach
HVC Associate Recovery Fund Application

Portal Open: Tuesday, September 5


The purpose of the Hyatt VC Fund is to provide aid to Hyatt VC at Ka’anapali Beach Resort Operations Associates impacted by emergency situations. The Fund is currently making distributions to assist staff and their families who have been impacted by the wildfires in Maui, which have been declared a qualified disaster.

This fund provides essential financial relief and recovery assistance for Hyatt VC staff with a documented need for:

  • Financial support for loss or damage to residence, personal property and/or vehicle due to the Maui fire disaster
  • Essential living expenses reimbursement for childcare. clothing, medications, food, and other costs related to fire loss or damage
  • Unexpected medical expenses not covered by insurance due to the Maui fire disaster

All relief payments are made and distributed by Charitable Ventures, a 501(c)(3) public charity, on behalf of the Fund. Applicants must provide validation of need, and applications will be accepted until the funding is expended. Only Hyatt VC active staff may apply for relief payments.


Step One: Application

Eligible employees must complete the application in full, including uploading available requested documentation. Please take the time to ensure that your application and documentation are accurate and complete.

When you submit your application, an immediate screen notification will pop-up to show that your application has been received. If it does not, please contact the Fund at or by phone at (714) 597-6630 x134 and we will respond as quickly as possible to confirm receipt.

Step Two: Verification and Notice

All applications will be verified and uploaded documentation reviewed. The Fund Review Committee will prioritize payments to applicants in greatest need. You will be notified of receipt of your successful application submittal at the email address you provide in your application.

Distribution decisions will be made weekly as funding continues to generate. If your application is not funded in the first round of distributions, it may be funded in subsequent rounds.

There is no guarantee of a relief payment, as the total amount of funds raised is yet undetermined.

Step Three: Fund Distribution

Once approved, awardees will receive communication of payment amount, and will receive an electronic transfer to the bank information provided on the application within 3 days. If an awardee does not have a bank, a paper check will be processed for pick up at the resort property within 5-7 days of approval.

If you have questions, please contact or by phone at (714) 597-6630 x134. (Available 8am – 5pm, M-F – except holidays)


Eligible Resort Operations Associates at HVC at Ka’anapali Beach:

  • Full-time associates who are employed on the date of application, OR
  • Part-time associates who are employed on the date of application, AND
  • Your declared property loss was specific to the fire incident occurring on 8/8/2023 in the designated areas directly affected by the Maui fires, AND
  • You have experienced significant loss or damage to your property, OR
  • You have been directly impacted by the fires in other ways


Funding decisions will be dependent upon the amount raised to support this relief effort. Funding decisions are made at the discretion of the Review Committee that is managed by Charitable Ventures. The amounts below provide a sense of the scope of relief available but may be subject to change. The first round of disbursements is calculated to include specific monetary amounts. Additional rounds of disbursements will vary depending on resources and financial need.

  • Emergency Shelter Need: Eligible beneficiaries will receive $5,000 if their primary residence has been damaged or is a complete loss, rendering it uninhabitable.
  • Immediate Supplemental Support due to Business Interruption: Additional compensation to associates, not experiencing property loss, will be awarded in the amount of $1,000.


You are requested to provide the following documentation and information in the application to be considered for funding. The committee understands the difficulty in these circumstances to secure these documents and will work with applicants as best as possible to complete their application.

To Document Emergency Shelter Needs: Please provide ONE OR MORE of the following, including the PHYSICAL ADDRESS OF THE UNINHABITABLE PROPERTY:

  1. Photographs of damaged residential property or belongings
  2. Copies of any official reports filed with local authorities
  3. Any insurance claims’ documentation
  4. Proof of residence – utility bill, lease agreement, mortgage statement showing primary residence within the affected areas
  5. Proof of temporary lodging (location) and/or for replacement of essential items (receipts)
  6. Copies of applications for governmental or charitable assistance


Application will be available as of September 5, 2023. The application portal will remain open until all funds have been expended.



The Hyatt VC Fund is a fiscally sponsored Fund of Charitable Ventures, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. (Federal Tax ID# 20-8756660) Charitable Ventures will serve as the administrator of this Fund. Charitable Ventures is a regional incubator and capacity builder, fostering innovative work in the region to strengthen our communities. Please review our website for further details and information.