Resilience Fund

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The Resilience Fund is an important component of APIK. This fund will be used to support projects which build climate or disaster resilience in partnership with communities, government and the private sector. The fund will encourage participation and collaboration of local non-governmental and private sector entities that will spur innovations in new products and services. Through provision of grants or subcontracts APIK will support activities by NGOs, CSO, Research institutions/ universities and co-invest with the private sector in climate or disaster risk-reduction efforts.


    Grants opportunities are open through Resilience Fund scheme. We are seeking to partner with Indonesian organization(s) to support the efforts to strengthen local government and community’s resilience in the effort of climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction in the East Java, Southeast Sulawesi and Maluku Province. USAID APIK program will support the efforts to strengthen local government and community’s resilience in the effort of climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction. The Program has a supporting component in the form of Resilience Fund that will be used to strengthen local government, community and private sector resilience towards climate change and climate-related natural disasters. The Resilience fund will be used to support development of local resilience towards climate change and climate-related disaster risks. The USAID APIK project will work together with Civil Society Organization (CSOs), universities, and/or other organizations that meet the criteria and requirements of USAID APIK. 

    Funding Opportunities

    We are currently seeks to partner with Indonesian organization(s) to support the efforts to strengthen local government and community’s resilience in the effort of climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction in Maluku Province. We are waiting for your submissions until 5 January 2018.

    Detailed information on Resilience Fund oppportunities in Maluku Province can be read and downloaded on this link.

    Detailed information for organization on how to obtain DUNS number is available here. 

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    Any inquiries regarding the pre-proposal meeting can be sent to APIK_ResilienceFund@dai.com

     

    Previous Funding Opportunities 

    Information regarding past Resilience Fund opportunities in Southeast Sulawesi Province (RFA 001) is available on this link.

    Information regarding past Resilience Fund opportunities in Maluku Province (RFA 002) is available on this link.

    Information regarding past Resilience Fund opportunities in East Java Province (RFA 003) is available on this link. 

    Information regarding past Resilience Fund opportunities in Southeast Sulawesi Province (RFA 005) is available on this link. 

    Information regarding past Resilience Fund opportunities in East Java Province (RFA 006) is available on this link. 


    Several programs implemented through Resilience Fund scheme are:

    1. Mainstreaming of Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in Development Policy and Planning in Malang District.

    This program was implemented by research and advocacy organization, PATTIRO. The objectives of this program are: 

    • Improved capacity and awareness of villager in Brantas Watershed, Malang District, on CCA and DRR accommodated in Village Government Work Plan;
    • Improved capacity and authority of Village Government in Brantas Watershed, Malang District, in allocating resources for CCA and DRR;
    • Malang District Government responds the needs for policy on village authority in CCA and DRR.

    2. Management of Sustainable Fisheries in Starring Bay through the Integration of Shallow Fish Aggregation Devices (FADs) and New Bio-reeftech Technology based on Community Working Group to Improve Livelihood and Conservation.

    This program was implemented by Community Development and Reserach Institution of Halu Oleo University (LPPM UHO). The objectives of this program are: 

    • To enhance local community livelihood through the application of shallow water FADs and new technology of bio-reeftech as adaptation approach to climate change in Starring Bay;
    • To introduce shallow water FADs innovation and bio-reeftech to improve livelihood managed by community working group;
    • To empower local community through community working group;
    • To develop Starring Bay as the new fishing ground, spawning and nursery ground sustainably as "fish bank".

    3. Enhancing and Utilizing the Traditional Wisdom for Building Climate Resilience in Ambon Islands

    This program is implemented by Walang Perempuan Foundation. The program is implemented in six villages namely Soya Village, Leahari Village, Paso Village, Negeri Lima Village, Hatiwe Besar Village, and Alang Village. The program seeks to enhance the capacity of the villages and build community resilience through training, development of village or Negeri's regulation on traditional wisdom on natural resource management or Sasi, and action plan on building community resilience, as well as budget advocacy for Village Medium Term Development Plan (RPJMDes) and Village Government Work Plan (RKPDes). The objectives of this program are:

    • Asses vulnerability and capacity through participatory method at village level
    • Documenting and enhancing Negeri's local wisdom on patterns of climate and weather
    • To implement actions on building resilience 
    • To promote adoption of vulnerability and capacity assessment into regulations and planning by the village government

    4. Building Place-based Community Resilience in South Konawe District

    This program is implemented by Destructive Fishing Watch (DFW) Indonesia. The program is implemented in three villages, namely: Awunio Village, Rumba-rumba Village, and Batu Jaya Village. The program aims to improve the resilience of the community through: 

    • Conducting participative vulnerability/ disaster risk assessment 
    • Facilitating formulation of community action plan to improve climate and disaster resilience
    • Establishing and strengthening Disaster Resilience Community Group
    • Strengthening regulations and development planning to address climate and disaster risks
    • Installation of climate and weather information display board 
    • Providing training to communities on mangrove rehabilitation 

    The program will be finished by August 24, 2018. 

    5. Mainstreaming of Place-based Resilience into Policy Planning in Semen Village and Sutojayan Subdistrict and Development Policy in Blitar District 

    This program is a replication-modification from the previous program implemented by research and advocacy organization, PATTIRO in Malang District. This program empashizing two aspects: to maintain strategic programs of mainstreaming place-based resilience agenda into development planning and policy as a part of efforts to increase awareness of local/ urban village and district government; and to empower community with knowledge and skills (applicative technologies) as adaptation measure. 

    The program activities are: 

    • Vulnerability assessment using Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) tool
    • Capacity building on place-based resilience at the community level
    • Establishing resilience forum 
    • Formulation of Village Government Work Plan and Sub-district Government Work Plan to build place-based resilience 
    • Training on disaster management 
    • Formulation and dissemination of policy brief
    • Analyzing local budget (APBD) that are responsive to place-based resilience 
    • Seminar to disseminate lesson learned at the district level

    6. Building Place-based Resilience and Disaster Community Resilience in Wanggu Watershed

    This program is implemented by Lembaga Pengembangan Masyarakat Pesisir dan Pedalaman (LePMIL) Southeast Sulawesi Province, specifically Matawolasi and Lamokula Village, and Poasia, Baruga, and Lapulu Wards. The program seeks to increase awareness, integrate climate adaptation and build resilience of local government and communities in Wanggu watershed using a landscape approach. The two villages in South Konawe have high landslide risk, particularly during the wet season, while the three villages in Kendari have flooding issues. LePMIL is working in the five villages to rehabilitate the watershed through collaboration with key stakeholders, e.g. the watershed management agency and the forest management agency, including advocacy for planning and budgeting at village level as well as local government level.