Small Grant Facilities

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Women beneficiaries were trained for sorting organic waste i ... , Jakarta, Indonesia © JGM, 2010

The Small Grant Facility is the mechanism though which funds are provided for small-scale projects. Each member country receives funds to establish a Small Grant Facility to deliver projects under two categories: less than US$10,000, and between US$10,000 to US$25,000. MFF also encourages co-financing of these projects, especially by the private sector.

Small Grant Facility projects are an important approach for supporting local action in the form of community-based project activities.

The National Coordinating Body (NCB) in each country has full ownership of the Small Grant Facility, by calling for proposals and selecting the projects for funding. The projects themselves are managed for each NCB by the country office of IUCN or UNDP.

Between 2008 and 2011, more than 80 Small Grant Facility projects were carried out across the MFF region. These focused primarily on supporting NGOs and community-based organizations working to meet the needs of coastal communities. By linking these projects to government agencies, much interest has been generated among officials in scaling up their learning to other agencies and to policy makers. For example, the research-oriented projects in India have encouraged the Ministry of Environment and Forests to provide funds to build upon MFF’s work.

 

 

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Related Documents

Mangroves for the Future Guidelines for Grant Facilities

Revised 27 July 2015

Author: MFF Regional Secretariat

Publisher: MFF

Posted on: 29th Oct 2015

Category: SGF (Small Grant Facility)

Size: 1.3 MB

MFF Reporting Templates for Small Grant Facilities - MS Word

Author: MFF Secretariat

Publisher: MFF

Posted on: 2nd Mar 2015

Category: SGF (Small Grant Facility)

Size: 909 KB

285 Projects found

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Patrol area of community conservation area c SSereepaowong 2009

Participatory rehabilitation and conservation of aquatic habitats at Mae Nang Khao

Location: Ban Tung Rak, Mae Nang Khao, Kuraburi, Phang Nga, Thailand

Duration: 1st May 2009 to 30th Nov 2010

MFF Grant Amount: US$9,164

Topics: Strategies for Management, Knowledge management and communications

WideKids planting mangroves c SSereepaowong 2008

Building a community network for managing mangroves and other coastal resources

Location: Phang Nga Bay, Phang Nga and Phuket, Thailand

Duration: 1st May 2009 to 30th Nov 2010

MFF Grant Amount: US$9,347

Topics: Civil Society Engagement, Capacity Building, Community Resilence, Gender equality

WideCommunity in Koh Khiam village c SSereepaowong 2011

Raising awareness and promoting the use of local knowledge in managing coastal resources

Location: Phang Nga Bay, Phang Nga, Thailand

Duration: 1st Oct 2009 to 31st Dec 2010

MFF Grant Amount: US$11,065

Topics: Civil Society Engagement, Gender equality, Knowledge management and communications

4.8 Mr LaboudallonTRASS c Seychelles

Where did all the soil go? Coastal monitoring as a tool for developing local capacity, raising public awareness and assessing long-term environmental change

Location: Anse Possession, Praslin, Seychelles

Duration: 1st Aug 2010 to 31st Jul 2011

MFF Grant Amount: US$23,200

Topics: Marine Protected Areas, Management Assessment and Monitoring, Sustainable Business Practices, Climate change, Gender equality, Knowledge management and communications

4.6 S4S and community group clean and restore the RAMSAR mangrove site with hotel staff c ETalma S4S

Enhancing community participation in sustainable coastal management

Location: Port Glaud, Mahé, Seychelles

Duration: 1st Aug 2010 to 31st Dec 2011

MFF Grant Amount: US$24,500

Topics: Knowledge for Management, Civil Society Engagement, Sustainable Livelihoods, Gender equality, Knowledge management and communications

4.5 Radio programme on site with SSA members c MFF Seychelles

Rehabilitation and sustainable management of the North-East Point marsh

Location: North-East Point, Mahé, Seychelles

Duration: 1st Aug 2010 to 31st Dec 2010

MFF Grant Amount: US$11,900

Topics: Knowledge for Management, Civil Society Engagement, Capacity Building, Knowledge management and communications, Gender equality, Climate change

Telling the shark species without the body c MFF Seychelles 2011

Building the capacity of artisanal shark fishers to participate fully and effectively in the Seychelles National Plan of Action for the Conservation and Management of Sharks

Location: Central Archipelago, Seychelles

Duration: 1st Jul 2009 to 31st May 2011

MFF Grant Amount: US$7,165

Topics: Knowledge for Management, Civil Society Engagement, Coastal Governance, Climate change, Gender equality, Knowledge management and communications

Wide Puppet show on conservation of wetlands WCS festival 2010 Mahe Seychelles cMFF Seychelles

“Mangroves are a Must!” Promoting mangrove conservation awareness and education in the face of climate change in the Seychelles

Location: Mahé and Praslin islands, Seychelles

Duration: 1st Jul 2009 to 28th Feb 2011

MFF Grant Amount: US$25,000

Topics: Knowledge for Management, Strategies for Management, Civil Society Engagement, Knowledge management and communications, Gender equality, Climate change

WideTurtle nest translocationMahe SCc MCSSS 2010

Conserving turtle rookeries on Mahé through improved public awareness and community involvement

Location: Ten beaches in southern Mahé, Seychelles

Duration: 1st Jul 2009 to 31st May 2011

MFF Grant Amount: US$24,950

Topics: Knowledge for Management, Strategies for Management, Civil Society Engagement, Climate change, Gender equality, Knowledge management and communications

P9Rhizophora in KunhimangalamKerala India c Sourav Singh Deo2008

Status of shelterbelts along India’s southern coast

Location: Five coastal states (Orissa, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala) and one Union Territory (Puducherry), India

Duration: 2nd Jan 2009 to 31st Oct 2009

MFF Grant Amount: US$22,352

Topics: Knowledge for Management, Capacity Building, Community Resilence, Climate change, Knowledge management and communications

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No. Name Location Countries Start End Amount Type Status
1 The Application of Mud Trap Technique as the Medium of Coastal Rehabilitation in Pulau Dua, Nature Reserve Coastal area in Pulau Dua Nature Reserve, Sawah Luhur Village, Serang-Banten Indonesia 2016-03-02 2016-12-31 IDR 170,000,000 SG Completed
2 The Development of Silvofishery Techniques, Mangrove Rehabilitation, and Women's Empowerment by Processing Non-Timber Plants in Mangrove Forest Siduwonge village, Randangan District, Pohuwato Regency, Gorontalo Indonesia 2014-05-06 2015-05-05 IDR 195,425,000 SG Completed
3 Thickening Mangrove Vegetation to Support the Diversification of Fisheries Production in Tanjung Pecinan Village, Situbondo Tanjung Pecinan village, Mangaran sub-district, Situbondo Indonesia 2016-03-02 2016-12-31 IDR 170,002,000 SG Completed
4 Training and supporting fisher families in Kattankudy to establish banana-based home gardens Kattankudy, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 2009-01-01 2009-12-31 US$3,952 SG Completed
5 Training and supporting fisher families in Ussangoda to establish home gardens Rekawa, Ussangoda and Kalametiya (RUK) area, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 2009-02-01 2009-11-30 US$3,240 SG Completed
6 Trial on polyculture of mud creeper (Cerithidea obtusa) and blood cockle (Anadara Granosa) under mangrove canopy in Thanh Phong Commune, Thanh Phu dist, Ben Tre Province Thanh Phong Commune, Thanh Phu District, Ben Tre Province Viet Nam 2014-04-10 2015-04-10 365,440,000 VND SG Completed
7 Valuation of Mangroves in PQA Indus Delta: An Econometric Approach Coastal areas of Sindh, Pakistan Pakistan 2014-12-25 2015-12-25 PKR 1,650,750 SG Completed
8 Value of ecosystems’ services provided by the Jaffna lagoon and contribution of the lagoon to the livelihoods of peripheral villagers Jaffna Lagoon Sri Lanka 2014-06-01 2015-04-30 LKR 1,638,450 SG Completed
9 Where did all the soil go? Coastal monitoring as a tool for developing local capacity, raising public awareness and assessing long-term environmental change Anse Possession, Praslin, Seychelles Seychelles 2010-08-01 2011-07-31 US$23,200 SG Completed
10 Women's Group Empowerment through Livelihood Improvement and Mangrove Rehabilitation Torosiaje Jaya village, Popayato District, Pohuwato Regency, Gorontalo Province Indonesia 2014-05-06 2015-05-05 IDR 198,775,000 SG Completed
11 Women's Group Empowerment through Mangrove-Based Product Processing Mootilango village, Duhiadaa district, Pohuwato Regency, Gorontalo Province Indonesia 2014-05-06 2015-05-05 IDR 196,500,000 SG Completed
12 Women's GroupsEmpowerment through Sustainable Micro-Business Development in Mangrove Rehabilitation Areas Pesantren village is part of Ulujami Sub-District, Pemalang District and about 20 kms from Pemalang. Pelanag is located in eastern of Jakarta (about 250km) Indonesia 2012-08-27 2013-04-27 Total USD 27,800 which breakdown into: USD 25,000.00 (MFF) and USD 2,800.00 (In-kind Mitra Bahari) SG Completed
13 Women’s Group Empowerment to Increase Household Income through Production and Marketing of Mangrove and Fisheries-Based Products in Karanganyar Village, Paiton Karanganyar Village, Paiton Probolinggo, East Java Indonesia 2016-03-02 2016-12-31 IDR 130,005,000 SG Completed
14 Youth Power against Global Warming by Promotion of Seagrass Learning An island of Baan Tung Nang Dum, Phang Nga Province’s Kuraburi District in the Andaman Sea & Baan Tha Pae Yoi, Phang Nga Province’s Kuraburi District, on Koh (island) Prathong of the Andaman Sea Thailand 2013-06-19 2013-08-31 300,000 THB SG Completed
15 “Mangroves are a Must!” Promoting mangrove conservation awareness and education in the face of climate change in the Seychelles Mahé and Praslin islands, Seychelles Seychelles 2009-07-01 2011-02-28 US$25,000 SG Completed