The cycle and grant allocations of the Blue Badi Fund area decided by the Governance Committee in the Governance Committee Meeting. Based on guidance and direction from the Governance Committee, KEHATI administer and disburse the grants to eligible local Indonesian institutions.

The Blue Abadi Fund is channeled through two grant facilities, namely:
• Grant cycle: annual or multi-year
• Grant Amount: US $ 25,000 to US $ 500,000 or Rp 350 million to Rp 7 billion per organization
• Grant Recipient Criteria: local Papuan organizations/organizations legally registered in Indonesia and actively participating in the conservation and sustainable development of BLKB.

• Grant cycle: annual
• Amount of Grant: US $ 1,000 to US $ 25,000 or Rp 14 million to Rp 350 million per organization
• Grant Recipient Criteria: local Papuan non-governmental groups, including NGOs, community groups, religious organizations, cooperatives, and traditional organizations that actively participate in the conservation and sustainable development of BLKB.

Awards will be contingent upon:
  1. Alignment with Blue Abadi Strategic Plan and with BHS MPA management plans, including priorities established by SCAC;
  2. Performance in prior years and evidence that applicant has requisite technical capacity to successfully execute project activities;
  3. Demonstrated commitment to cost matching and growing sources of local income;
  4. Financial transparency and quality of reporting; and
  5. Compliance with the Blue Abadi gender and indigenous people plans;
  6. Leadership role for indigenous people and/or women and children;
  7. Particular to Inovasi Grant: Innovativeness and scalability of the proposed project.
Grant cycle
  • Call for Proposals & Socialization
  • Monitoring & Evaluation
  • Reporting: Progress Report & Grant Close Out
  • Proposals Receipt
  • Proposal Review: Administrative (Administrator), Project & Budget (SCAC/LRC)
  • Formulation of SCAC & LRC Recommendations
  • GC Decision on BAF Grant
  • Proposal Revision
  • Grant Agreement Signing
  • Grant Disbursement
  • Assistance & Capacity Building