The David and Lucile Packard Foundation

Grant #2020-71234

USD 250,000

September 21, 2020 – October 31, 2021


The COVID-19 pandemic in Indonesia is part of the ongoing global pandemic caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The COVID-19 pandemic in Indonesia has spread to 34 provinces resulting in rapid and dramatic social and economic impacts in all sectors of livelihoods, including for Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Indonesia. This condition results in CSOs in Indonesia facing a vulnerable situation related to the impact of program operations and organizational sustainability.

The Packard Foundation has three program focuses in Indonesia, namely: (1) Climate and Land Use; (2) Marine; and (3 Agriculture, Economic Livelihoods and Conservation. Each program that is implemented is carried out through strategic partnerships with programs to build organizational effectiveness that is specifically invested in leaders, partner organizations, and networks and is expected to create strengthening on the focus of the problems faced. Packard Foundation will provide support for CSOs and leaders from civil society in dealing with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, including providing services based on the needs of program implementing partners in Indonesia.

This program aims to design and provide a support mechanism for the needs of Packard Foundation partners in Indonesia in overcoming the challenges faced due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic impact. Specifically, the target to be achieved is to produce capacity building and organizational strengthening efforts through virtual training programs and sustainability support tailored to the identification results of Packard Foundation partners’ needs in Indonesia. The program will provide access to organizational development and capacity building to 45 Packard Foundation partners in Indonesia through webinars, training per target group, and mentoring per CSO partner.


This program is supported by The David and Lucile Packard Foundation based document Grant #2020-71234, dated September 24, 2020 with total funding support of USD 250,000