Supported Projects – Round One
Brief details of projects supported in round 1 funding (application deadline 26 October 2011)
For information in Japanese, please see the Sanaburi Foundation website.
Programme A: Funding for Recovery Assistance Projects
Funding for projects which assist the recovery, conducted by organizations with at least one year’s previous activity, some experience relevant to the type of project proposed or with specialist skills.
Title of Project
|Location of Activity||Amount of funding (yen)|
|1||Iwate Centre for Building Local Community||Iwate||Strengthening the local community by enabling local residents to prepare a recovery plan for Sakihama, Sanriku-cho, Ofunato shi.||Ofunato-shi||1.5 million|
|2||Respite House Hands||Iwate||Establishment of a local residents’ centre in Rikuzentakada shi.||Rikuzentakada-shi||1.5 million|
|3||Minamimachi Kashizaki Mens’ Organization||Miyagi||Supporting the creation of recovered shopping districts in Kesennuma-shi and revitalising the local community.||Kesennuma-shi||1.5 million|
|4||Terakoya Hojosha||Fukushima||Activities to support those living in temporary accommodation and evacuation centres during the winter months.||Aizu Wakamatsu-shi & Aizu Misato-cho||1.5 million|
Programme B: Funding for the Promotion of Partnerships in Recovery Assistance Projects
Funding for Recovery Assistance Projects undertaken in partnership between an organization with strong local roots and with its main base in the affected region (applicant organization) and an organization from within or without the region which is undertaking activity in the affected area (supporting partner organization) and which utilize the strengths of both. A requirement of the application is that the cooperation utilizes the strengths of the applicant organization with its local knowledge and networks, with advice from the partnership organization to build organizational capacity for the implementation of sustainable projects.
|No.||Organization||Title of Project||Location of Activity||Amount of funding (yen)|
|1||Applicant||Miyako Action Development||Iwate||Support for households living in affected area during the winter months and activities for community rebuilding.||Miyako-shi||2 million|
|Partner||Miyako-shi Social Welfare Council||Iwate|
|2||Applicant||Yamamoto Recovery Support Centre||Miyagi||Supporting independent living for those in temporary accommodation.||Yamamoto-shi||2 million|
|3||Applicant||Art Revival Connection Tohoku||Miyagi||Opportunities for elderly people and local artists to learn from each other.||Higashi Matsushima-shi||1.97 million|
|Partner||ST Spot Yokohama||Kanagawa|
|4||Applicant||RQ Support Centre for women in the affected area||Miyagi||Building a new community of local people and survivors of the tsunami through handicraft workshops.||Kesennuma-shi
|Partner||Urban Design Works||Miyagi|