A resilience hub is a trusted, community driven and operated space that supports community pre- and post-disaster. Resilience hubs build healthy, equitably economies by generating and investing a range of capitals. Vibrant Hawai'i is activating a network of resilience hubs to be both transactional and transformative.
Vibrant Hawai‘i is has received donations from several coastal residents with a passionate desire to support the work of building resilient communities. This kōkua provides an opportunity to re-activate hubs and programs that launched to support COVID-19 emergency response and spark more hubs in more communities.
Emphasis for Hubs 2.0 will be on helping communities bounce forward via economic development initiatives and empowering residents with tools and resources to build resilience.
Non-profit organizations and community groups are invited to submit a proposal package by Friday, Jan. 15, 2021 at 4:30p.m. This RFP is not open to businesses and for-profit entities.
Click here to download the Application Packet, which includes links to Application Form, Budget Template, Resilience Questions, Onboarding Schedule, Leadership Cohort, and Scoring/Evaluation Criteria.
You can watch the application webinar here. Open House Q&A will be held via Zoom Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 at 9-10am and 4-5pm. Email email@example.com for Zoom details and with any questions about Hubs 2.0.
PHASED ACTIVATION OF HUBS
ALL MEETINGS HELD 9:00 - 11:00 AM VIA ZOOM
JULY 9, 2020 | Engaging your community to establish priorities and design for your resilience hub
JULY 23, 2020 | 3 Actions to build resilience during COVID and complete the site assessment
AUGUST 6, 2020 | Pulling together your Resilience Hub Team, identifying roles and responsibilities and how community members can contribute
AUGUST 20, 2020 | Establishing and leveraging community partnerships and building lines of communication within your team and community
SEPTEMBER 3, 2020 | Using data to understand impact and drive decisions, donor accountability and cultivation, funding and financing tools to grow and sustain your hub
SEPTEMBER 17, 2020 | Utilizing your hub as a center of innovation, economy, and a place of connection and belonging
OCTOBER 15, 2020 | Long-Range Planner, Keiko Mercado presents the Hawaiʻi County General Plan and the relationship of Community Development Plans and the role of Community Resilience hubs.
OCTOBER 29, 2020 | Bennett Dorrance shares his vision of community resilience hubs and the design and purpose of One Heart Hub.