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What is the Mandanas-Garcia Ruling and how does it affect LGUs?
The Mandanas-Garcia ruling in the Philippines increased the base computation for the share of national taxes allocated to local government units (LGUs), ensuring a more equitable distribution of resources for local development.
Is ResilientLGUs.PH a partnership project with DILG?
Yes, ResilientLGUs.PH is in partnership with DILG and The Asia Foundation.
Can LGUs replicate the projects featured on the website?
Yes, LGUs are encouraged to replicate the projects if applicable and necessary. They can also share their own projects for others to replicate.
Who can submit an LGU story?
Any representative from any LGU, civil society organizations or local stakeholders can submit their LGU story.
How can LGUs apply for funding opportunities?
To apply for funding opportunities, visit our Resources page.
What is SGLG?
SGLG stands for Seal of Good Local Governance, a progressive assessment system implemented by DILG that gives distinction to remarkable local government performance across several areas and highlights integrity and good performance to institutionalize local governance reforms in the continuing pursuit of meaningful local autonomy and development.
How can LGUs use the forms and templates?
LGUs can use the forms and templates to create or refine their own issuances.
Where do the resources from the website come from?
The latest funding opportunities on the website come from various institutions that provide financial assistance to LGUs. The forms, legal templates, issuances, and memorandums come from DILG and other government agencies.
Why is it important for LGUs to improve their resiliency?
Given the effects of the pandemic, it is essential for communities to bounce back more efficiently. Improving resilience can help LGUs become more prepared for future crises.
What is the goal of the ResilientLGUs.PH?
The ResilientLGUs.PH aims to help LGUs foster and enable resilient, inclusive, and cohesive communities. The website provides inspirations, best practices, and resources from LGUs initiatives, DILG issuances and memorandums, and other resources such as funding opportunities and policy templates.
What is ResilientLGUs.PH?
ResilientLGUs.PH aims to build a one-stop-shop of resources to help improve local governance, support the community of practice among LGUs, and promote linkages between municipal, regional to national level and then to LGU policy development. The website was a project of The Asia Foundation, through the support of the Australian Government, and implemented in partnership with the DILG, Galing Pook Foundation, and Limitless Lab.
Share your LGU's resilience story
Submit your best practice or successful project for resiliency building. Inspire other LGUs with your resiliency projects.