Since 1996 PTFI has been committed to developing and empowering local communities through the PTFI Partnership Fund. The Partnership Fund is the largest part of PTFI's social investment and channeled through an institution called the Amungme and Kamoro Community Empowerment Foundation (YPMAK). The Partnership Fund management has transformed from previously being managed by PWT2 (Pengembangan Wilayah Timika Terpadu-Development of the Integrated Timika Region), then LPMI (Lembaga Pengembangan Masyarakat Irian Jaya-Irian Jaya Community Development Institute), handing over to LPMAK Amungme and Kamoro Community Development Institute), and since March 2020 officially managed by YPMAK. YPMAK is led by the foundation boards, namely Governing Board, Supervisiory Board and Executive Board consisting of representatives of the Amungme and Kamoro traditional institutions, the Mimika Regency Government, and PT Freeport Indonesia. YPMAK publishes its community empowerment program through its website (, as well as Mimika Public Radio (102 FM – locally in Mimika Regency) and annual reports.