Deadline: 27 June 2019
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for a Cooperative Agreement from qualified entities to implement Mozambique Local Tuberculosis (TB) Response activities in Sofala, Tete, Nampula and Zambezia Provinces.
The overall goal of this activity is to reduce the burden of TB and DR-TB in Mozambique. This goal will be accomplished through the following objective: Improve the TB and DR-TB epidemic response in Mozambique.
The activity will aim to meet the following intermediate results (IRs):
- Improved active case detection
- Improved quality of care for drug sensitive and drug resistant TB
- Improve surveillance platform and programmatic response for drug resistant TB
- Improved capacity of local entities to implement the National TB Strategic Plan
- Subject to funding availability and at the discretion of the Agency, USAID intends to provide approximately $20 million in total USAID funding over a 5 (five) year period.
- The anticipated period of performance is 5 (five) years.
- Eligibility for this RFA is restricted to Local Mozambican Organizations (Local Entities) as defined “To be considered a “local” organization, USAID defines an entity that must:
- Be organized under the laws of the recipient country;
- Have its principal place of business in the recipient country;
- Be majority owned by individuals who are citizens or lawful permanent residents of the recipient country; and/or
- Be managed by a governing body, the majority of whom are citizens or lawful permanent residents of a recipient country
- Not be controlled by a foreign entity or by an individual or individuals who are not citizens or permanent residents of the recipient country.
- The term “controlled by” means a majority ownership or beneficiary interest as defined above, or the power, either directly or indirectly, whether exercised or exercisable, to control the election, appointment, or tenure of the organization’s managers or a majority of the organization’s governing body by any means, e.g., ownership, contract, or operation of law.
- “Foreign entity” means an organization that fails to meet any part of the “local organization” definition.
- Government controlled and government owned organizations in which the recipient government owns a majority interest or in which the majority of a governing body are government employees, are included in the above definition of local organization.
- These eligibility requirements apply to only the principal Applicant.
- USAID welcomes applications from organizations that have not previously received financial assistance from USAID.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit applications via e-mail at the address given on the website.
For more information, please visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=316373