Deadline: 25 August 2014
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) mission in Tanzania invites grant applications from US and non-US non-governmental organizations to implement the comprehensive community HIV prevention program for Key and Vulnerable Populations in Tanzania. The primary aim of the program is to contribute to the improved health status for all Tanzanians through a sustained reduction in new HIV infections in Tanzania in support of the Government of Tanzania’s (GoT) commitment to HIV prevention.
Targeted populations of the program include – sex workers (SWs), men who have sex with men (MSM), vulnerable young women (15-24 years of age), clients of sex workers, men in mobile occupations, and other populations at heightened risk per local context and epidemiology.
- Increased and timely use of HIV prevention and family planning services
- Improved positive behaviors and social norms at the individual and community levels
- Reduced vulnerability of two priority populations through novel structural interventions
- Increasingly sustainable comprehensive HIV prevention services
USAID/Tanzania intends to provide approximately $64-$73 million funding for the life of the activity (five years).
- US private voluntary organizations (US PVOs), Tanzanian or other non-U.S. non-governmental organizations (NGOs) or private, non-profit organizations (or for-profit companies willing to forego profits), including universities, research organizations, professional associations, and relevant special interest associations, public international organizations (PIOs) and faith-based and community organizations are eligible for the grant.
- All local institutions or affiliates of international organizations must be registered as a legal entity in Tanzania.
- Two different applications (technical and financial) should be submitted.
Applications can be submitted via any of the three means – via grants.gov, via email and hard copy submission via regular mail.
For more information, please visit grants.gov and search for funding opportunity number SOL-621-14-000015.