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RFA for USAID's Child Blindness & Eye Health Programme

Friday, 1 March, 2013 - 09:39
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The JSI Research Training Institute (JSI), acting at the request of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is inviting qualified institutions to submit proposals for Organizational Development (OD) grants to provide critical contributions to support training and capacity-building activities, as well as, procurement of essential medical and non-medical equipment to support the development of organisations delivering eye care services to children and other underserved or at-risk populations.

These OD grants will be awarded to private voluntary organizations, not-for-profit organisations and other legal entities with the capacity and experience to deliver quality eye care services, especially for children in underserved communities. Applicants must be registered in the country/countries where the proposed project will be implemented.

JSI is acting at the request of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). All grants awarded under this solicitation will be sub-grants from the Advancing Partners and Community-based Family Planning Project. The Advancing Partners and Community-based Family Planning Project is a USAID Cooperative Agreement awarded to JSI for the purpose of providing grants solicitation, award, technical assistance and management services on behalf of the USAID Bureau of Global Health and USAID Missions.

Applications must be submitted in English by March 28, 2013 at 12 PM EDT/5 PM GMT. For more details and information, please download the RFA below.

Applications submitted after the closing date/time may not be considered. One (1) electronic copy of the application should be sent and addressed to Margaret Anne Baker at: grants-APC@jsi.com

Any questions concerning this solicitation should be submitted by email to Margaret Anne Baker to grants-APC@jsi.com by 12 PM EST/5 PM GMT on March 6st, 2013. A list of all questions and answers will be circulated by March 12, 2013. If you encounter problems accessing the solicitation, please email Margaret Anne Baker at grants-APC@jsi.com

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