Updated Dec 21, 2018

Annual Program Statement (APS) for the Advancing Community Empowerment in Southeastern Myanmar (ACE)

Offered by U.S. Agency for International Development and Pact as part of Advancing Community Empowerment in Southeastern Myanmar

This first call for Expressions of Interest (EOI) under this APS publicizes the intent of ACE consortium members to fund one or multiple awards which provide quality, demand-driven health, education and livelihoods services to rural communities in underserved and hard to reach communities in the southeastern region of Myanmar/Burma.


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GrantType
Aug 06, 2019Deadline
$50,000 - $500,000Amount
24Duration(Months)

Mandatory Requirements

StageStage 3: Proof of Concept and Stage 4: Transition to Scale
Created inMyanmar
Implemented in:
RegionN/A
CountryMyanmar
Focus AreasHealth
Education
Economic Growth and Trade
This APS is issued as a public notice to ensure that all interested, qualified, and eligible organizations have a fair opportunity to submit applications for funding. For the purposes of this APS, “organizations” are defined as non-governmental organizations (NGOs), civil society organizations (CSOs), community-based organizations (CBOs), or faith-based organizations (FBOs).
Pact intends to issue additional calls for Expressions of Interest under this APS during the year the APS is open.

Other Requirements

Target Beneficiaries
Applicants may propose work in any township within Southeastern Myanmar. Southeastern Myanmar is defined as: Kayah/Karenni State, Kayin/Karen State, Mon State, Southern Shan State, North Tanintharyi Region, and East Bago Region. Within this region, activities must serve hard to reach and/or underserved communities.

Please note: Advancing Community Empowerment anticipates engaging with the following eight townships for implementation in the project’s second year: 1. Thandaunggyi, 2. Kyainseikgyi, 3. Hlaingbwe, 4. Thanbyuzayat, 5. Pekon, 6. Hpasawng, 7. Demoso, 8. Hpruso. The project welcomes cooperative activities in these areas, but applicants are not required to apply for activities only in these townships.
REQUIRED
Management TeamFor this EOI,there is a strong preference for local organizations that have ties to communities in Southeast Myanmar and demonstrable experience serving these communities.
Financial StatementsIf chosen to submit a full application, the applicant is strongly encouraged to contribute resources from their own, private or local sources for the implementation of this program. Contributions can be either cash or in-kind and can include contributions from the applicant, local counterpart organizations, program clients and other donors (but not other U.S. government funding sources). This type of contribution is called cost share.

Application Directions

Questions and applications should be sent via email to ACE@pactworld.org. Emailed submissions must contain the subject “EOI#1:RHELS - name of submitting organization.”

Attachments

APS-Announcement-Eng.pdf
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