Deadline: 18 March 2016
The United States Agency for International Development Southern Africa (USAID/SA) is seeking applications from organizations to fund a program entitled “Botswana Comprehensive Care and Support for Orphans and Vulnerable Children” to strengthen community agency to seek, support and provide HIV/AIDS related services to orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) and their family members.
With this cooperative agreement, USAID Botswana Health Office intends to contribute to Botswana’s commitments towards the realization of zero new infections, zero AIDS related deaths and zero discrimination especially as they relate to the project’s target groups.
- Vulnerable adolescent girls and young women at high risk of HIV acquisition
- Children and adolescents living with HIV
- HIV-exposed infants, especially from young mothers
Grant Information: Subject to funding availability, USAID intends to provide $12,300,000 in total USAID funding over a five-year period.
- Strengthen households and community structures to support OVC
- Increased uptake of HIV prevention, care and treatment services among OVC households
- Improve policy implementation for delivery of coordinated quality social services
- U.S. and non-US organizations may participate. These may include Private Voluntary Organizations (PVOs), Public International Organizations (PIOs), local nongovernmental organizations, faith-based organizations (FBOs), universities, foundations, for profit entities and others.
- USAID welcomes applications from organizations which have not previously received financial assistance from USAID.
- Applicants must have established financial management, monitoring and evaluation processes, internal control systems, and policies and procedures that comply with established U.S. Government standards, laws, and regulations.
How to Apply
Interested applicants must submit their application forms electronically via mail at the address given on the website.
For more information, please visit Botswana Comprehensive Care and Support.