USAID/South Sudan: Livelihoods, Vulnerability and Resilience Program

Deadline: 10 October 2016

United States Agency for International Development Mission in South Sudan (USAID/South Sudan)  is seeking concept papers from qualified applicants for USAID’s Livelihoods, Vulnerability, and Resilience Program (LVRP) Annual Program Statement (APS) with an aim to disseminate the necessary information to enable prospective applicants to apply for funding to support USAID’s goal of improving livelihoods in conflict affected areas of South Sudan with stressed and crisis levels of food insecurity.

The goal of LVRP is to increase the resilience of chronically vulnerable households and communities, leading in the long term to a reduction in need for humanitarian assistance, as well as reduced poverty, household hunger, and acute malnutrition.

Under this program, USAID/South Sudan prioritizes the most conflict-affected states of South Sudan that are stable enough to begin early livelihood recovery interventions.

Objectives

  • To restore and diversify household level livelihoods
  • To strengthen the resilience of community and inter-communal systems
  • To improve water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) and nutrition conditions in order to strengthen household level livelihoods and community resilience.

Funding Information

  • USAID/South Sudan intends to award estimated 1 – 3 cooperative agreements lasting 5 years each of at least $20M per award.
  • USAID will not consider any individual Concept Paper below a minimum of $20M or above a maximum of $70M.

Eligibility Criteria

  • USAID invites Concept Papers from all eligible and qualified entities including: U.S. and non-U.S., nonprofit or for-profit NGOs, or Public International Organizations or international organizations (PIO or IO), respectively.
  • USAID strongly encourages submissions from new and varied partners.

How to Apply

Interested applicants can apply via given website.

For more information, please visit USAID’s Livelihoods, Vulnerability and Resilience Program.