100%LIFE IS ANNOUNCING AN OPEN CALL FOR PROPOSALS TO SUPPORT SUSTAINABILITY OF HIV RESPONSES IN THE EECA COUNTRIES
100%LIFE is announcing an open Call for Proposals to support sustainability of HIV responses in the EECA countries.
The goal of this Call for Proposals is to achieve sustainable national HIV response among KPs in EECA countries (Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan).
The objectives are:
- to increase domestic funding for HIV programs from national budgets at the sufficient substitute level to cover most of the estimated needs.
- to establish and/or institutionalize a sustainable regulatory framework and management mechanism allowing public financing of NGOs to implement high-quality HIV programs.
- to strengthen civil society engagement in policy and budgetary decision making processes to achieve relevant programs scope and quality.
Grant funding under this Call for Proposals shall be provided under the following categories:
- TRACK 1. Mentorship support and technical assistance to the national NGOs and government stakeholders in the process of budget advocacy to increase domestic spending for HIV.
- TRACK 2 Technical assistance to the CSOs and government representatives in the development and implementation of step-by-step politics, policies and mechanisms for the provision of HIV prevention and care and support services.
- TRACK 3 Collection of data and analysis of the existing mechanisms on national level.
Where and how to send the application
The application and supportive documents should be submitted by e-mail not later than January 13, 2020, 23:59 Kyiv time, at the address firstname.lastname@example.org with copy to email@example.com
Questions regarding the call for proposals could be submitted at the same email addresses, until January 3th 2020, 23:59 Kyiv time. Replies will be given no later than 5 days before the deadline for submission of applications.
Eligibility of applicants
- be a non-profit making organisation (CSOs including, CBOs) registered under the relevant Laws of the country where it is registered;
- have been registered not less than two (2) years;
- be directly responsible for the preparation and management of the project, i.e. not acting as an intermediary;
- eligible organizations must demonstrate:
- Have an international reach (regional or national) on budget advocacy in public healthcare system preferred.
- Proven experience working with the national healthcare system at the regional/national level.
- At least one year of previous experience in relevant to grant task areas (transition from external donors of national HIV programs; budget advocacy of HIV program in EECA: prevention, treatment, care and support for KPs and PLWH).
- Experience of technical assistance provision to government and/or non-government sector in public healthcare system and transitional processes from donor to public funding mandatory (provide a list of examples).
- A track record of successful advocacy cases of services for key population in terms of transitional processes from external donors to public funding (provide a list of examples).
Duration: All activities financed by this Grants program must be implemented by December 31, 2020.
Location: EECA countries (Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan)
Types of proposal:
- Proposal shall contain activities for all three tracks (see clause 1.3).
- Only proposal aimed at achieving the objectives, priorities and results as indicated in sections 1.2 and 1.3 are eligible for funding under this Call for Proposals.
- Applicants are expected to propose activities that will have an impact on all listedcountries in clause 1.3 of the project.
The following types of proposals are not eligible:
- proposals concerned only or mainly with individual sponsorships for participation in workshops, seminars, conferences, congresses, individual scholarships for studies or training courses, scholarships, sponsorships and school fees.
- proposals concerned only or mainly on one or several countries (see clause 1.3).
- proposals concerned only or mainly on one or several tracks (see clause 1.3).
- proposals that does not refer to income level and disease burden of eligible countries.
- credit or loan schemes;
- debts and provisions for losses or debts;
- proposals which consist exclusively or primarily of capital expenditure e.g. land, buildings, equipment, vehicles, etc. These can be better dealt with through procurement;
- proposals which discriminate against individuals or groups of people on grounds of their gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, or lack of them, or their ethnic origin;
- cash donations;
- political party and religious activities;
- proposals which provide funding for terrorist activities.
Please find Call for Proposals