Published On: Fri, Nov 7th, 2014

USAID/Uganda Grants to Support Health Measures- HIV/AIDS

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Uganda is seeking applications from organizations aimed at supporting the design and implementation of a comprehensive & integrated activity in regional health, HIV/AIDS, and nutrition assistance services in Eastern Uganda.

The program will focus on maximizing the impact of the Government of Uganda (GOU), and other investments in health services in quality health, HIV/AIDS, nutrition and child development services.

This activity targets 21 districts in Eastern Uganda with an estimated total population of 4.6 million.

The overall goal of this activity is to achieve

  1. Increased availability and accessibility to health services.
  2. Improved quality of health service.
  3. Increased availability of resources for public sector health services.
  4. Improved organization and management of service delivery.
  5. Increased adoption of healthy behaviors and positive child development practices by communities in focus areas and target population groups.

The total estimated budget for the program is $55,000,000 subject to the availability of funds. The anticipated start date of the program is February 2015 for a period of five (5) years from the date of award.

Guiding principles

  1. Geographic Scope and Target Populations
  2. Value for Money
  3. Transition from district-based comprehensive HIV/AIDS and TB Programs
  4. Coordination with Government entities and district operational plans
  5. Invest in Leadership, Capacity, and Systems for long-term sustainability
  6. Flexibility and adaptability to collaborate and evolve approaches with partners
  7. Focused on district-level health improvements and health system strengthening
  8. Integrated service delivery
  9. Community Linkage
  10. Community-based Organizations and Local Capacity Development (LCD)
  11. Gender Considerations
  12. Youth
  13. Environmental Considerations

Eligibility criteria

  • Any U.S. or non-U.S. organizations, non-profit, or for-profit entity is eligible to apply.
  • Potential new partners are encouraged to apply.
  • Minimum cost share of 5% is required.

For more information visit grants.gov  and search for funding opportunity number RFA-617-15-000004.

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