Announcement of Release of Community REACH Request for Applications
Announcement for Community REACH Request for Applications (RFA) #02-
B-1 Youth VCT Linkage and Referral Grants
Pact's Community REACH team is pleased to announce the release of Re-
quest for Applications (RFA) #02-B-1. Under this RFA, Pact antici-
pates awarding on a competitive basis between five to seven sub-
grants focusing on Youth VCT Linkage and Referral for a total of US$
2 Million. The purpose of the RFA is to disseminate information about
Pact's Community REACH Project for the management of HIV/AIDS sub-
grants to prospective PVO and NGO grant recipients in order to pro-
vide them with a fair opportunity to submit applications for funding.
The RFA describes the project objectives, explains the technical area
of focus, details the process and criteria for evaluating applica-
tions and provides information on funding, cost-share requirements,
application format and other relevant information.
To be eligible, applicants must meet the following requirements:
1) Proposed activities must be implemented in one or more of the par-
ticipating USAID focus countries.
2) Organizations must have either a current presence in the country
for which they are applying to conduct a project or partner with a
local NGO in country.
To download the RFA, please visit the Community REACH website at:
If you encounter troubles downloading the RFA, please contact the
Community REACH team and a copy of the RFA will be sent to you. Ex-
ecutive Summary Applications will be accepted until 9 August 2002.
For additional information, contact
The Community REACH Team
Information will also be available at USAID Missions, Pact and, its
primary contractor, the Futures Group International field offices.
Community REACH is a five-year, USAID funded program designed to fa-
cilitate the efficient flow of grant funds to organizations playing
valuable roles in the fight against HIV/AIDS, including PVOs, re-
gional and local NGOs, universities and faith-based organizations.
Funded activities will be consistent with USAID's goal of "increased
use of improved, effective and sustainable responses to reduce HIV
transmission and to mitigate the impact of the HIV/AIDS pandemic."
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