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MOMENTUM (Moving Integrated, Quality Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health and Family Planning and Reproductive Health Services to Scale)
This Annual Program Statement (APS) publicizes the intention of the United States Government (USG), as represented by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Global Health (GH), to fund one or multiple awards to address the overarching APS program purpose. The purpose is to accelerate reductions in maternal, newborn, and child mortality and morbidity in high-burden, USAID-supported countries by increasing the capacity of host country institutions and local organizations to introduce, deliver, scale up, and sustain the use of evidence-based, quality maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH), voluntary family planning (FP) and reproductive health (RH) services.
This main APS document outlines the goal, purpose, expected results, and priorities of MOMENTUM (Moving Integrated, Quality Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health and Family Planning and Reproductive Health [MNCH/FP/RH] Services to Scale), and may result in multiple awards issued under subsequent APS Rounds. Note: When referencing MOMENTUM in this document, it is referring to the full portfolio of possible awards under this overall purpose. This specific document is an umbrella APS and will not be accepting concept papers or applications.
Please see individual Round documents for each Round’s deadlines and submission instructions for concept papers.
Closing Date: September 30, 2025
Areas of Interest
Deadline for Submission of Concept Papers for Round-5: October 18, 2021, 5.00 pm Malawi Time
In Round-5 of the MOMENTUM Annual Program Statement (APS) No. 7200AA19APS00002, USAID/Malawi is requesting the submission of concept papers focused on efforts to improve maternal, neonatal, and child health (MNCH), voluntary family planning/reproductive health (FP/RH), nutrition, water sanitation, and hygiene (WASH), and malaria prevention and treatment in Malawi. USAID/Malawi anticipates issuing two (2) awards under Round-5.
The U. S. Agency for International Development’s Office of Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition (MCHN) and Office of Population and Reproductive Health (PRH) are pleased to issue Round-5 under the Moving Integrated, Quality Maternal, Newborn, Child Health and Family Planning and Reproductive Health (MNCH/FP/RH) Services1 to Scale (MOMENTUM) Annual Program Statement. Round-5 is focused on increasing the quality of health services to improve outcomes in maternal and child health, family planning, nutrition, WASH, and malaria prevention and treatment in Malawi.
The purpose of the USAID/Malawi MOMENTUM Activity is to support the Government of Malawi’s (GOM’s) efforts to reduce maternal, newborn, and child mortality through improved access and quality of health service delivery with particular focus on maternal, neonatal, and child health (MNCH); family planning/reproductive health (FP/RH); nutrition; water sanitation, and hygiene (WASH); and malaria prevention and treatment. Activities proposed will be aligned with the Malawi Growth and Development Strategy, and the Health Sector Strategic Plan II.
U.S. and non-U.S. public, private, for-profit, and nonprofit organizations, as well as institutions of higher education, public international organizations, and non-governmental organizations, are eligible to submit a concept paper under each Round(s) of the APS. Further, the organization must be a legally-recognized, organizational entity under applicable law, legally registered in a country within the geographic code 937 (“the United States, the recipient country, and developing countries other than advanced developing countries, but excluding any country that is a prohibited source,” per ADS 310.3.1.1).
Applicants may submit one (1) concept paper as an individual organization (as either a proposed prime or eventual sub-awardee).
The funding for the Rounds under this APS may be provided through GH offices, as well as USAID mission field support for USAID/W issued Rounds, and direct USAID mission funds for USAID/Mission issued Rounds. As determined by the source of funding, awardee(s) will be expected to comply with the legal and USAID policy requirements that govern the Agency’s programming.
Pending funding availability, there may be multiple Rounds for this APS that will all aim to meet the Purpose and Results mentioned above. The financial range for award(s) will be specified in each Round.