Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Activity
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)/Bangladesh intends to award a fiveyear cooperative agreement of up to $15 million. The purpose of the award is to generate demand for and increase the use of high quality maternal, neonatal, child and adolescent health (MNCAH), family planning (FP), nutrition, and tuberculosis (TB) services in Bangladesh through the use of social and behavior change communication (SBCC). The goal of this SBCC Activity is to increase health care seeking and adoption of healthy behaviors, through two objectives:
1. Increase exposure to and coverage of quality SBCC on key health behaviors, services, and health products, with a focus on Chittagong and Sylhet Divisions, and
2. Strengthen the Government of Bangladesh Ministry of Health and Family Welfare’s (MoHFW) ability to plan, develop, implement and evaluate social and behavior change communication at the central level and in Chittagong and Sylhet Divisions
Deadline: July 31, 2016
Applicants may be non-governmental U.S. and non U.S. entities and individuals. Entities such as non-profit organizations, profit making businesses, Private Voluntary Organizations (PVOs), Public International Organizations (PIOs), faith-based and community organizations, educational institutions, etc. are eligible to apply.
Subject to funding availability, USAID intends to provide up to $15,000,000 in total funding over a five year period. The ceiling for this program is $15,000,000. Actual funding amounts are subject to availability of funds. USAID intends to award one Cooperative Agreement pursuant to this NFO. USAID is not responsible for any costs incurred prior to awarding an agreement. USAID reserves the right to fund any one or none of the applications submitted.