ACE: Update on request for applications - Strengthening Media Coverage

December 2, 2020

Notice (November 3, 2020)

The Advancing Community Empowerment in Southeastern Myanmar (ACE) project, funded by USAID, is pleased to announce a request for applications seeking to fund activities that strengthen media coverage of issues affecting vulnerable communities in southeastern Myanmar with a focus on reporting on health, education, livelihoods, disaster management, and governance issues.

ACE anticipates providing multiple awards up to 1 year in duration and up to USD $100,000 in value. The total estimated amount of funding for the RFA is approximately USD $1,000,000; however, ACE reserves the right to adjust the RFA amount, subaward ceilings, and activity timelines or issue no subawards at all.  

This RFA is issued as a public notice to ensure that all interested, qualified, and eligible organizations have a fair opportunity to submit applications for funding. For the purposes of this RFA, “organizations” are defined as non-profit, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), civil society organizations (CSOs), community-based organizations (CBOs), or faith-based organizations (FBOs).

Note the closing date for applications is December 8, 2020.

To learn more about ACE and to apply, please go here.

Or click to download the entire zip folder here.

Any inquiries about this announcement and applications can be directed to the ACE project at @email.

Notice (December 2, 2020)
Following on from the recent RFA announcement, a Virtual Bidders Conference was held on November 17, 2020, with a total of 10 organizations attending and additionally, two other organizations sending questions via email.

To find out more about the types of questions that were asked, please download via the following link in English and Myanmar languages: Q&A (ENG+MYR)