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Draft RFA - Private Sector Support To Small-And-Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs)

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005
Administered by:

Agency for International Development, Overseas Missions, Georgia USAID-Tibilisi
(see all US Federal Agencies)

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  • Original Grant - May 25, 2005
Applications Due:

Jun 13, 2005
At this point applications are not requested since Draft RFA is being announced.

total funding: $10,500,000
max award: $10,500,000
min award: none
cost sharing, matching: No
number of awards: 1
type of funding: Cooperative Agreement
Description:

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID/Caucasus) is seeking applications for an Assistance Agreement for funding a program for Private Sector Support To Small-And-Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs). The authority for the RFA is found in the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended.
The Private Sector Support to Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises project, a cooperative agreement, is designed as a four-year, $10.5 million effort. It is an ambitious intervention to address the needs of small and medium sized enterprises by providing assistance to: (1) increase access to medium- and long-term financing through Development Credit Authority (DCA) mechanisms; (2) encourage increased participation of Georgian businesses in international markets, through the adoption of internationally recognized self-certification standards; (3) develop advocacy skills in selected Georgian business associations in order to more effectively engage government at all levels on a variety of business issues; and (4) improve business skills, including training for youth and minorities. The assistance activity will contribute to USAID/Caucasus?s Strategic Objective Accelerated Development and Growth of Private Enterprises to Create Jobs.

Who can apply:

Unrestricted

Eligible functional categories:
Funding Sources:

USAID Foreign Assistance for Programs Overseas

More Information:

If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact: Gamezardashvili, Ekaterine

Address Info:

Agency for International Development, Overseas Missions, Georgia USAID-Tibilisi

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