Closing DateJun 15 2021
Solicitation Title: Terms of Reference (ToR) for an Agency to undertake landscaping of Social Enterprise (SE) Models in Health in India and propose ideas /solutions in HIV / AIDS
Solicitation Number: FY-20-EpiC-03
Submit Proposal to: email@example.com
Date of Issue of RFP: 31 May 2021
Date Proposal Due: 15 June 2021
Method of Submittal:
Respond via e-mail with attached document in MS Word / pdf format on or before due date.
I. INTRODUCTION & BACKGROUND
FHI 360 has been implementing the Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control - EpiC project funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through the President’s Emergency Fund for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) from October 2020.
Under the Epic project, FHI 360 is supporting capacity development of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Organizational Development (OD) and enabling the organizations to access increased domestic financing through various mechanisms including traditional resource mobilization; and Innovative Financing (IF) models for medium to long term financial sustainability.
EpiC project is operational in the seven PEPFAR priority districts and complements the other ongoing work being supported to achieve epidemic control by other USAID partners. These districts include Hyderabad, Rangareddy, Nalgonda, Mahbubnagar, and Karimnagar in Telangana, and Thane and Pune in Maharashtra.
Diversifying the resource base (including increasing domestic financing) and KP led CSO access to these resources for is crucial for fast tracking the HIV response enabling them to service the health and non-health needs of their communities beyond the limitations for government or donor funded programs. This is in line with PEPFAR’s Country Operational Planning Guidance for COP 21.
Various models of domestic financing that CSOs access routinely with varying degree of success include government funding for targeted interventions (TI); funding from Global Fund in specific areas e.g. treatment adherence tracking; and local philanthropy. In the recent years, corporate social responsibility (CSR) and crowd funding is also beingexplored by local CSOs and met some degree of success. Innovative financing models such as pay-for-performance are currently also being tested with USAID funding.
Another form of innovative financing being explored is social enterprises. In this case, we are referring to social enterprises defined as for-profit private sector small businesses that engage with the low-income population to address challenges of access and affordability in critical needs sectors such as health. Social enterprises could offer a unique opportunity for CSOs to ensure sustainability by tapping the funds available within the community.
II.Request for Proposals (RfP)
Under EpiC, FHI 360 solicits services an agency to undertake a landscaping of social enterprise models in the health space in India that have been promising or successful in providing services to bottom of the pyramid (BoP) and vulnerable populations, and to recommend and support implementation of viable social enterprise models for CSOs in the HIV/AIDS sector.
III. Scope of Work
The agency is expected to conduct the below in a phased manner over the course of one year
For detailed information, please check the complete version of the RFP attached .