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Marginalized Populations Support Activity

Solicitation Number: SOL-168-14-000010
Agency: Agency for International Development
Office: Overseas Missions
Location: Bosnia USAID-Herzegovina
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SOL-168-14-000010
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Added: Jul 15, 2014 7:47 am
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through the Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), is seeking proposals from qualified local Bosnian and Herzegovinian organizations interested in providing the services as described in this solicitation. The Marginalized Populations Support Program's goal is two-fold, 1) to support activities of local organizations that advocate for the rights and dignity of under-represented groups, and 2) to build the capacity of local NGOs, BiH institutions, and USAID implementing partners.

Local Bosnian and Herzegovinian entities are eligible to compete for this opportunity. Section 7028 of Public Law 113-76, the Consolidated Appropriations Act for FY 2013 entitled "Local Competition Authority" authorizes limiting this competition to those Bosnian and Herzegovinian entities and sets forth the definition of local entities incorporated into this solicitation. http://beta.congress.gov//bill/113th-congress/house-bill/3547/text.


To be considered a local BiH entity, an Offeror must: (1) be legally organized under the laws of BiH; (2) have its principal place of business or operations in BiH; (3) and is: (A) majority owned by individuals who are citizens or lawful permanent residents of; and(B) managed by a governing body the majority of whom are citizens or lawful permanent residents of the cooperating country. "Majority owned" and "managed by" include, without limitation, beneficiary interests and the power, either directly or indirectly, whether exercised or exercisable, to control the election, appointment, or tenure of the organization's managers or a majority of the organization's governing body by any means.

Added: Jul 25, 2014 11:49 am
The purpose of this amendment is to respond to questions related to the RFP # SOL-168-14-000010.
Added: Aug 08, 2014 12:00 pm

The Purpose of this Amendment is to 1) Change the closing date and time for the submission of Technical and Cost Proposals from August 14, 2014 16:00PM to August 18, 2014 10:00AM;
2) Revise Section C-Statement of Work to (a) clarify work requirements; (b) incorporate the requirement to conduct Organizational Capacity Assessments; (c) limit Component 3 tasks: 'In-kind logistical support' to the event of a disaster; (d) refine monitoring and evaluation requirements;
3) Revise the instructions on the preparation of the technical proposals under section L.8. to eliminate qualification requirement 
for key personnel;
4) Revise the instructions on the preparation of the cost proposals under section L.9;
5) revise the evaluation criteria.
As a specific change to the Solicitation, the complete Solicitation is replaced with the attached revised Solicitation.          

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RFP

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
RFP
Posted Date:
July 15, 2014
SOL-168-14-000010.pdf (1,882.41 Kb)
Description: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through the Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), is seeking proposals from qualified local Bosnian and Herzegovinian organizations interested in providing the services as described in this solicitation. The Marginalized Populations Support Programís goal is two-fold, 1) to support activities of local organizations that advocate for the rights and dignity of under-represented groups, and 2) to build the capacity of local NGOs, BiH institutions, and USAID implementing partners.

Amendment 1

Type:
Mod/Amendment
Posted Date:
July 25, 2014
Description: Solicitation amendment # 01 with Questions and Answers

Amendment 2

Type:
Mod/Amendment
Posted Date:
August 8, 2014
Description: Amendment No. 2 to Solicitation No. SOL-168-14-000010
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Department of State
Washington, District of Columbia 20521-7130
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USAID/Bosnia-Herzegovina
1 Robert C. Frasure

Sarajevo, 71000
Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Neil G. Price,
Contracting Officer
Phone: 38733704248
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Lidija Kranjec,
Acquisition and Assistance Specialist
Phone: 38733704324