Diaspora Invest Project Solicitations

Information about Diaspora Invest Project solicitations, opportunities for assistance, and employment & consulting vacancies.

About the Diaspora Invest Project

The USAID Diaspora Invest Project (DI) is a five-year, $15.7 million program to catalyze the potential of the BiH diaspora to advance the country’s socio-economic development. DI is fostering local communities’ engagement with the diaspora and mobilizing diaspora investment and knowledge transfer to stimulate economic growth and create jobs. The project builds on USAID’s past successes in diaspora engagement in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

This page includes up to date information about Diaspora Invest Project solicitations, including requests for grant and technical assistance applications, partnership opportunities, and job postings.

The Diaspora Invest Project is implemented by Financial Markets International (FMI) under USAID Contract Number 72016822C0000. FMI is responsible for the contents of this website, which do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the United States Government.

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Current Opportunities

Technical Internship Opportunity: USAID Diaspora Invest Project

April 5, 2024

Are you interested in gaining practical experience in international development? Join us as an Intern at the USAID Diaspora Invest Project in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Call for Expression of Interest (EOI-2024-04) for MSMEs to Receive Diaspora Knowledge Sharing Assistance

March 27, 2024

The objective of this Public Call for Expression of Interest for Diaspora Knowledge Sharing Assistance is to solicit applications from qualified, legally registered micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Bosnia and Herzegovina looking to receive assistance from diaspora experts and professionals.

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Call for Expression of Interest: MSMEs for Diaspora Export Opportunities Assistance (EOI-2024-003)

March 14, 2024

The objective of this Public Call is to solicit applications from qualified, legally registered micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Bosnia and Herzegovina for diaspora export opportunities assistance.

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Call for Expressions of Interest EOI-2024-001 for Diaspora Experts Roster

February 7, 2024

The USAID Diaspora Invest Project, in collaboration with local partners in Bosnia and Herzegovina, invites expressions of interest from the Bosnian and Herzegovinian diaspora members. The program seeks to engage diaspora experts to provide assistance in various areas, including business strategy, financial management, sales and marketing, supply chain optimization, research and development, information technology, human resources, communications, sector analysis, and export facilitation.

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Request for Applications: Provision of Technical Assistance for Diaspora Companies

October 20, 2023

USAID Diaspora Invest Project is soliciting applications from qualified diaspora-owned or diaspora-related Micro, Small and Medium Sized enterprises (MSME) registered in Bosnia and Herzegovina interested in receiving technical assistance. Technical assistance may include, but is not limited to strategy and business consulting, support for digitalization, marketing, sales and communications assistance, introduction of international standards and certifications, workforce training, etc. Public call is open to limited liability or joint-stock companies registered in Bosnia and Herzegovina that are up to 6 years old and that have a demonstrable diaspora connection (diaspora ownership, co-ownership, or verifiable business partnership).

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Annual Program Statement (APS): Small Grants Awarded through the Municipal Diaspora Facility of the Small Grant Fund (APS-2023-01)

September 22, 2023

The purpose of this Annual Program Statement (APS) is to provide essential information to prospective applicants, enabling them to submit applications for grant funding under the Municipal Diaspora Facility of the Small Grant Fund, implemented by the USAID Diaspora Invest Project (“DI” or “Project”). This APS invites grant applications from qualified and legally registered Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) with diaspora links or ownership. The focus is on co-funding for diaspora-facilitated investments into fixed assets for business operations in BiH.

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