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.
Call for Expressions of Interest RFA-2023-06 Diaspora Experts Roster
May 30, 2023
The USAID Diaspora Project has launched a call for expressions of interest for Diaspora Experts to contribute to the socio-economic development of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). The project aims to leverage the knowledge, investment, and business practices of the BiH diaspora to stimulate economic growth and create jobs. The selected experts will provide mentorship and assistance to Micro, Small, and Medium-Sized Enterprises (MSMEs) in BiH, focusing on areas such as business strategy, financial management, sales and marketing, supply chain and operations, research and development, information technology, human resources, communications, sector analysis, and export opportunities.Learn More
Request for Applications: Expression of Interest for Diaspora Expert Assistance in Bosnia and Herzegovina
April 5, 2023
The USAID Diaspora Invest Project is seeking applications for diaspora-expert assistance (DEA) to support micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The DEA will provide technical assistance to advance the DI’s objectives, such as fostering diaspora engagement, catalyzing investment, and stimulating economic development. The assistance can be in areas such as export preparation and knowledge sharing development support. Applications will be reviewed every two weeks starting from April 25, 2023, and the program will end either when all technical assistance interventions are implemented or on October 16, 2023.Learn More
Vacancy: Business Development Specialist (Mostar, BiH)
April 3, 2023
The Business Development Specialist will be responsible for handling the project’s portfolio of activities in the Herzegovina region. This will include support to partner towns and municipalities in diaspora engagement, identification of and support to diaspora investors locating in the region, and liaising with BiH authorities, financial institutions and private sector representatives to help strengthen businesses and stimulate transfer of diaspora knowledge and capital through capacity development, technical assistance and grant awards.Learn More
Vacancy: Business Development Specialist (Banja Luka, BiH)
April 3, 2023
The Business Development Specialist will be responsible for handling the project’s portfolio of activities in northern Bosnia and Herzegovina. This will include support to partner towns and municipalities in diaspora engagement, identification of and support to diaspora investors locating in the north of the country, and liaising with BiH authorities, financial institutions and private sector representatives to help strengthen businesses and stimulate transfer of diaspora knowledge and capital through capacity development, technical assistance and grant awards.Learn More
Request for Applications: Provision of Technical Assistance for Diaspora Companies
February 23, 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 5 years old and that have a demonstrable diaspora connection (diaspora ownership, co-ownership or verifiable business partnership).Learn More