Request for Applications: Provision of Technical Assistance for Diaspora Companies

Diaspora Invest Project Solicitation

Request for Applications: Provision of Technical Assistance for Diaspora Companies

(RFA-2023-03) for the Provision of Technical Assistance to Diaspora-owned and/or Diaspora-related MSMEs in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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 for the provision of 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).

All qualifying companies are invited to submit applications under this announcement. The RFA document with detailed information about the application process is available here.

The application form is available in Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian language: https://bit.ly/ta-bcs-2023 or English language: https://bit.ly/ta-eng-2023.

  • Funded by: United States Agency for International Development (USAID) under Contract Number 72016822C00001 with Financial Markets International, Inc.
  • Issuance Date: 23 February 2023
  • Closing Date/Time for Submission of Proposals: The deadline for submitting applications under this solicitation is 16 October 2023 at 4:00 PM CET. Companies that meet the eligibility criteria will be contacted directly by the USAID Diaspora Invest Project team on a rolling basis through a first-come, first-served approach.
  • Additional Questions: Requests for additional information should be directed at info@diasporainvest.ba (please include the words “RFA-2023-03 Question” in the subject line of the email).
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