Partnerships Plus Call for Concept Papers: “Advancing Protection and Care for Children in Adversity”

The Partnerships Plus project invites qualified local and/or U.S.-based organizations, private voluntary organizations, non-governmental organizations, faith-based organizations, or universities to submit a Concept Paper as a first step in a competitive process for Advancing Protection and Care for Children in Adversity (Protect and Care) to support the achievement of the Objectives established in the U.S. Government Strategy on Children in Adversity, Advancing Protection and Care for Children in Adversity (APCCA), whose implementation is coordinated by the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Center on Children in Adversity (CECA) and Displaced Children and Orphans Fund (DCOF).

A total of $2,000,000 USD is available. Partnerships Plus intends to award up to three subgrants, with no one award exceeding $1,000,000. The actual number and size of subgrants under this call will be determined based on the content and responsiveness of the Concept Papers received, need/requirements of USAID and JSI, and availability of funds for the proposed activities. The period of performance for each subgrant shall not exceed 33 months.

Important dates for this Call:

Due Date for Questions: Monday, June 24, 2019 05:00 PM EDT

Answers are posted: Friday, June 28, 2019

Due Date for Submissions: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 05:00 PM EDT

Questions regarding this call and the final Application should be directed to

For more information, read the full solicitation details from JSI or download the Call for Concept [PDF, 736KB].