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Jan 25, 2021 | Volume 11, Issue 7

Request for Applications: Qualitative Monitoring and Evaluation Program Improvement Award

Deadline: March 5, 2021


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IDEAL is inviting organizations engaged in emergency and non-emergency food and nutrition security activities to apply for a Qualitative Monitoring and Evaluation Program Improvement Award (PIA).

This Request for Applications (RFA) is soliciting applications that strengthen the capacity of USAID Title II implementers to incorporate qualitative analysis into monitoring and evaluation. Applications will support the development, testing, packaging, and sharing of processes, systems, and tools to improve qualitative data collection, analysis, and utilization in support of USAID Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance strategy and policy.
For each grant, IDEAL will award no more than $100,000 US dollars for up to 12 months of implementation.

For more details about this request for applications, please refer to the documents below:

Request for Applications (RFA): Qualitative Monitoring and Evaluation Program Improvement Awards (PIAs)
Attachment 1: Application Template
Attachment 2: Qualitative Activity Schedule
Attachment 3: Budget Template
Attachment 4: Budget Narrative Template
Attachment 5: Past Performance Information Request
Attachment 6: USAID Standard Provisions for FAAs for NGO

Submission Deadline
Submissions are due by 5 PM ET on Friday, March 5, 2021. Applications must be submitted electronically to

Questions on this RFA may be submitted in writing to before Friday, February 5, 2021, 5 PM ET. 

Orientation to IDEAL’s Qualitative M&E Program Improvement Award RFA

IDEAL | February 4, 2021 | 9:00 - 10:00 AM ET | Online

IDEAL encourages all prospective applicants to register for their webinar to learn about the Qualitative M&E Program Improvement Award RFA, the application process and selection criteria, and to better understand the former FFP (BHA) Policy and Guidance for Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting for Development Food Security Activities V2.0.

This newsletter is made possible by the generous support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The contents are the responsibility of the Implementer-led Design, Evidence, Analysis, and Learning (IDEAL) Activity and do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the United States Government.

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