About Us

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Advancing Partners & Communities (APC) is a five-year project funded and managed by USAID’s Office of Population and Reproductive Health and implemented by JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc., in partnership with FHI 360. APC’s core funding will cover grants management and capacity building for community-based family planning activities.

APC is also positioned to accept funding from missions for capacity building and grants management of community-based approaches in family planning, HIV, maternal health, newborn and child health, nutrition, and control of infectious disease.

Finally, APC will help to advance global learning in community-based programming through the dissemination of best practices and lessons learned at the global, regional and national levels.

APC’s technical services include:

  • designing and implementing public and private-sector community-based family planning programs
  • providing technical assistance to community-based programs for project design, service integration, and program scale-up
  • conducting program assessments
  • promoting innovative public and private-sector community-based strategies
  • supporting community-based organizations to strengthen services and adopt high impact practices

APC’s grant management services include:

  • conducting open and targeted competitive grant solicitations
  • preparing cooperative agreement documents for USAID executing sub-awards
  • supporting missions to manage awards to local organizations

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