The Advancing Partners & Communities (APC) project invites Applications from legally registered entities in Sierra Leone that meet the following minimum requirements:
- Demonstrated expertise and experience in community resource mobilization and advocacy;
- Experience in Water, Hygiene, and Sanitation (WASH) infrastructure improvements;
- Experience working in at least two of the following districts in the past five years: Bombali; Port Loko; Tonkolili.
One subgrant for up to $900,000 USD, for a period of up to nine months, will be awarded to carry out activities to meet the following overarching objective: To prompt health posts and their local stakeholders to identify community-driven solutions that would lead to mobilization of community and district resources, for addressing service quality and health facility maintenance and preventive maintenance (M/PM) needs on an ongoing basis.
To achieve success, collaboration with the District Health Management Teams (DHMTs) and District Councils, and other local stakeholders (where they exist at community and district level), will be essential. Partnerships with other organizations will be encouraged, particularly with local community and/or grassroots organizations.