Tender Title: Project Business Competitiveness and Job Creation Initiative
Tender No: TO2-01
Location: Iraq
Tender Package Available from: 2021-01-20
Deadline for Offer Submission: 1st Round 2021-02-28 at 17:00 (Iraqi Time) 2nd Round 2021-07-31 2022-01-31
Last Updated (28 July 2021 at 16:40): Deadline has been extended to January 31, 2022.
First update (03 Feb 2021 at 12:30 PM): Arabic version has been uploaded.
Durable Communities and Economic Opportunities (DCEO) Project Business Competitiveness and Job Creation Initiative
Annual Program Statement (APS) No. TO2-01

Issuance Date: 19 January, 2021

Dear Applicant:

a implemented by Chemonics International as part of the Durable Communities and Economic Opportunities (DCEO) Project. BCJCI is seeking concept papers for implementation of activities designed to strengthen the capacity of trade and business associations to identify, address, and remove constraints to business growth and to strengthen competitiveness of the Iraqi private sector. The grants will be awarded and implemented in accordance with USAID and US Government regulations governing grants under contracts and Durable Communities and Economic opportunities’ s internal grant management policies.

The project will hold a pre-concept paper online workshop on 10 February, 2021 from 14:00 PM to 16:00 PM. This first workshop will allow eligible and interested applicants the chance to ask questions about the APS and receive guidance on how to complete the concept paper form. Interested applicants that meet the eligibility requirements defined in Section III. below and would like to attend this workshop must confirm their attendance by sending the participant’s name and the organization’s name to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The deadline of receiving attendance requests is 05 February, 2021.

Project and Chemonics employees may not ask for, and applicants are prohibited from offering, any money, fee, commission, credit, gift, gratuity, thing of value, or compensation to obtain or reward improper favorable treatment regarding this solicitation. Any improper request from a project employee should be reported to the chief of party or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The following Annexes are included with this APS:

- Annex A – Concept Paper Form
- Annex B – Budget Template
- Annex C – Required Certifications

  • Representation by Corporation Regarding A Delinquent Tax Liability or a Felony Criminal Conviction (per AAPD 14-03)

  • Prohibition on Providing Federal Assistance to Entities that Require Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements – Representation (May 2017)

Tender's Files,
NJB465-Chemonics-DCEO-APS-TO2-01-Modification-No-1.zip (Uploaded 28 Jul 2021 at 16:40)
NJB465-Chemonics-DCEO-APS-TO2-01-Modification-No-1-ARABIC.zip (Uploaded 28 Jul 2021 at 16:40)



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