Skills Development for People with Disabilities

Skills Development for People with Disabilities

წყარო: USAID Economic Security Program

The USAID Economic Security Program is pleased to announce its Request for Applications RFA-037 “Skills Development and Increasing Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities”.

The USAID Economic Security Program (the Program) is a five-year, USAID-funded project implemented by DAI to accelerate broad-based growth of sectors that show strong potential to create jobs, to increase incomes, to increase micro, small, and medium enterprise (MSME) revenues, and to support diversification to more productive economic activities.

The Program is pleased to announce a Request for Applications) for interested local non-governmental organizations (NGOs), micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), to facilitate industry-led skills and knowledge development among people with disabilities (PWDs) and lead to the high value employment in the Program targeted sectors. The purpose of the activity is to provide financial and technical support to organizations toward preparing and providing theoretical and practical knowledge, on-job-training and job placement of people with disabilities. The activity will facilitate matching skills in demand and reduce the unemployment of targeted groups. Moreover, it creates the opportunity for organizations to reach their highest potential by hiring highly qualified workforce and maximize profits along with increasing impact on the social cause

Subject to the availability of funds, DAI intends to provide one grant under this RFA to entity listed in Section A “Eligibility requirements” up to the 70, 000 GEL. This amount is a ceiling for the grant application.

The expected duration of DAI support is from March 1, 2023 to November 1, 2023. DAI, as primary implementer of the Program, reserves the right to fund any or none of the applications submitted.

Applications must be received no later than 6:00pm on December 29, 2022. Applications and modifications must be submitted in pdf (preferred) or other electronic format to the Program`s grants staff at

Issuance of this RFA does not constitute an award commitment on the part of DAI, nor does it commit DAI to pay for costs incurred in the preparation and submission of an application. Further, DAI reserves the right to reject any or all applications received. Applications are submitted at the risk of the applicant. All preparation and submission costs are at the applicant`s expense.

Any questions concerning this RFA should be submitted in writing not later than December 13, 2022 to

Response to the questions will be provided no later than December 15, 2022. Please, note that responses to the question might be shared publicly hence do not submit the questions that may include sensitive information regarding your organization and/or application.

Information session for the RFA-037 will be held online at 2 pm, on December 9, 2022

For more information see the attached file.

Please follow the link to join the online information meeting:

Meeting number: 2341 917 1051
Password: c7CMP4Zfaw8