Request For Proposal

Video documentation of Advocacy seed grant under MSA Program

The Humsafar Trust hereby invites RFP from firms for a consultancy assignment to conceptualize and develop a video on Advocacy seed grant under MSA Program. Interested consultants or firms are expected to examine in detail the RFP documents:

Terms of Reference (TOR)

Title of Activity: Producing Video on Advocacy Seed grant under MSA Program

Project: Multi-Country South Asia Global Fund HIV Program (MSA)

Period of Consultancy: 2 months (from the time of signing contract)

Reports to: Program Manager-MSA Program


Multi-Country South Asia (MSA) Program Overview

The Global Fund-supported South Asia Regional HIV program is currently in its second phase of grant implementation started from July 2013 to September 2018. With Save The Children International (SCI) serving as Principal Recipient in this phase, the program covers seven countries in South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka) through direct program implementation. Under the guidance and supervision of NACO and SCI, the selected sub-recipient – The Humsafar Trust will implement the program activities in India till September 2018focussing on Men who have Sex with Men aligned with the National Strategic Plan 2017 – 2020 and NACP IV.

Community System Strengthening and Advocacy Seed Grants (CASG)

Considering the need and the objective of the Multi-Country South Asia Regional HIV (MSA) Program with a strong community systems strengthening (CSS) focus and with reference to the Global Fund’s CSS Framework, one of the main component in the program was Advocacy Seed Grants which aimed to provide support towards MSM led organization on community-driven initiatives in advocating related policy environment at local or national level. The Humsafar Trust provided Advocacy seed grant to a total of 17 CBOs during 2015-2017. The objective of the video documentation is to highlight achievements of top 5 CBOs under Advocacy seed grant. The video is intended for key stakeholders such as donor agencies and CBO leaders.