CATALYZE is one of multiple USAID Private Sector Engagement (PSE) Hub projects aimed at strengthening partnerships with new or underutilized private sector firms. The PSE Hub includes a growing network of approximately 250 partners that provide niche technical expertise to USAID projects with a focus on mobilizing addition private investment alongside USAID funds.

CATALYZE crowds in new partners through CATALYZE’s blended finance activities in frontier markets and social sectors, and thereby increase PSE Hub projects’ access to niche technical and financial expertise. On this Procurement website, CATALYZE publishes a pipeline of upcoming solicitations for this network and other potential partners to bid on. To join the PSE Hub Partner Network and be notified when solicitations are released please sign up here.

Procurements

Active procurements are listed below. Please click the link to access the solicitation.

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AVIS D’APPEL A PROPOSITIONS N° RFA-CATALYZE-Sahel-2021-0003 Le cabinet Palladium, partenaire d’exécution de l’USAID pour le projet CATALYZE Sahel Finance for Resilience (“Sahel F4R”), recherche des partenaires financiers (banques commerciales, institutions de microfinance (IMF) et toutes autres structures de financement qualifiées pour la mise en œuvre de l’activité “subvention payée en fonction des résultats” – Pay-for-Results (P4R) au Niger. Les soumissionnaires retenus travailleront avec Palladium et la société SINERGI SA, qui organise la mise en œuvre de le projet au Niger, afin de mobiliser des fonds pour les chaînes de valeur du secteur agricole (Niébé, Volailles et Petits Ruminants), et particulièrement  pour les projets des jeunes entrepreneurs, tous secteurs confondus, et les communautés prioritaires situées dans les zones géographiques ciblées (Tillabéry, Zinder et Maradi) au Niger. *ANNEXE B* *ANNEXE C* *ANNEXE D* *ANNEXE E* *ANNEXE F* *ANNEXT G* *ANNEX H* *Presentation_CATALYZE Sahel F4R Niger FI Conference* *Q&A – RFA-CATALYZE-Sahel-2021-0003 * Niger
Funding Opportunity Notice  The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Notice (FON) is to solicit applications/proposals from interested parties, wishing to receive funding from the CATALYZE Innovative Blended Finance (CATALYZE) program. We are seeking your bold and innovative Concepts for SME Growth Financing in the Western Balkans. *Responses to Questions-FON-CATALYZE_EoG-2021-01* Western Balkans (Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, and Serbia)
TRANSACTION ADVISORY SERVICES (Rolling Tender) Amended The purpose of this RFP is to subcontract Transaction Advisory Service Providers (TASPs) under a Pay-for-Results (P4R) incentive program that encourages increased access to finance through investment facilitation and capital mobilization for enterprises in Ethiopia. *Attachment 1_Due diligence form* Ethiopia
Solicitud de Propuestas (SdP) número RFP-CATALYZE-Peru-2021-00183: Contratación de BASP (Rolling Tender) Contratar proveedores de servicios de asesoría empresarial (BASP por sus siglas en inglés Business Advisory Services Provider) para 09 departamentos de la Amazonia Peruana en inversiones y acceso al financiamiento. Peru
Business Advisory Service (BAS) Rolling Tender The purpose of the RFP is to select five (5) to ten (10) business advisory service providers (BASPs) to support growth-oriented companies in Ethiopia in increasing their top-line growth of sales and revenue. *Attachment 1_Due diligence form* Ethiopia
Funding Opportunity Notice The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Notice (FON) is to solicit business plans from interested parties wishing to receive funding from the Market Systems for Growth (MS4G) Activity of the USAID CATALYZE Innovative Blended Finance (CATALYZE) program. *Attachment 1_Due diligence form* *CATALYZE _Budget Template* *FON-CATALYZE-Ethiopia-2021-0158 Q&A* Ethiopia
RFA-CATALYZE-Peru-2021-0007 Pay for Results Incentive Program to International Investors CATALYZE Peru will apply a portion of its resources to incentivize financial institutions and other intermediaries (banks and non-bank FIs; funds; and other debt and equity providers) to mobilize finance and investment toward the Peruvian Amazon, as a part of our effort to mobilize $106million in financing by December 2023. *ANNEX 1 – TECHNICAL PROPOSAL FORMAT* *ANNEX 2 – PROPOSAL ON MILESTONES FOR AWARD PAYMENTS* *Pitch deck_incentive_program for FI* Peru
Demande de Propositions RFP-CATALYZE-Sahel-2021-0194 CATALYZE Sahel Finance for Resilience, recherche des propositions de facilitateurs financiers (FFs) qualifiés émergents (consultants individuels et toutes entreprises n’ayant pas une expérience avérée de facilitation d’au moins trois accords de financement d’au moins 50 000 USD au cours des 3 dernières années) pour le partenariat d’institutions financières P4R (Pay-for-Results) au Niger. Les soumissionnaires retenus travailleront avec Palladium et le Cabinet SINERGI, qui organise la mise en œuvre de l’activité au Niger, afin de mobiliser des fonds pour les chaînes de valeur et les communautés prioritaires.*Annexe-B-Criteres-de-classification-des-projets* *Annexe-C-Formulaire-de-laudit-prealable-1* *Annexe-D-Certifications-and-Representations-1* *Annexe-E-Tableau-recapitulatif-des-financements-obtenus* *Annexe-F-CV-Template* Niger
AVIS D’APPEL A PROPOSITIONS N° RFA-CATALYZE-Sahel-2021-0006 CATALYZE Sahel Finance for Resilience, recherche des propositions de facilitateurs financiers (FFs) qualifiés (bureaux d’études, cabinets de consultants, autres organismes d’appui) pour le partenariat d’institutions financières P4R (Pay-for-Results) au Niger. Les soumissionnaires retenus travailleront avec Palladium et le Cabinet SINERGI, qui organise la mise en œuvre de l’activité au Niger, afin de mobiliser des fonds pour les chaînes de valeur et les communautés prioritaires. *Annexe-B-Tableau-recapitulatif-* *Annexe-C-Formulaire-de-laudit-prealable* *Annexe-D-Certifications-and-Representations* *Annexe-E-Modele-du-CV-du-Representant-du-FF (1)* *Annexe-F-Modele-du-CV-des-perso* *Annexe-G-Calendrier-de-decaissem* *Annexe-H-Modele-de-Budget-et-de* Niger

For upcoming solicitations, refer to the Forecast. For previous solicitations, visit the Archive.

CATALYZE is a USAID-funded project and follows all procurement guidelines as set forth in the Federal Acquisition Regulation. All procurements are conducted in a fair and transparent manner in order to ensure that USAID is benefiting from the best that the market has to offer.

Staffing

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