Updated Jun 02, 2020

Health and Prosperity Initiative Call for Proposals

The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (“DFC”) is launching its Call for Proposals (the “Call”) from private sector entities seeking DFC support for health-relatedinvestments in DFC-eligible emerging market countries via equity financing, debt financing, political risk insurance, feasibility studies, technical assistance, investment funds, and related DFC products.

Applicants should be seeking DFC support for private sector-led investments that support the COVID-19 response or other projects in health system capacity, including supply chains (including the production and distribution of PPE, ventilators, therapeutics, diagnostics, vaccines, and other medical supplies); innovative care delivery systems; digital health and related IT systems; health care financing and insurance; data science innovations; medical technology and devices; water and sanitation (WASH); nutrition; pharmaceuticals (with FDA certification or equivalent)4; biomedical research; and other related investments.

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Open Year RoundDeadline
$5,000,000 - $500,000,000Amount

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
RegionLow and Middle Income Countries
Focus AreasHealth
Infectious & Vector Diseases (Health)
Response Technologies (Humanitarian Assistance)
Transport & Supply Chains
Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)

DFC is accepting proposals for projects in all countries in which the agency is authorized to invest, with a focus on countries in Africa that are particularly vulnerable to health challenges. The call for proposals is now open and will be accepting submissions indefinitely. Interested parties can review the full eligibility criteria and learn how to submit a proposal.

Application Directions

The DFC Forms system is the on-line platform where all potential clients complete application and associated forms for all of DFC’s product lines. If you do not already have an account in this system, please follow the instructions in the User Guide and setup an account as soon as possible if you intend to submit a proposal.


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