Requests for Proposal (RFP) to Provide Community-Targeted Services at the Center for Clinical Care and Clinical Research (CCCRN)

Posted by Emeka on Fri 19th Jan, 2024 -

The Center for Clinical Care and Clinical Research (CCCRN) is making Requests for Proposal (RFP) from qualified CSOs to provide community targeted services including prevention, treatment and differentiated care to targeted clients in Niger State. Interested candidates should possess relevant qualifications.

The Center for Clinical Care and Clinical Research is an indigenous, non-profit organization that promotes best practices in health care delivery, medical training and research using locally adapted models of health systems strengthening. CCCRN has established a formidable presence in Nigeria. With the headquarters in Federal Capital Territory and field offices in its operational states, CCCRN built a vast network of health and allied professional staff, partners and collaborators.

Title: Request for Proposal from to Provide Community-Targeted Services Including Prevention, Treatment, and Differentiated Care to Targeted Clients in Niger State

Employment Type: Full-time


  • The Accelerating Control of HIV Epidemic Control Cluster 4 (ACE-4) project team has continued to work collaboratively with state government agencies and ministries across Kwara and Niger States to achieve and sustain the HIV epidemic.
  • Through the implementation of the USAID-funded ACE intervention, CCCRN has the mandate to strengthen the capacity of local organizations to optimize organizational systems and access non-USG and other funding opportunities to sustainably implement key HIV program interventions. CSOs occupy a critical space in the implementation of the HIV / AIDS program through their delivery of HIV care at the community level; however, limitations with erratic funding and implementation capacity hamper the extent of their impact.
  • As part of ACE4 efforts to strengthen local implementation capacity, while also leveraging CBO/CSO networks to optimize ACE-4 outcomes in Niger state, CCCRN seeks to engage eligible CSOs to provide community-targeted services including prevention, treatment and differentiated care to targeted clients across 12 securities prone and hard-to-reach LGA and communities in Niger state

Scope of Work

  • Provide efficient and targeted community HIV testing services and facilitate the escort of identified positives (0-15 years and >15 years) to linked ART centers within assigned LGAs.
  • Provide community index testing services to eligible/targeted clients and facilitate the escort of identified positives (0-15 years and >15 years) to linked ART centers within assigned LGAs.
  • Facilitate community ART drug refills to assigned clients within the implementing LGAs.
  • Facilitate tracking of defaulting clients or those with interruptions in treatment and link them back to care.
  • Facilitate community viral load sample collection for eligible clients in assigned LGAs.
  • Provide PrEP services to eligible clients, facilitate awareness creation, identification, and referral for GBV services in assigned LGAs.
  • Maintain records and share reports of all services rendered in assigned LGAs.
  • Manage community program implementation structures

Grant Format

  • The grant incentives will be on a performance-based financing model which will consist of an administrative costs and target-based costs for the provision of the required services.
  • The administrative costs (28% of the total grant funds) cover the salary of key admin personnel, office management, and rent costs.
  • The target-based costs (72% of the total grant funds) covered the fee for service, transport/communication allowance, and human resources required to deliver the targeted services.
  • Select CSO/CBO will be required to deploy a team of 3 ad-hoc staff per LGA and 18 in total across 6 LGAs however the management and salary structure of these staff will be the sole responsibility of the CSO/CBO

Grant Payment Structure

  • Payment of administrative costs to select CSO/CBO monthly will be fixed and independent of the target achieved.
  • Select CSO/CBO will be paid the target-based costs upon verification of services rendered and milestones achieved.
  • Select CSO/CBO will be paid 50% of the amount due monthly for the assigned milestones and retire based on services rendered

Grant intervention areas:

  • Rafi, Munya, Shiroro, Paikoro, Rijau, Magama, Mariga, New Bussa, Lapai, Wushishi, Mashegu, and Kontagora.

Evaluation Metrics and Criteria

  • The CSO / CBO should be registered as a trust/society in Nigeria for more than 5 years. The organization must have a minimum of 5 years of experience. Registration documents of the CSO/CBO to be submitted.
  • Audited accounts (including Balance Sheet, Income and Expenditure, Schedules, Notes of Accounts, and Auditor’s Report) for the last 3 years to be submitted.
  • Latest annual report to be submitted (preferably for the year 2022)
  • The organization must have at least 5 years of experience working on community-based programs in the field of HIV/AIDs and other related healthcare interventions.
  • The applicant organization should have an office in or in proximity to the selected intervention areas in the state, (Proof of the office in the focus areas to be submitted)
  • The organization should have undertaken at least 3 projects related to HIV/AIDs, TB, and GBV programs in Niger State in the last 7 years.
  • Evidence of project implementation in the security-prone areas will be required.
  • Applicant organization must demonstrate capacity to manage community-based program structures.
  • The Organization must have key professionals having adequate experience and expertise in thematic areas and project management for this assignment.
  • The organization should make available the Curriculum Vitae of all Key Professionals meeting the requirements of the project.

Application Closing Date
31st January, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Interested candidates are encouraged to click on the link above, complete the form, and submit their proposals letter.