Investing in Women (IW), an initiative of the Australian Government, seeks to accelerate gender equality by supporting women to thrive in the workplace and succeed in business in Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam. Through this RFP, IW aims to expand the supply of investment available to women-owned or -led small businesses, as defined above. To achieve this goal, IW seeks partners that have unique solutions to solving the capital access challenges faced by such businesses in each of its three target countries: Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam.
To be eligible to receive IW funding a proponent must:
- submit a specific and precise proposal, in line with the selection criteria listed in the RFP;
- be a legitimate entity/organisation (individuals are not eligible to apply);
- not be on any Sanctions Lists;
- not be involved in terrorism in any way.
Parties interested in this RFP may register such interest by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line “Gender Lens Investing Innovation Window – Registration.” This will allow IW to provide you with any updates prior to the Proposal Closing Time and Date. Registration details must include:
- Institution/Company/Entity Name;
- Nominated Representative of the Entity; and
- Contact Details (office address, email, and phone).
Parties that have not registered their interest may still submit Proposals but will not receive updates prior to the Proposal Closing Time and Date. IW encourages interested parties to register early in order to receive details about upcoming information sessions. IW plans to hold information sessions in Jakarta the week of January 22, Ho Chi Minh City the week of January 29, and Manila the week of February 12.
Proposals must be submitted electronically to email@example.com before the Proposal Closing Time and Date, using the subject line: “Gender Lens Investing Innovation Window – Proposal”. All Proposals must be received in PDF format.
The tender for proposals will close at 5:00 PM Philippine Standard Time, 1 March 2024.
Any clarification or enquiries from interested parties must be submitted no later than 5:00 PM Philippine Standard Time, 23 February 2024 through firstname.lastname@example.org, with subject line: “Gender Lens Investing Innovation Window – Query”
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