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    SPECIFIC GRANT NOTICE

    Contracting Authority: Southern African Development Community 

    REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS FOR SUPPORT TO INDUSTRIALISATION AND PRODUCTIVE SECTORS (SIPS)

    REQUEST FOR GRANT APPLICATIONS

    Reference Number: SADC/3/5/2/197

    Grant Funding Entity: SADC SECRETARIAT

    Location: SADC Secretariat, Western Commercial Road (near Lobatse and Siboni Roads), CBD Plot 54385, Private Bag 0095, Gaborone, BOTSWANA.

    1. The Southern African Community (SADC) Secretariat has set aside funds for the operation of the Secretariat during the financial year 2021/22. It intends to use part of the proceeds to cover eligible payments under the contract to engage different firms to receive grants for SIPS Programme in the Southern African Development Community region.
    2. The SADC Secretariat now invites soft copy Full Grant Copy (Concept Notes together with Full Applications) from eligible and reputable firms interested to receive the grants of different sizes as per our Guidelines.
    3. The applicant will be selected under the Open Grant procedures selection and procedures described in this Grant Guidelines and Application Documents.
    4. The Grant Guidelines and Application and associated documentation can be accessed through the link below this notice.
    5. The closing time and date for submission of the applications at the address indicated in the grant application document is Monday, 31st January 2021 at 16:00 hour’s local time.” Applications received after this time and date, or submitted otherwise than indicated in the Grant Guidelines and Application Document shall not be considered.
    6. All notifications concerning this grant application process, including: or cancellation notices, Requests for clarification and the respective responses will be published on the following website: www.sadc.int.
    7. Interested companies/firms may seek clarification or/and additional information concerning this grant application, only in writing (or by email) and by latest 10th January 2021 from the following contact points: Please note that there will be 3 Information Sessions for all interested applicants are welcome to join using the links provided below;
    8. The first Information Session on this call for proposals will be held on 23rd November 2021, at 10:00hrs virtually on the following Zoom Link

      Topic: SIPS Second Call
      Time: Nov 23, 2021 10:00 AM Harare, Pretoria
      Join Zoom Meeting
      https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81976388423?pwd=TkRiZWdheGJNMFdhVjE5MDQzbEZYQT09
      Meeting ID: 819 7638 8423
      Passcode: 308366

    9. The second Information session on this call for proposals will be held on 6 December 2021 at 10:00hrs virtually on the following Zoom Link

      Topic: SIPS Second Call
      Time: Dec 6, 2021 10:00 AM Harare, Pretoria
      Join Zoom Meeting
      https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85928612106?pwd=dENva3hzb2pwK1hHUE5sQW1IQ2hLQT09
      Meeting ID: 859 2861 2106
      Passcode: 589169
      589169

    10. The third Information session on this call for proposals will be held on 10 January 2022 at 10:00hrs virtually on the following Zoom Link

      Topic: SIPS Second Call
      Time: Jan 10, 2022 10:00 AM Harare, Pretoria
      Join Zoom Meeting
      https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81682971754?pwd=c0VjeFRTOFZ6WnlQOWZpSWVNRjcwdz09
      Meeting ID: 816 8297 1754
      Passcode: 248758

    Attention:

    Mr. Purpose Chifani Acting- Head of Procurement

    E-mail: sipsclarifications@sadc.int  and tenders@sadc.int