Grant Management Company



Grant management company project goal is to aim at channeling a total budget of US$ 10.6 million to Tajikistan farmers, farmer groups, rural small and medium enterprises (SME), and their intermediaries in Khatlon Oblast and in Gorno Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast (GBAO). It is expected that the disbursed grants and matching grants contribute to leverage production, service delivery, income and employment in the agricultural and in the tourism sector in rural areas.

The objective of the project is to improve the sources of livelihood for local populations in the Gorno Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast (GBAO) and Khatlon regions through tourism and agribusiness

Services provided include, but are not limited to:

Provide systematic training to the grant enablers

  • Support the PIU in the recruitment of qualified Grant Enablers (if required)
  • Prepare and conduct a training course for the qualification of Grant Enablers
  • Conduct outreach campaigns and launch calls for application
  • Prepare a communication strategy for the grant fund
  • Prepare an information brochure for target groups
  • Organize annual outreach campaigns
  • Prepare additional information media for campaigns
  • Collect target group feedback from Grant Enablers
  • Launch regular calls for grant application

Finalize, update and maintain key documents of the grant program

  • Assess and specify eligibility criteria for applicants and applied products
  • Refine application, evaluation, disbursement and monitoring procedures
  • Finalize the existing Grant Operations Manual
  • Prepare forms, templates, and checklists as annexes to the Manual
  • Prepare the catalog of standardized goods and services, collect information from suppliers (specifications, prices, modes of delivery)
  • Update the information in the catalogue on a semi-annual basis

Support grant evaluation and ensure timely disbursement of funds

  • Assess completeness and eligibility of all incoming applications
  • Perform technical evaluation of proposals for non-standardized goods and services
  • Submit all evaluation results to the Grant Committee
  • Carry out disbursement of funds on a weekly basis

Supervise the grant program implementation

  • Prepare and install a database for real-time data assessment
  • Prepare, install and maintain an informational website, linked to the database
  • Prepare assessment criteria for Grant Enablers' evaluation
  • Carry out semi-annual performance monitoring of Grant Enablers' contracts