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INVEST Awards

INVEST is committed to transparency around the procurement process and the awards made as a result of each procurement. The table below includes all competitive procurements under INVEST, including the Request for Proposal (RFP) number, title, and award(s) made as a result of the competition. You can click the RFP number in the lefthand column to view the full RFP document including the Statement of Objectives. Please note that each listed award includes the lead firm along with any partners.

Number Description Awarded
1 USAID Global Health Bureau/Center for Accelerating Innovation and Impact

KOIS ($299,818)

2 Power Africa/USAID Kenya

CrossBoundary partnering with Open Capital Advisors ($399,300)

3 USAID India 3.0

Dalberg partnering with Trilegal ($423,534)

4 Global Health/Center for Innovation and Impact Haiti

Dalberg partnering with Third Sector Capital Partners ($529,641)

5 USAID Democratic Republic of Congo Assessment of Finance Needs and Opportunities

CrossBoundary ($89,910)

6 USAID Haiti PPP Legal Counsel to the Government of Haiti

Gide Loyrette Nouel ($289,214)

7 Comprehensive Learning Strategy and Curricula to Advance Private Sector Engagement

Moonshot Global LLC ($173,445)

8 Strategic Corporate Engagement Assessment: Corporate Venturing

Multiple Awards:

  1. Heliotropy partnering with Global Corporate Venturing and Bates Wells Braithwaite ($220,900)

  2. Lion’s Head Global Partners ($159,311)

9 Strategic Corporate Engagement Assessment: Corporate Partnerships/Investments to Build Supply and Value Chains

ISF Advisors partnering with Hystra ($228,200)

10 Strategic Corporate Engagement Assessment: Innovative Uses of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Other Corporate Assets to Ensure Long-Term Business Growth

Multiple Awards:

  1. KOIS ($220,530)

  2. Lion’s Head Global Partners ($141,677)

11 Transaction Advisory Services in Energy and Extractives

CANCELED

12 Energy and Extractives Transaction Advisory Support

Global Venture Consulting LLC ($856,661)

13 Women's Economic Empowerment and Equality - Access to Finance: Integrating Financial Tools into Traceability Systems for Small-Scale Fisheries

Yayasan Dan Perikanan Indonesia (MDPI) partnering with Marine Change and Altermyth ($420,000)

14 Haiti INVEST Platform Diaspora Engagement

Delphin Investments partnering with Azurest Partners ($204,451)

15 Catalyze Investment for Inclusive Digital Financial Services to Empower Women

Women’s World Banking ($600,000)

16 Haiti INVEST Agricultural Value Chain Assessment

World Council of Credit Unions, Inc. ($73,552)

17 Haiti INVEST Transaction Advisory Support to Haitian SMEs

Multiple Awards:

  1. CEDEL Haiti ($42,120)

  2. CrossBoundary ($340,104)

  3. Gestion Estudes Compabilite Audit (GECA) ($42,800)

  4. Societe Financiere Haitienne de Developpement S.A. (SOFIHDES) ($101,450)

18 Strategic Corporate Engagement Assessment: Building Visibility of Impact in Corporate Venturing Activities

CANCELED

19 Water and Energy for Food (WE4F) Grand Challenge for Development Landscape Analysis – West Africa Regional Hub

CrossBoundary ($146,608)

20 Mining and Extractives Central Asia Mining Event

Global Venture Consulting LLC ($152,198) (combined award with RFP-012)

21 Haiti PPP Engineering Advisory Services

Tractebel Engineering S.A. ($348,660)

22 WE4F Grand Challenge for Development Landscape Analysis – Asia Regional Innovation Accelerator

Intellecap ($339,200)

23 Public Private Partnership (PPP) Support to the Afghanistan Civil Aviation Authority (ACAA)

AeroAsia Consulting Service ($248,769)

24 Market-Based Approach Evaluation for South Africa CDCS

Genesis Analytics ($168,447)

25 Prosper Africa Pipeline Development and Transaction Advisory

Multiple Awards:

  1. Lion’s Head Global Partners ($327,450)

  2. Open Capital Advisors ($183,637)

26 Graphic Design Firm

Multiple Awards:

  1. Informatics Studio ($523,205)

  2. Type E Design ($516,277)

27 Mobilizing U.S. Institutional Investment and Financial Service Exports in Africa

Multiple Awards:

  1. Interlink Capital Strategies partnering with New America (To be determined by individual task orders)

  2. Lion’s Head Global Partners (To be determined by individual task orders)

  3. MiDA Advisors partnering with CrossBoundary ($1,110,189)

28 Last Mile Connectivity Initiative

Connectivity Capital ($89,250)

29 Empowering Women through Gender Lens Investing Part I – Catalytic Contribution

Multiple Awards:

  1. CARE USA partnering with Bamboo Capital Partners ($999,063) (combined award with RFP-030)

  2. WIC Capital ($500,000)

  3. Canceled Award

30 Empowering Women through Gender Lens Investing Part II – Technical Assistance

Multiple Awards:

  1. CARE USA partnering with Bamboo Capital Partners ($999,063) (combined award with RFP-29)

  2. AlphaMundi Foundation partnering with Value for Women ($499,983)

31 WE4F Grand Challenge for Development Landscape Analysis – MENA Regional Innovation Accelerator

CrossBoundary partnering with Leaders International and LixCap ($246,709)

32 Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative (W-GDP) Co-Creation Workshop Facilitation Partner

Design Thinkers Group ($76,252)

33 Moldova Investment Landscape Assessment

CrossBoundary partnering with CIVITTA ($244,315)

34 USAID Haiti Invest Platform Asset Management

Delphin Investments ($410,000)

35 Mobilizing Private Investment for Development: USAID/India Tibetan Finance

Dalberg partnering with Unitus Capital and Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM) ($474,240)

36 RegTech for Gender Equality and Women’s Economic Empowerment

Toronto Centre for Global Leadership in Financial Supervision ($199,269)

37 Asset-Based Lending Framework for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Colombia

Dopkins & Company LLP ($75,300)

38 Prosper Africa Executive Secretariat Market Analysis and Roadmap

McKinsey & Company partnering with CrossBoundary ($752,927)

39 Prosper Africa Executive Secretariat (PAES) Website Development

Teal Media ($60,480)

40 USAID/Mexico Co-Creation Workshop Facilitation Partner

CANCELED

41 USAID/Mexico Online Co-Creation Workshop Facilitation Partner

CollaborateUp ($74,583)

42 USAID Vietnam Municipal Clean Energy Development Facility

Emerging Venture Management (Unkapt) partnering with Duane Morris Vietnam LLC ($299,980)

43 Prosper Africa Executive Secretariat (PAES) Internal Platform

Steampunk Inc partnering with Vera Solutions ($223,852)

44 Italy Economic Support Fund Part 1: Catalytic Contribution

Multiple Awards:

  1. Interlink Capital Strategies partnering with Morus Alti Campi ($1,998,909)

  2. PEDAL Consulting partnering with AIFI, IBAN, Italia Startup, Menarini, FVA, The AdWisers ($3,000,000) (combined award with RFP-45)

45 Italy Economic Support Fund Part 2: Technical Assistance

Multiple Awards:

  1. DEM Consulting partnering with Restag srl and PSL Shipping & Logistic srl ($993,400)

  2. PEDAL Consulting partnering with AIFI, IBAN, Italia Startup, Menarini, FVA, The AdWisers ($3,000,000) (combined award with RFP-044)

  3. Roncucci & Partners ($984,774)

46 Tunisia INVEST Transaction Advisory Support to Tunisian SMEs

CrossBoundary ($1,740,307-combined award with RFP-047)

47 Resilience Funding for Tunisian SMEs

Multiple Awards:

  1. CrossBoundary partnering with Flat6Labs Tunis ($1,740,307) (combined award with RFP-046)

  2. IN PROGRESS

48 Assessment of Afghanistan Trade Opportunities within Indian Markets

The Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry partnering with Intueri Consulting LLP and Hatam & Nouri LLC ($233,305)

49 Southern Africa Catalytic Contribution

Multiple Awards:

  1. Creative CFO Pty Ltd ($150,000)

  2. Endeavor South Africa ($275,169)

  3. Linea Capital Partners Pty Ltd ($249,844)

  4. ThirdWay Africa Capital Ltd ($195,008)

50 Vietnam Healthcare Sustainability Assessment

PATH partnering with Centre for Social Initiatives Promotion (CSIP) ($270,000)

51 Moldova Investment Platform

CrossBoundary partnering with CIVITTA ($197,609)

52 Colombia Energy for Peace Investment Opportunity Assessment Site Selection and Preliminary Design

Tetra Tech ES, Inc. partnering with APROTEC, Odyssey, and TFE Energy ($299,740)

53 Private Sector Engagement Strategy Support for USAID Eastern and Southern Caribbean RDCS

CrossBoundary partnering with PADF ($248,488)

54 USAID Asia Bureau, Transaction Advisory Fund, Transaction Due Diligence

The Kreller Business Information Group, Inc. partnering with GlassRatner Advisory & Capital Group LLC ($130,000)

55 Technical Assistance to Facilitate Multi-Purpose Disinfecting Cleaning Product Partnerships in Afghanistan

Global Venture Consulting LLC partnering with Technical Resources Group ($463,290)

56 Haiti INVEST Capital Fundraising Advisory Support to Haitian SMEs

Multiple Awards:

  1. ProFin ($460,000)

  2. SIKSE partnering with InterConsultants S.A. ($149,852)

57 USAID/India WASH Opportunity Analysis

Unitus Capital partnering with Sattva Consulting ($223,748)

58 Technical Assistance for Mask Production in Afghanistan

CANCELED

59 Digital Stakeholder Landscape Analysis

Dalberg ($249,855)

60 USAID/India Education

Boston Consulting Group ($199,585)

61 Haiti Support to Capital Providers Investing in Haitian SMEs

No Submissions

62 Prosper Africa Executive Secretariat (PAES) Deal Support Pilot

CrossBoundary partnering with McKinsey & Company ($342,453)

63 USAID/Georgia Attracting Foreign Investment Program in Georgia

OCO Global ($455,600)

64 Investing for Security - Mobilizing Developing World Participation in Open Network Standard Setting Process

Access Partnership ($139,788)

65 Technical Assistance for Hand Sanitizer Distribution in Afghanistan

Global Venture Consulting LLC partnering with Afghanite and Technical Resources Group ($569,517)

66 Portfolio Learning Platform on Additionality and Human Impact

Dalberg partnering with Vera Solutions ($194,000)

67 W-GDP Grand Challenge: Women Enabled in the Economy "Whole System in a Room" Partner

Design Thinkers Group partnering with Pro Mujer ($198,800)

68 USAID Bureau for Resilience and Food Security: Legal Establishment of Water Access Acceleration Fund Technical Assistance Sidecar

Gide Loyrette Nouel ($50,000)

69 Scoping Digital Markets Investments Towards Bolstering Individual Rights

Caribou Digital partnering with Expectation State ($69,179.56)

70 GAIN’S Nutritious Foods Financing Facility (N3F) Fund Assessment & Design.

ISF Advisors ($59,812.50)

71 Nairobi-Mombasa Toll Road Traffic Study

No Submissions

72 Indonesia Blended Finance Promotion Activity

Impact Investment Exchange (IIX) ($150,000)

73 USAID Asia Bureau, Infrastructure Transaction Identification

CrossBoundary with KPMG ($298,665)

74 In Support of African Credit Ratings

Global Sovereign Advisory partnering with CrossBoundary ($195,716.51)

75 USAID Bureau for Resilience and Food Security: GAIN’s Nutritious Foods Financing Facility (N3F) Database and Dashboard Tools

Dalberg Data Insights ($69,150)

76 USAID Prosper Africa Executive Secretariat (PAES) Outreach Campaign Support

Reingold ($149,893)

77 Strategic Marketing and Sales Assistance to Roll Out Solar-Powered Cold Storage Units in Afghanistan

CANCELED

78 Mainstreaming Gender Smart Policies and Practices

Multiple Awards:

  1. Aceli Africa partnering with Value for Women ($249,806.88)

  2. Pro Mujer partnering with Acrux Partners ($245,450)

  3. SAGANA partnering with Circulate Capital ($237,400)

79 Transaction Advisory for Self-Reliant Financing of Faith-Based Hospitals in Tanzania

KOIS partnering with Banyan Global ($371,125)

80 USAID's Innovation, Technology, and Research Hub – Connecting Community Anchor Institutions to the Internet in Kenya

World Wide Web Foundation ($302,973.70)

81 Incorporating Gender-Based Violence in Assessing Investment Risk

Milliman, Inc. ($299,046)

83 Prosper Africa Executive Secretariat (PAES) Website System Administration Support

No Submissions

EOI-001 Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative (W-GDP) Blended Finance Approaches to Women's Economic Empowerment

Multiple Awards:

  1. Deloitte Consulting LLP ($699,641)

  2. Kiva Microfunds ($2,499,525)

  3. Mennonite Economic Development Associates with Criterion Institute, Volta Capital Ltd., and Business Partners International East Africa ($1,150,000)

  4. Patamar Capital LLC ($1,000,000)

  5. World Council of Credit Unions with UM-PAMECAS ($649,096)

  6. RENEW LLC ($1,000,000)

  7. Deetken Impact with Pro Mujer ($1,300,000)

EOI-003 USAID Bureau for Resilience and Food Security (RFS) - Mission Engagement

Multiple Awards:

  1. FINCA International ($500,000)

  2. Dalberg partnering with Pomona Impact ($500,000)

  3. Aceli Africa ($349,467.33)

  4. MCE Social Capital ($200,000)