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Analytical Services IV IDIQ (2019-2024)

 

Making Cents International, in a joint venture with Development Professionals, Inc., is a prime holder of USAID’s Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance’s Center of Excellence on Democracy, Human Rights and Governance (DCHA/DRG) Analytical Services IV IDIQ. The purpose of this IDIQ is to provide DCHA/DRG with the experts, resources, and analytical tools to respond to requests for democracy, human rights and governance (DRG) assessments, DRG sub-sectoral, and related assessments or analysis; technical assistance to support DRG strategic planning, program design, and results management; research, special studies, and surveys; training and networking support; and rapid response transitional environment support. Analytical services under this IDIQ will improve USAID’s ability to promote resilient, democratic societies, and support U.S foreign policy objectives.

GSA Professional Services Schedule (2019-2024)

 

Making Cents International became a General Services Administration (GSA) Professional Services Schedule (PSS) holder in April 2019. PSS is a GSA Schedule all U.S. Government agencies can use as a contracting mechanism to access services from pre-qualified contractors, including Making Cents. Making Cents holds PSS SIN 874 1—Integrated Consulting Services and SIN 874 4 – Training Services. For ordering information, please see our catalog on GSA Advantage.

YouthPower: Evidence & Evaluation IDIQ (2015-2020)

 

Making Cents International is a prime holder of USAID’s YouthPower: Evidence and Evaluation IDIQ. Funded by USAID Bureaus for Global Health (GH); Economic Growth, Education, and Environment (E3); and Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA), the IDIQ is a part of USAID’s first dedicated cross-sectoral positive youth development (PYD) initiative, YouthPower. YouthPower strengthens local, national, and global youth systems and programs to achieve sustainable, positive youth outcomes in health, education, and political and economic empowerment, and to increase youth engagement in development efforts. The YouthPower: Evidence and Evaluation IDIQ focuses on research and evaluation of youth programming, and technical leadership and dissemination of knowledge in the field of PYD.

Department of State (DOS) Performance Management and Evaluation Services IDIQ (Functional Area 7: General/Crosscutting) (2017-2022)

 

The Performance Management and Evaluation Services IDIQ is a new global contracting mechanism that supports regional, functional, and management bureaus at DOS headquarters and overseas. The IDIQ Functional Area 7 covers crosscutting and general performance-related support that may be required by a bureau, such as for strategic planning, performance measurement development, business analysis, and training and support services, among others. It also covers subject matter evaluations that may cut across functional areas 1-6 but do not fall neatly into a single area.

 

Making Cents International is a member of the consortium led by Social Impact. Our role on the team is to provide technical expertise in youth- and gender-focused assessments and evaluations. 

Global Programming Consortium to Advance the Status of Women and Girls (2017-2021)

 

The Global Programming Consortium to Advance the Status of Women and Girls supports the Department of State Office of Global Women’s Issues (S/GWI) to strengthen the capacity of civil society in target countries to effectively advance the status of women and girls in core thematic areas, via three objectives:

 

  1. Enhance the organizational and technical capacities of civil society organization partners (CSOPs) and empower them to strengthen response to gender-based violence (GBV), advance the women, peace, and security (WPS) agenda, and support women’s economic empowerment (WEE);

  2. Implement crosscutting strategic initiatives (“SIs”) to strengthen response to GBV, advance the WPS agenda, and support WEE in target countries; and

  3. Engage in collaborative research and learning to build a body of evidence on promising practices aimed at strengthening response to GBV, advancing the WPS agenda, and supporting WEE.

 

Making Cents International is a member of the consortium led by the American Bar Association/Rule of Law Initiative (ABA/ROLI). We are a resource partner that will contribute technical expertise to projects focusing on WEE activities.

Technical Assistance and Support Contract Four (TASC4) Africa (2011-2018)

 

The (TASC4) Africa IDIQ is designed to help USAID advance global health priorities throughout Africa. The project contributes to improvements in the health of people—especially women, children and other vulnerable populations—in countries throughout Africa, through expansion of basic health services.

 

Making Cents International is a member of the consortium led by John Snow Inc. (JSI). Making Cents’ role is to provide technical expertise in the areas of adolescent reproductive health, orphans and vulnerable children, food security, private-public partnerships, and capacity building.

Making Cents International is a women-owned small business.