Community Upgrade Grant

Community Upgrade Grant

Request for Applications


Issue Date: 13 February 2018

Closing Date: 13 March 2018 (EXTENDED TILL 13 APRIL 2018)


USAID LENS focuses on several sectors, one of which is tourism. Since 2014, USAID LENS has focused on supporting and promoting the adventure tourism industry in Jordan, as a potential major driver of jobs and revenue for MSEs in Jordan. The primary objective of this intervention is to upgrade tourism-related MSEs in local communities along the Jordan Trail, to turn them into becoming high-quality key service providers. The mechanism of achieving this objective will include a grant in which tour operators/travel agents/tourism consulting groups apply to in order to develop the mentioned MSEs. The applicants are to choose MSEs along one or more of the 8 section(s) of the Jordan Trail (referring to the mapped out route on the Jordan Trail website: Fore more information, download the RFA PDF below.


Please download the following attachments and read the RFA thoroughly:

  1. Community Upgrade RFA
  2. ِCommunity Upgrade RFA Amendments 1 (uploaded on 11 March 2018)
  3. RFA Questions & Answers (uploaded on 15 March 2018)
  4. Attachment A: Application Form
  5. Attachment B: Budget
  6. Attachment C: Action Plan
  7. Attachment D: Supplement to Grants Manual
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