Requests for Proposals

Request for Qualifications: General Contractor

PATH has begun the process of evaluating office space requirements for our U.S. headquarters in Seattle, WA.

We are soliciting qualifications from local general contractors to assist in the planning and eventual construction of a new lab, shop, and office.

Responses are due Friday, October 6. To learn more about the opportunity and/or request a copy of the RFQ, please send a message to Mary Cooke ( and copy Kaitlin Kontogianis (

Request for proposal 2023-080: Zambia Biomedical Equipment Survey

PATH intends to implement a biomedical equipment survey in Zambia focused on respiratory care equipment and oxygen delivery systems in 91 health care facilities. This activity will also document the availability and functional condition of key oxygen devices, respiratory care, and related biomedical equipment in health facilities, which may help government partners to evaluate their medical device management processes and enable improvements within their health systems.

PATH now invites sealed bids from eligible survey firms with substantial formal training in qualitative and quantitative research methods, at least five years of relevant experience conducting qualitative and quantitative research, involving the collection of original or source data, familiarity using data collection tools such as SurveyCTO and ODK, excellent communication and team skills, experience in engaging different stakeholders, demonstrated ability to work effectively with government entities, high level of professional integrity.

A complete set of soft copies of bidding documents (request for scope of work, Request for Quotation, and the list of facilities) may be obtained from PATH, upon request through email: by referencing: RFP 2023-080 for BMES.

Bids must be delivered to and placed in the tender box at the following address on or before 12:30 hour local time on Thursday, 31st August 2023: Stand# 11059, Mikwala House, Brentwood Drive, Long Acres, Post.Net Box 370, Pvt. Bag E10| Lusaka, Zambia,

Bids must be appropriately bound, sealed, and labelled. Electronic bidding will not be permitted.

Read more details in the Invitation for Bids.

Request for proposal: 2023-023 PATH Risk and Compliance Solution Software

PATH is issuing an RFP for a Risk and Compliance solution that can effectively support the identification, assessment, monitoring, and mitigation of risks across the organization.

PATH identifies and manages a broad range of cross-organizational (shared) risks, as well as operational risks that are unique to local or project-specific conditions (not-shared).

Data is collected to support the identification, management, and reporting of risks.

Please refer to the RFP documents in this posting. The RFP Schedule and contact information is found in the RFP documents.

Request for proposal: Risk and Compliance Software Solution

Supplemental Information

RFP Specs for Vendors

Questions and answers

Request for applications: 2023-005 Overcoming Impediments to HIV Prevention

This is an opportunity to apply for funding to advance research applications for development of new HIV prevention approaches. Applicants from United States (US), European Union (EU), United Kingdom (UK), Kenyan, South African, and Zimbabwean institutions are invited to apply to this request for applications sponsored by MATRIX (Microbicide R&D to Advance HIV Prevention Technologies through Responsive Innovation and eXcellence): A USAID Project to Advance the Research and Development of Innovative HIV Prevention Products for Women.

We are seeking a diverse pool of investigators in HIV prevention research and development to address a wide range of HIV prevention challenges.

Proposed applications will be composed of self-assembled groups of researchers to address challenges using one of three mechanisms. The mechanisms are:

  1. Think tanks: groups of experts convene to provide guidance on how to address the posed challenge and propose next steps (experimental and/or logistical) to meet the challenge.

    Duration (up to): 1 year.

    Maximum total cost: $100,000

  2. Best practice working groups: groups of researchers charged with identifying best practices to address a prevention challenge and, if applicable, perform limited proof-of-concept studies to support the proposed best practice.

    Duration (up to): 1.5 years.

    Maximum total cost: $200,000

  3. Research challenges: research projects where applicants propose and perform specific laboratory-based research to address the prevention challenge.

    Duration (up to): 2 years.

    Maximum total cost: $350,000 per year

PATH, a member of the MATRIX project, will oversee the application submission and award processes using an oversight structure that draws from US- and Africa-based administrators.

Instructions on how to apply and templates for the application are below:

Key dates

  • Release of request for applications: April 1, 2023 (8:00 a.m. Pacific time)
  • Letter of intent due: June 1, 2023 (8:00 a.m. Pacific time)
  • Fact-finding questions due: June 1, 2023 (8:00 a.m. Pacific time)
  • Applicants provided responses to fact-finding questions: June 15, 2023 (8:00 a.m. Pacific time)
  • Applications due: August 1, 2023 (8:00 a.m. Pacific time)
  • Applicants notified of decision: September 22, 2023
  • Estimated project start date: December 1, 2023

Note that MATRIX reserves the right to modify this schedule as needed. Parties who express interest will be notified by email of any changes.

This request for applications expires on August 2, 2023.

Request for proposal 2023-017: Malaria operational research and program evaluation

The U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) Insights for Malaria (Insights) project partners with malaria-endemic countries to ensure the most effective and efficient use of resources to fight malaria and save lives.

The PMI Insights project seeks proposals from institutions based in malaria-endemic countries, for potential research studies that address operational research or program evaluation questions in alignment with national malaria program and PMI priorities.

These proposed studies shall provide evidence that will help national programs and their partners address operational problems, challenges, or barriers to achieving intended coverage or impact of malaria interventions.

In particular, potential bidders are encouraged to propose studies that link to the prioritized list of research topics developed by PMI and PMI Insights, available here:

Proposals are due by June 12, 2023.

Below are further requirements and instructions:

RFP requirements in English

RFP requirements in French

RFP requirements in Portuguese

Request for quotation 2023-032: G6PD commodities (analyzers, test kits and controls)

PATH is a global nonprofit dedicated to a mission to advance health equity through innovation and partnerships. With more than 40 years of experience forging multisector partnerships, and with expertise in science, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, we develop and scale up innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing health challenges. Learn more here.

We are seeking a supplier to supply, install, commission and hand over analyzers, test kits and controls, as described in section 4 of the request for quotation (RFQ) document. Please refer to the document below and respond to provisions in the best way possible. The deadline for submitting quotations is July 18th, and the successful supplier will be required to deliver the products by August 31st 2023.

Below are further requirements and instructions:

RFQ requirements.

Request for application 2023-001: Delayed care–seeking activity

The U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) Insights project is a five–year cooperative agreement that works as a multidisciplinary partnership that collaborates with PMI, other donors, research institutions, and national malaria programs (NMPs), to create and implement high quality, ethically sound program evaluation and operational research activities to inform PMI programs, NMPs and the global malaria community.

As part of this work, the PMI Insights project is supporting the design and implementation of an operational research study to assess the impact of proactive community case management, to decrease delays in care–seeking for febrile illness.

PMI Insights therefore is seeking applications from qualified and experienced institutions to assist in supporting this goal in a study to be conducted in Sierra Leone, the specific study site(s) to be determined.

Instructions and requirements.

Our principles

PATH subscribes to principles of simplicity and economy in procurement operations. We comply with US government procurement integrity regulations, anti-terrorism regulations, and Equal Employment Opportunity legislation.