Gender Lens Investing Advisory Support


Investing in Women (IW) is an initiative of the Australian Government that seeks to promote women’s economic empowerment in Indonesia, Philippines, Myanmar and Vietnam. Abt Associates was engaged by the Australian Department Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) to implement the program.
This Request for Tender seeks the services of an organization who can provide technical and advisory support to the IW team on its gender lens investing work. IW has partnered with global impact investors to build a strong business case with the view to incentivize and catalyze access to capital for small and medium enterprises – owned and led by women.


The Request for Tender documents may be downloaded from this website.


Parties interested in submitting an application should register their intent by emailing using the subject line“C2 RFT Registration.” This will allow us to provide you with any updates prior to the RFT closing end-date. Registration details must include:

  • Company Name
  • Representative of the Organisation
  • Contact Details (office address, email, phone, and skype)

The deadline for responding to this Request for Tender is 0800 HRS (Manila time), Monday, 7 August 2017. Submissions must be e-mailed to using the subject line “RFT: C2 Gender Lens Investing Advisory Support: Tender Proposal.”
Responses must be written in the English language and must address the requirements outlined in this RFT.
A tender received after the closing time and date will be considered a late submission. Abt may at its absolute discretion, accept or reject a late submission.
For further information and submission requirements please refer to the RFT document.

Request for Tender


Gender Lens Investing Advisory Support

Closing Date:

0800 HRS (Manila Time), 7 August 2017, Monday

General Tender Inquiries


Download Documents

RFT Document

Draft Subcontract