Invitation to submit a tender: To develop an evaluation framework for the ‘Brain Health Village’ project

Respond in a partnership with Global Brain Health Institute (GBHI) are embarking on a ground breaking new concept to develop a ‘Brain Health Village’.

The partnership between GBHI and Respond aims to examine our understanding of brain health and how it can be applied to housing design and to the provision and development of sustainable communities. This approach inherently touches on social justice and equity, reflecting both Respond and GBHI’s core mission and identity. Housing and the built environment can impact on brain health and cognitive development and ‘having a home’ can contribute significantly to an individual’s well-being, quality of life and their capacity to recover from illness and adversity.

This initiative is in its early stages and seeks to develop, implement, and evaluate a model framework for establishing a brain health friendly community. It is envisaged that this project will be a ‘pathfinder’ to establish ‘proof of concept’ for the model framework developed, which will then be replicable in other settings and jurisdictions.

We now wish to contract a consultant, researcher or organisation to develop an evaluation framework for the Brain Health Village Project, who can bring the required ‘academic rigour’ and expertise in developing this exciting concept. Applicants are not required to have previous experience or knowledge of these specific subject areas.

The total budget to develop the evaluation framework is €70,000 (incl VAT).

The deadline for receiving submissions is by 2pm, 9th March 2023.

Full details on the requirements of the tender and the process for submitting proposals are contained in the tender document that can be found HERE.

If you would like any further information, please contact Reyhana Cushnan, Policy Manager by email to: