USAID Foreign Assistance for Programs Overseas
The Foreign Assistance Program works to support long-term and equitable economic growth and advance U.S. foreign policy objectives by supporting economic growth, agriculture and trade; global health; and democracy, conflict prevention and humanitarian assistance.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Agency For International Development
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
The Foreign Assistance Act of 1961
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
While an individual grant may include limitations on whom may apply, generally any type of applicant may apply.
Beneficiaries are foreign governments, foreign public or private institutions or organizations, or foreign individuals.
Applicants who have never received a grant from USAID may be required to provide the following with their application, where appropriate: (1) Copies of the applicant's audited financial statements for the previous three-year period, which have been audited by a certified public accountant or other auditor satisfactory to USAID; (2) Organization chart; and (3) Copies of applicable policies and procedures (e.g., accounting, purchasing, property management, personnel).
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is required. An environmental impact statement is required for this listing. NA
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Applications are submitted in response to specific announcements (Requests for Applications or Annual Program Statements) synopsized and published on the Grants.gov FIND Web site (http://www.fedgrants.gov/Applicants/AID/postdate_1.html ). All applications must be submitted using the Standard Form 424. Each announcement provides specific additional instructions regarding the contents of the narrative description of the activity, budget justification and other required information.
Official notice of approved application is made by the Agreement Officer through the issuance of a Grant Award or a Cooperative Agreement.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 60 to 90 days. The range is from 60 to 90 days.
From 1 to 15 days.
Extensions to the project period may be made if deemed appropriate by the Agreement Officer.
How are proposals selected?
How may assistance be used?
Funds are authorized through grants and cooperative agreements, primarily with non-governmental U.S. organizations and educational institutions, to carry out activities in line with the Agency's objectives in Sub-Saharan Africa; Asia and the Near East; Latin America and the Caribbean, and Europe and Eurasia. Funds generally are limited for direct support of activities conducted outside the United States in furtherance of the Agency's strategic objectives. The majority of funds for these programs is discretionary, and is generally awarded through a competitive process. Examples of activities that may be funded may be found at http://www.fedgrants.gov/Applicants/AID/postdate_1.html/.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular A-133 (Revised June 27, 2003), Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations, nonfederal entities that receive financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133.
In accordance with 22 CFR Part 226.53, grantees are to maintain accounting records for a minimum of 3 years after the end of the date of submission of the final expenditure report. If any litigation, claim, negotiation, audit or other action involving the records has been started before the expiration of the 3-year period, the records shall be retained until completion of the action and resolution of all issues which arise from it, or until the end of the regular 3-year period, whichever is later.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Grants and cooperative agreements may be issued for up to a five-year period, and are generally funded on a 12-month basis. Support beyond the first year is contingent upon the availability of funds. Other
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Wade Warren Office of Development Planning Africa Bureau Larry Brady Office of Strategic Planning and Operations Asia Near East Bureau Susan Hill Strategy and Program Office Latin America and Caribbean Bureau Sherry Grossman Program Office Europe and Eurasia Bureau United States Agency for International Development Washington, DC 20523.
301 4th Street SW
Washington, DC 20547 US
(Project Grants) FY 18$10,197,340,757.00; FY 19 est $10,300,000,000.00; FY 20 est $10,300,000,000.00; FY 16 FY 17 -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Examples of Funded Projects