The Agency for International Development is an independent Federal government agency that provides economic and humanitarian assistance in more than 100 countries to ensure a better future for us all.
|Recipient||Amount||Start Date||End Date|
|Venturebuilder Foundation||$ 300,000||   ||2019-10-01||2021-09-30|
|Lotus Hub Company Limited||$ 550,000||   ||2016-09-30||2020-12-31|
|Baobab||$ 600,000||   ||2017-10-01||2020-04-30|
|African Frontier Capital Mauri Tius Llc||$ 1,000,000||   ||2017-10-01||2019-12-31|
|Unicef||$ 77,402,457||   ||2014-09-17||2019-12-31|
|Sunna Design||$ 600,000||   ||2017-10-01||2019-12-31|
|Mobisol Gmbh||$ 600,000||   ||2017-10-01||2019-12-31|
|Social Investment Managers And Advisors Llc||$ 1,000,000||   ||2017-10-01||2019-08-30|
|Impactassets Inc.||$ 1,000,000||   ||2017-10-01||2019-08-30|
|William Marsh Rice University||$ 293,210||   ||2015-10-01||2017-09-30|
Uses and Use Restrictions
Funds are authorized through grants, cooperative agreements, and Leader-with Associate Grants, to U. S. and non-U. S. for profit and not for profit organizations to carry out activities to enhance development objectives.
Potential for-profit applicants should note that USAID policy prohibits the payment of fee/profit to recipients under assistance instruments.
Potential partners should note that cash and in-kind contributions, including volunteered services qualify as cost-share or leveraging, however forgone profit does not qualify as cost-sharing or leveraging.
The resource contribution of the partners must be at least as great as that requested of USAID to achieve a minimum 1:1 leverage ratio.
The eligibility criteria for potential alliance partners is broad, and the following list of potential partners is for illustrative purposes: U.S.
Non-Governmental Organizations, U.S.
private businesses, foundations, business and trade associations, international organizations, U.S.
colleges and universities, U.S.
cities and states, other U.S.
Government agencies, civic groups, other donor governments, host country governments, regional organizations, host country parastals, individual and group philanthropies and funds etc.
Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO) do not need to be registered as Private Voluntary Organizations to submit a proposal.
Beneficiaries are foreign governments, foreign public or private institutions or organizations, and/or the people of the developing world.
Applicants who have never received a grant from USAID may be required to provide additional documentation that will be requested by the Operating Unit issuing the grant. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication coordination is required.
An environmental impact statement is required for this program.
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Applicants are encouraged to apply at individual USAID Missions and operating units. The GDA Secretariat staff is readily available to meet with prospective partner organizations and can assist organizations with points of contacts within USAID. The Secretariat may also provide feedback and comments on applicant concept papers. USAID encourages applicants to use the standard format that will be in the formal solicitation to be issued at www.grants.gov.
Official notice of approved application is made by the Agreement Officer through the issuance of a Grant Award, Cooperative Agreement or a Leader with Associate Grant.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
U.S. Foreign Assistance Act of 1961.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
From 60 to 90 days. The range for receiving a response is from 60 to 90 days.
Other - Not Specified.
Extensions to the PPA project period may be made if deemed appropriate by the Agreement Officer. Existing awards may be modified to include alliance components.
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program. Matching requirements are not applicable to this program. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Grants, cooperative agreements and leader with associate grants 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. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: quarterly.
Post Assistance Requirements
Program reports are not applicable.
Cash reports are not applicable.
Progress reports are not applicable.
Expenditure reports are not applicable.
Performance monitoring is not applicable.
In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503. 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.
72-1035-0-1-151; 72-1021-0-1-151; 72-1093-0-1-151; 72-1010-0-1-151; 72-1095-0-1-151; 72-1037-0-1-152.
(Project Grants) FY 16 Not Separately Identifiable; FY 17 Not Separately Identifiable; and FY 18 Not Separately Identifiable
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
No Data Available.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. Jim Thompson, GDA Secretariat, 202-712- 4272, United States Agency for International Development, Washington, DC 20523. USAID Mission's contact information can be found at www.usaid.gov.
Ricardo Willis 301 4th Street SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20547 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 202-567-4688
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
Funding for social enterprises and housing associations are extremely lacking. Nick O’Donohoe, Chief Executive, Big Society Capital points out that there is a need to “build bigger, more stronger, more resilient social enterprises” because they are “critical to growth and prosperity and quality of life in our community.”