Assistance Notice for DRAFT RFA
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking questions and comments on the DRAFT RFA for a Leader with Associates Cooperative Agreement for funding a program entitled Financial Integration, Economic Leveraging, broad-based Dissemination and Support Program (FIELD-Support Program). The authority for this anticipated RFA is found in the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended.
The Recipient will be responsible for ensuring achievement of the program objectives of this FIELD-Support Program. Please refer to the DRAFT Program Description for a complete statement of goals and expected results.
Pursuant to 22 CFR 226.81, it is USAID policy not to award profit under assistance instruments. However, all reasonable, allocable, and allowable expenses, both direct and indirect, which are related to the assistance program and are in accordance with applicable cost standards (22 CFR 226, OMB Circular A-122 for non-profit organization, OMB Circular A-21 for universities, and the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 31 for-profit organizations), may be paid under the potential cooperative agreement.
Subject to the availability of funds, USAID/Washington intends to provide approximately $10,000,000.00 in total funding to be allocated over the five (5) year period. It is anticipated that USAID Missions/Bureaus are expected to award an aggregate amount of approximately $250 Million in Associate Awards. USAID reserves the right to fund any or none of the applications submitted. Estimated Total Program Funding is $260,000,000.
Prospective applicants are requested to e-mail questions and/or comments on the DRAFT RFA by 2:00 p.m. eastern standard time on April 4, 2005 to:
cc e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
USAID will discuss answers to applicants? questions during the pre-proposal conference which will be scheduled at a later date. The specific date, time and location for the pre-proposal conference will be posted on this website via modification to this notice.
Who can apply:
Nonprofits Having A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Private Nonprofit Institution/Organization (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals)
Eligible functional categories:
If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact:
Agency for International Development, Washington D. C., USAID