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|
|Mercy Corps||$ 134,722||   ||2019-02-28||2021-09-30|
|United Nations||$ 55,676,722||   ||2019-02-28||2021-09-30|
|Catholic Relief Services - United States Conference Of Catholic Bishops||$ 8,668,450||   ||2018-10-01||2021-09-30|
|United Nations||$ 25,429,809||   ||2018-10-01||2021-09-30|
|Food For The Hungry, Inc.||$ 1,574,380||   ||2018-10-01||2021-09-30|
|United Nations||$ 17,824,488||   ||2018-10-01||2021-09-30|
|Cooperative For Assistance And Relief Everywhere, Inc.||$ 2,801,250||   ||2018-10-01||2021-09-30|
|World Vision Inc.||$ 2,851,557||   ||2018-10-01||2021-09-30|
|Mercy Corps||$ 270,000||   ||2019-02-27||2021-09-30|
|United Nations||$ 811,395||   ||2018-10-01||2021-09-30|
Uses and Use Restrictions
Grant funds may be used to pay transportation charges on shipments by PVOs registered with USAID to further the efficient use of U. S. voluntary contributions for development, relief, and the rehabilitation of friendly people.
Participating PVOs are responsible for ancillary costs such as commodity acquisition, warehousing, insurance, local transportation and distribution.
OFR awards will not exceed $150,000 per year.
Applicants must be a U.S.
PVO registered with USAID's Office of Private and Voluntary Cooperation; receive at least 20 percent of its total annual financial support for its international programs from non-U.S.
government sources; ship only those commodities and only to those countries approved by USAID; have staff or consignees in-country to ensure proper pick-up and distribution of commodities; and provide Duty-Free Certification with the application for each country to which commodities will be shipped.
Registered PVOs in the United States, as well as people located in USAID eligible countries who are in need of humanitarian assistance or relief, benefit from these grants.
Evidence of legal capacity, economic feasibility, and financial responsibility relative to the activity for which assistance is requested. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication coordination is required.
Environmental impact information is not required for this program.
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. As specified in a published Request for Applications. This would include the applicant organization's name, address, contact person and information; project objectives; funding and budget; proposed partners; executive summary, organizational overview, program description, program management and structure; monitoring and consignee receiving distribution system.
Awards are made on the basis of competitive Technical Evaluation Committee review of applications. Each application is scored using criteria incorporated in the Request for Applications. Awards are given based on relative scores.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
U.S. Foreign Assistance Act of 1961.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
From 120 to 180 days. Approximately five to seven months from the receipt of applications.
If an application is rejected, the reasons for rejection are fully stated. Applicants may request a debriefing of the RFA on the strengths and weaknesses of the proposal. Such requests will be routed to the OFR program officer.
OFR Program grant agreements are for a period of two years. Once awarded, projects will not compete for funding the second year. Funding for projects beyond the first year is contingent upon the availability of program funds, the extent to which the recipient meets program objectives and the recipients ability to utilize OFR funds in a timely manner.
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program. Matching requirements are not applicable to this program. This program does not have MOE requirements. No MOE requirements AND total allocations over $100 million.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
OFR Program grant agreements are for a period of two years. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: quarterly.
Post Assistance Requirements
No reports are required.
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. OFR grant awards will not exceed $150,000 for each 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 OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised June 27, 2003 in Federal Register).
The grantee shall maintain adequate records and accounts to assure that grant funds are used for authorized purposes.
(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
Ricardo Willis 301 4th Street SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20547 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 202-567-4688
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
A team of young student entrepreneurs from Yorkshire’s St Bede’s Catholic Grammar School have scored £2,500 in cash and a £500 seed fund for Trash4Cash – their idea of a recycling business.