Results for USAID
Man and woman in the Democratic Republic of Congo hold a sign reading "No to Violence" in front of a small mud-walled home
Share Your Feedback: USAID's New Violence and Conflict Assessment Framework
USAID’s Center for Conflict and Violence Prevention in the Bureau for Conflict Prevention and Stabilization is pleased to announce that the updated Violence and Conflict Assessment (VCA) framework is available for public comment. 
May 10, 2023
FY 2022 USAID Small Business Awards Nominations
USAID's Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) is pleased to announce the FY22 OSDBU Awards. OSDBU through these awards has the opportunity to highlight the impact of outstanding small business owner’s innovation and commitment to customer service and USAID’s staff for their outstanding work and support of small businesses.
Apr 25, 2023
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More Awards, More Opportunities to Partner through USAID’s New Partnerships Initiative
In fiscal year 2022, the New Partnerships Initiative (NPI) continued to grow with $140 million flowing via 32 active NPI awards—the result of a sustained effort to expand access to resources for new, nontraditional, and local partners.
Apr 5, 2023
A group of smiling Peruvian women dressed in green skirts
What USAID’s New A&A Strategy Means for Localization
Did you know that 85 percent of USAID’s development work around the world is implemented through grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts? USAID uses these mechanisms, also known as acquisition and assistance (A&A) mechanisms, to provide funding to partners to implement development programs.
Mar 15, 2023
USAID Launches Updated Acquisition and Assistance Strategy
USAID launches an updated Acquisition and Assistance Strategy. Read more about the strategy and the accompanying implementation plan here.
Mar 7, 2023
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USAID Announces First-Ever Local Capacity Strengthening Policy
USAID has released its first-ever Local Capacity Strengthening (LCS) Policy, which articulates the Agency’s commitment to working collaboratively with local actors to achieve long-term sustainable change through equitable and effective capacity strengthening activities.
Oct 17, 2022
Group photo of youth cohort speakers.
Working with Youth for Democratic Futures
USAID's Bama Athreya highlights tips and best practices for partners from her visit to the Summit for Democracy Youth Participation Cohort. Youth activists from around the world spoke with her about meaningful partnerships with their organizations.
Sep 30, 2022
Woman and man farming
Draft Guide to Collecting Beneficiary Feedback
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is pleased to announce the external comment period for the draft “Collecting Feedback from Beneficiaries of Development Programs: A Guide for USAID Implementing Partners.”
Sep 9, 2022
Indigenous women talk in a greenhouse while looking at plants.
Celebrating Innovative Partnerships with Indigenous-Led Organizations
USAID celebrates International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples Day by highlighting innovative partnerships with Indigenous-led organizations and its hopes to continue development with these communities.
Aug 9, 2022
Localization & Inclusive Development
A young man and young woman stand together smiling in front of a green wall with a yellow, hand painted logo.
Strength in Diversity: How Cooperatives and Credit Unions Catalyze Inclusive Growth in Their Communities
Cooperatives and credit unions are key partners in international development. They are locally owned businesses that address market gaps, provide economic and social value to their members, and build more resilient communities. These inclusive businesses can be found in almost every country in which USAID works.
Jul 20, 2022