RFA Title: VI-KANXIXO
Ladies and Gentlemen:
The United States Agency for Intemational Development (USAID) is seeking applications for assistance funding from qualified Benin local nongovernmental organization (NGO) to support a program entitled "VI-KANXIXO". The authority for the RFA is found in the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended. The Recipient will be responsible for ensuring achievement of the program objectives. Please refer to the Program Description for a complete statement of goals and expected results.
Applicants under consideration for an award that have never received funding from USAID will be subject to a pre-award audit to determine fiscal responsibility, ensure adequacy of financial controls.
Subject to the availability of funds, USAID intends to provide approximately $500,000 in total USAID funding to be allocated over the two (2) year period. USAID reserves the right to fund any or none of the applications submitted.
Award will be made to that responsible applicant(s) whose application(s) best meets the requirements of this RFA and the selection criteria contained herein. Issuance of this RFA does not constitute an award commitment on the part of the Government. nor does it commit the Government to pay for costs incurred in the preparation and submission of an application.
Further, the Government reserves the right to reject any or all applications received. In addition, final award of any resultant grant(s) cannot be made until funds have been fully appropriated, allocated, and committed through internal USAlD procedures. While it is anticipated that these procedures will be successfully completed, potential applicants are hereby notified of these requirements and conditions for award. Applications are submitted at the risk of the applicant; should circumstances prevent award of a grant, all preparation and submission costs are at the appl icant's expense.
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 ind irect, which are related to the grant program and are in accordance with applicable cost standards (22 CFR 226, OMB Circular A-122 for non-profit organizations, OMB Circular A-2l for universities, and the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 31 for-profit organizations), may be paid under the grant when awarded.
Last updated: July 29, 2013