Development Programs

USAID is the world’s largest provider of international food assistance.  For more than 50 years, USAID has brought hope and nourishment to the hungry corners of the world.  USAID provides development food assistance to target the underlying causes of hunger and malnutrition. These programs aim to reduce chronic malnutrition among children under five and pregnant or lactating women, increase and diversify household income and strengthen and diversify agricultural production and productivity to build resilience and reduce the need for food assistance.

Development Program Proposal Guidance:

Note: Guidance documents were updated with new website links as of February 2014.  No content changes were made at this time.

Request for Applications

Fiscal Year 2015 Request for Applications (RFA) for Title II Development Food Assistance Programs in Bangladesh and Mali (Updated 04.09.15)

Fiscal Year 2015 Technical Reference Chapters for Development Food Assistance Programs

Fiscal Year 2014 Request for Applications (RFA) for Title II Development Food Assistance Programs in Nepal

Fiscal Year 2014 Request for Applications (RFA) for Title II Development Food Assistance Programs in Burundi, Madagascar and Malawi

Country Specific Guidance and Additional Resources

Country Specific Guidance and other resources can be found on the Country Fact Sheets page, posted under the individual country fact sheets:

FY2015 Resources for Bangladesh (Updated 04.09.15)

FY 2015 Resources for Mali

FY 2014 Resources for Nepal

FY 2014 Resources for Burundi

FY 2014 Resources for Madagascar

FY 2014 Resources for Malawi


The following is a list of annexes that should be included with the application. 

  Annex Type Methodology
1 Executive Summary Table for the Life of Award  Data Entered on FFPMIS
2 Comprehensive Budget Data Entered on FFPMIS
3 Detailed Budget (XLS, 7 MB) Uploaded into FFPMIS
4 Budget Narrative Uploaded into FFPMIS
5 Monetization Table: Anticipated Monetization Proceeds and Cost Recovery Data for Year One Data Entered on FFPMIS
6 Annual Estimate of Requirements and Commodity Pipeline Data Entered on FFPMIS

Results Framework and IPTT

Uploaded into FFPMIS
8 Gender Uploaded into FFPMIS

Initial Environmental Examination

Uploaded into FFPMIS
10 Country Map(s) with any proposed and any ongoing Activity Area(s) by Applicant and/or members of the consortium Uploaded into FFPMIS
11 Past performance Documentation (Include Executive Summaries from relevant Final Evaluations and Audit Reports, as applicable) Uploaded into FFPMIS
12 Applicant Organizational Chart (and information on consortium or sub-awardee structure, if applicable) Uploaded into FFPMIS
13 Curriculum Vitae (CV) of Chief of Party upon submission of the application (however, other CVs may be requested in response to the issues letters if application is accepted, prior to the first obligation of resources, and/or if key staff are identified in the award) Uploaded into FFPMIS
14 Glossary and List of Acronyms Uploaded into FFPMIS
15 Partner Point of Contact (POC) Information Sheet for FFP (PDF, 196 KB) Uploaded into FFPMIS
16 Additional Annexes as needed Uploaded into FFPMIS



The following is a list of annexes that may be requested during the evaluation phase, prior to finalization of the award. 

  Annex Type Methodology
1 Detailed Implementation Plan  Uploaded into FFPMIS
2 Motor Vehicle Procurement Table Uploaded into FFPMIS
3 Branding Strategy and Marketing Plan Uploaded into FFPMIS
4 Negotiated Indirect Cost Rate Agreement (NICRA) Uploaded into FFPMIS
5 Letters of Commitment Uploaded into FFPMIS
6 Letters of Suport from Host Country Governments or Other Entities Uploaded into FFPMIS
7 Host Country Agreement Uploaded into FFPMIS
8 Certification, Assurances and Other Statements of the Recipients  Uploaded into FFPMIS


Other Resources

Last updated: April 09, 2015

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