Series 300 References Listed by Chapter

Additional Help or Supplementary References = These documents contain optional, helpful guidance and examples of best practices.

Mandatory Reference = There are two types: (a) External Mandatory References, which are governing external statutes, Executive Orders, regulations, and authorities; and (b) Internal Mandatory References, which contain mandatory guidance created internally by USAID.

 

300 - Agency Acquisition and Assistance (A&A) Planning

  • 201
    Planning | [Mandatory Reference]
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  • 300maa
    Independent Government Cost Estimate Guide and Template | [Mandatory Reference]
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  • 300mab
    Competitive Range Determination Template | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 300mac
    Cost Realism Checklist Template | [Mandatory Reference]
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  • 300mad
    Cost Analysis Checklist Template | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 300mae
    Source Selection Plan Guidance and Template | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 300maf
    Technical Evaluation Committee Chairperson Guide and Template | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 300mag
    Technical Evaluation Committee Process Instruction Guide and Template | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 300mah
    Best Practices Guide for Indirect Costing | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 300mai
    Memorandum of Negotiation: Acquistion Template | [Mandatory Reference]
    DOCX
  • 300maj
    Memorandum of Negotiation: Assistance Template | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 300mak
    Inherently Governmental and Critical Functions Template | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 300mal
    Individual Acquisiton Plan Template | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 300man
    Acquisition and Assistance Review and Approval Document (AARAD) for Pre-Solicitation and Pre-Award | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 300mao
    Template Acquisition and Assistance Review and Approval Document (AARAD) for Pre-Award | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 300map
    Pre-Award Certification Template for Senior Management Review of Acquisition and Assistance Awards | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 300saa
    Individual Acquisiton Plan Template | [Mandatory Reference]
    XLSX
  • 300sab
    Senior Management Review of Planned A&A Awards | [Additional Help]
    PDF
  • 300sac
    Sample Action Memorandum and Acquisition and Assistance Review Document (AARAD) | [Additional Help]
    PDF
  • 302
    USAID Direct Contracting | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 303
    Grants and Cooperative Agreements to Non-Governmental Organizations | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 304
    Selecting Between Appropriate Acquisition and Assistance Implementing Instruments | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 306
    Interagency Agreements | [Mandatory Reference]
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301 - Responsibility for Procurement

  • 3016s
    Project Officers' Guidebook Host Country Contracting | [Mandatory Reference]
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302 - USAID Direct Contracting

  • 302mac
    Department of State Section 579 Implementation - Taxation of U.S. Foreign Assistance | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 302mae
    Deviation No. OP-DEV-03-01c, Approval of Class Deviation from FAR Requirements for SF 1420 and SF1421 | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 302mag
    Updated Guidance for Modified Acquisition & Assistance Request Document (MAARD) Usage | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 302mai
    Contractor Performance Reports (CPRs) for Architect and Engineer Services and CPR Amendments in General | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 302mak
    [USAID] Implementation of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 302mal
    Class Justification for Other than Full and Open Competition for Overseas Contracts of $250,000 or Less and for Personal Services Contracts with U.S. Citizens Contracted with Locally, with CCNs and TCNs Subject to the Local Compensation Plan | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 302mam
    Class Justification for Other than Full and Open Competition for Procurements by Missions for U.S. Manufactured Vehicles | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 302man
    Congressional Award Notification | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 302mao
    Contract Review Board Guidelines | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 302map
    Guidelines for Submitting Unsolicited Contract Proposals | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 302mar
    Procedures for Designating the Cognizant Technical Officer (CTO) for Contracts and Task Orders | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 302mas
    Special Provisions for Acquisition | [Mandatory Reference]
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  • 302mbe
    Local Competition Authority Pilot Program | [Mandatory Reference]
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  • 302mbf
    Award Provisions Encouraging More Comprehensive Nondiscrimination Policies by USAID Contractors and Recipients | [Mandatory Reference]
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  • 302mbh
    Policy Guide for Assessment and Use of Contractor Performance and Integrity Information | [Mandatory Reference]
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  • 302mbi
    Acquisition Planning for Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity Contracts and Task Orders | [Mandatory Reference]
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  • 302saa
    Guidance for Award Fee Contracting | [Additional Help]
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  • 302sac
    Indefinite Quantity Contract (IQC): Task Order Work Statement Development Checklist | [Additional Help]
    PDF
  • 302sad
    Contract Types to Address Global Technical Leadership with Field Support and / or Cost-Contributions | [Additional Help]
    PDF
  • 302saf
    Contract Employee Use of Department of State Diplomatic Pouch Alternate Pouch Address for Contractor Employee Mail | [Additional Help]
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  • 302sag
    Contractor Travel vs. Direct Hire Travel Policy | [Additional Help]
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  • 302sah
    Legal Trends and Caveats on Failure to Document Contractor Performance Information | [Additional Help]
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  • 302sai
    Legal Trends and Caveats on the Relevancy of Past Performance | [Additional Help]
    PDF
  • 302saj
    PPI Relevancy | [Additional Help]
    PDF
  • 302sal
    Field Support Action Process | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 302sam
    The Nuts and Bolts of Writing Scopes of Work and Competing and Awarding Task Orders under IQCs (text version) | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 302sao
    Guidance for Obtaining a DUNS Number | [Additional Help]
    PDF
  • 302sap
    Guidelines for DBA Coverage for Direct and Host Country Contracts | [Additional Help]

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  • 302sar
    [USAID] Contractor Salary Threshold (USAID CST) | [Additional Help]
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  • 302sat
    Guidance on Closeout Procedures for A&A Awards | [Additional Help]
    PDF
  • 302sau
    Approval Process for Other Than Full and Open Competition for Acquisition | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 302sav
    Contracting Officer’s Role in Debt Collection | [Additional Help]
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303 - Grants and Cooperative Agreements to Non-Governmental Organizations

  • 303maa
    Mandatory Standard Provisions for U.S., Nongovernmental Recipients | [Mandatory Reference]
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  • 303mab
    Mandatory Standard Provisions for Non - U.S., Nongovernmental Recipients | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 303mac
    Assurance of Compliance with Laws and Regulations Governing Nondiscrimination in Federally Assisted Programs | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 303mad
    Affirmation of Certifications | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 303mae
    [USAID] Policy Guidance on Posting Grant Opportunities and Application Packages on Grants.gov | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 303mak
    Fixed Obligation Grant (FOG) Entity Eligibility Checklist | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 303mal
    Justification for Exception to Competition (JEC) Template | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 303mat
    Mandatory Standard Provisions for Fixed Obligation Grants to Nongovernmental Recipients | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 303mav
    Certifications, Assurances, Other Statements of the Recipient and Solicitation Standard Provisions | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 303maw
    USAID Implementation of Construction Activities | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 303max
    USAID Implementing Partner Notices (IPN) Portal | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 303sac
    Action Memorandum Requesting Approval of Deviation | [Additional Help]
    PDF
  • 303sad
    Certifications, Assurances, and Other Statements of the Recipient | [Additional Help]
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  • 303sae
    Certification and Agreement for the Use and Disclosure of Proposals | [Additional Help]
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  • 303saf
    Contracting with a Foreign Governmental Organization [Additional Help]
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  • 303sag
    Agreement Officer's Representative (AOR) Designation - Grant Administration | [Additional Help]
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  • 303sah
    Agreement Officer's Representative (AOR) Designation - Cooperative Agreement Administration | [Additional Help]
    PDF
  • 303sai
    Profit Under USAID Assistance Instruments | [Additional Help]
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  • 303saj
    Awarding Fixed Obligation Grants to Non-Governmental Organizations | [Additional Help]
    PDF
  • 303sal
    Fixed Obligation Grant Template | [Additional Help]
    PDF
  • 303sam
    Non- U.S. Organization Pre-Award Survey Guidelines and Support | [Additional Help]
    PDF
  • 303san
    Agreement Officer’s Role in Debt Collection | [Additional Help]
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304 - Selecting the Appropriate Acquisition and Assistance (A&A) Implementation Instrument

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305 - Host Country Contracts

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306 - Interagency Agreements

  • 306maa
    Primer and Checklist for Conducting Cost and Price Analysis for Interagency Agreements | [Mandatory Reference]
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  • 306mab
    PAPA Schedule, Annex A, Annex B, and Annex C | [Mandatory Reference]
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  • 306mac
    PASA Schedule, Annex A, Annex B, and Annex C | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 306mad
    Executive Message dated July 22, 2003, Approval of Internal and External Hiring for Headquarters | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 306mag
    Extension of GovWorks Pilot and other Franchise Funds, and Reminder of Signatory Authority | [Mandatory Reference]
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  • 306saa
    Sample PASA Action Memorandum | [Additional Help]
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  • 306sab
    Sample PAPA Action Memorandum | [Additional Help]
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  • 306sac
    Sample Letter of Transmittal for Participating Agency Program Agreement (PAPA) or Participating Agency Service Agreement (PASA) | [Additional Help]
    PDF
  • 306sad
    Sample 632(b) Reimbursement Agreement From USAID to Another Agency | [Additional Help]
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  • 306sae
    Sample Economy Act Order From USAID | [Additional Help]
    PDF
  • 306saf
    Sample Economy Act Order to USAID | [Additional Help]
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  • 306sag
    Sample 632(b) Reimbursement Agreement From the Department of State to USAID [Additional Help]
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  • 306sah
    Sample GMRA Agreement | [Additional Help]
    PDF
  • 306sai
    Sample 632(a) Memorandum of Agreement to Transfer Funds From USAID to Another Agency | [Additional Help]
    PDF
  • 306saj
    Sample 632(a) Memorandum of Agreement to Transfer Funds to USAID From Another Agency [Additional Help]
    PDF
  • 306sak
    Sample Letter of Transmittal for 632(a) Transfer | [Additional Help]
    PDF
  • 306sal
    Sample 632(a) Transfer Amendment | [Additional Help]
    PDF
  • 306sam
    Sample 632(a) Memorandum of Agreement to Allocate Funds From USAID to Another Agency | [Additional Help]
    PDF
  • 306san
    Sample 632(a) Memorandum of Agreement to Allocate Funds to USAID From Another Agency | [Additional Help]
    PDF
  • 306sao
    Sample Letter of Transmittal for 632(a) Allocation | [Additional Help]
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  • 306sap
    Sample 632(a) Allocation Amendment | [Additional Help]
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  • 306saq
    Interagency Agreement Closeout Documents | [Additional Help]
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307 - Commodity Import Programs

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308 - Awards to Public International Organizations

  • 308maa
    List of International Agricultural Research Centers | [Mandatory Reference]
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  • 308mab
    Standard Provisions for Grants to Public International Organizations | [Mandatory Reference]
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  • 308saa
    Sample Cover Letter and Schedule for Grants to Public International Organizations | [Additional Help]
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  • 308sab
    Template for In-Kind Grant | [Additional Help]
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  • 308sac
    Template for Program Contribution | [Additional Help]
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  • 308sad
    Template for General Contribution | [Additional Help]
    PDF
  • 308sae
    Sample Action Memorandum for Deviation | [Additional Help]
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310 - Source, Origin, and Nationality

  • 310maa
    List of Developing Countries | [Mandatory Reference]
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  • 310mab
    List of Advanced Developing Countries | [Mandatory Reference]
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  • 310mac
    List of Prohibited Source Countries | [Mandatory Reference]
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312 - Eligibility of Commodities

  • 312maa
    Special Price Rules for Bulk Pharmaceuticals under Commodity Import Programs (CIPs) | [Mandatory Reference]
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  • 312mab
    Memorandum to Africa Field Posts on Special Procurement Policy Rules Governing the Development Fund for Africa | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 312sab
    Motor Vehicle Source/Manufacture Waiver Request Template | [Additional Help]
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  • 312sac
    Source/Manufacture Vehicle Waiver Request Guide | [Additional Help]
    PDF
  • 31251m
    USAID Commodity Eligibility Listing | [Mandatory Reference]
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313 - Eligibility of Suppliers, Contractors, and Recipients

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314 - Eligibility of Delivery Services

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315 - Cargo Preference

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316 - Procurement Under Intermediate Credit Institutions

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317 - Procurement Under Fixed Amount Reimbursement Activities

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318 - Patent Rights

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320 - Branding and Marking

  • 320saa
    List of U.S. Suppliers of the Official USAID Emblem and Emblem Imprinted Bags | [Additional Help]
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321 - Small Business Programs, Disadvantaged Enterprises, and Minority Serving Institutions

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322 - Procurement of Insurance

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323 - Metric Specifications

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324 - Post Procurement

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330 - Source Rules for Administrative Procurement

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331 - Simplified Acquisitions, Micro-purchases, and Use of the USAID Worldwide Purchase Card

  • 331maa
    [USAID] Worldwide Purchase Card Program Manual | [Mandatory Reference]
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349 - International Agreements

  • 349maa
    Action Memorandum for the Secretary of State, Subject: "Blanket Circular 175 Request for USAID to Negotiate and Conclude Certain International Agreements," dated August 15, 2002 | [Mandatory Reference]
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350 - Grants to Foreign Governments

  • 350maa
    Guidance on Funding Foreign Government Delegations to International Conferences | [Mandatory Reference]
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  • 350mab
    Limited Scope Grant Agreement (LSGA) | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 350mac
    Development Objective Agreement and Bilateral Project Agreement Template [non-health] | [Mandatory Reference]
    PDF
  • 350mad
    Development Objective Agreement and Bilateral Project Agreement Template [health] | [Mandatory Reference]
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351 - Agreements with Bilateral Donors

  • 351maa
    USAID Policy Guidance on Delegated Cooperation and Responsibility Determinations Regarding Development Partners: Requirements and Resources | [Mandatory Reference]
    MS Word
  • 351sab
    Template for Delegated Cooperation Agreement (DCAR) | [Additional Help]
    MS Word
  • 351saa
    Template for Outward Grant Agreement | [Additional Help]
    MS Word

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Last updated: October 01, 2014

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