Issuance Date:                                           March 17, 2017
Post solicitation conferences:                     From March 27 to April 12
Deadline for submitting questions:             April 13, 2017
Deadline for submitting Concept Papers:    May 24, 2017
Closing Date:                                             March 16, 2018, 17:00 hours Senegal Local Time
Subject: New partnership opportunities for Local NGOS to fulfill their roles as advocates for the resolution of local level issues in Fatick and Matam.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/ SENEGAL is seeking applications for a cooperative agreement from qualified Local Non-Governmental Organizations (LNGO) to support national and local level Senegalese Civil Society to fulfill its
role in advocating for the resolution of local level issues in Fatick and Matam. Eligibility for concept papers submission is restricted to LNGOs, including those who have never received direct funding from USAID. See Section C of this APS for eligibility requirements.
Subject to the availability of funds, USAID intends to award up to two grants of $400,000 to $1 million with a period of performance for program periods up to three years to LNGOs. The estimated total amount of this program, including all activities' costs is $1,500,000.
While two awards are anticipated as a result of this APS USAID reserves the right to fund any or none of the applications submitted.
Eligible organizations interested in submitting a concept paper are encouraged to read this APS thoroughly to understand the type of program sought, application submission requirements and evaluation process.
Any questions concerning this APS shall be submitted in writing to The deadline for questions is shown above. Responses to questions received prior to the deadline will be furnished to all potential applicants through an
amendment to this notice posted to
Issuance of this APS does not constitute an award commitment on the part of the Government nor does it commit the Government to pay for any costs incurred in preparation or submission of comments/suggestions or an application. Applications are submitted at the risk of the applicant. All preparation and submission costs are at the applicant's expense. 
Thank you for your interest in USAID programs.
Chadwick Mills
Agreement Officer
Monday, March 20, 2017 - 5:00am

Last updated: May 16, 2017