Stories from NPI

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As USAID further expands collaboration with diverse and nontraditional actors through the New Partnerships Initiative, we are inspired by the stories of partnering, innovation, and success being reported from the field. These stories demonstrate USAID’s commitment to inclusion, local leadership, and sustainable development.

Last updated: January 25, 2022

May 5, 2020

NPI Celebrates First Year of Innovative Development

The New Partnerships Initiative has created more avenues and opportunities for innovative ideas that advance USAID's mission of saving and improving the lives of people everywhere. Read how NPI is changing the way USAID does business and measures its impact.

May 5, 2020

NPI Progress: Year One Timeline

The New Partnerships Initiative began as an idea to streamline USAID’s awards process and make it more inclusive. View our Year 1 timeline to see how far we’ve come. Together.

December 17, 2019

USAID/Bangladesh has made its first New Partnerships Initiative award to Relief International. The three-year cooperative agreement, entitled Youth Entrepreneurship and Empowerment Support, will work in host communities in Cox's Bazar.