It takes many years for USAID to get funding and allocate it in a manner
that is cohesive, strategic, and sustainable. At the Mission level,
USAID programs the vast majority of its funding through contracts,
grants, and cooperative agreements via solicitations for specific
services or activities through Requests for Application (RFAs) and
Requests for Proposals (RFPs). Potential partners may also submit
unsolicited proposals that do not relate to a USAID RFP or RFA.
Unsolicited proposals should attempt to correspond to the USAID focus
areas in a particular country or region.
The United States has a long history of extending a helping hand to
those people overseas struggling to make a better life, recover from a
disaster, or striving to live in a free and democratic country. U.S.
foreign assistance has always had the twofold purpose of furthering
America's foreign policy interests in expanding democracy and free
markets while improving the lives of the citizens of the developing
Should you wish to submit a proposal outside of the procedures described
above, please write to Kampalausaidinfo@usaid.gov.
For further information related to proposal requirements please view the
following website for contracts