USAID: Inviting Applicants for Knowledge SUCCESS (Strengthening Use, Capacity, Collaboration, Exchange, Synthesis, and Sharing) Program
Deadline: 9 July 2018
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking concept papers from qualified applicants for a program entitled “Knowledge SUCCESS (Strengthening Use, Capacity, Collaboration, Exchange, Synthesis, and Sharing)” to improve health and development outcomes.
This Annual Program Statement (APS) publicizes the intention of the United States Government (USG), as represented by the USAID, Bureau for Global Health (GH), to fund one or multiple awards to address the overarching APS Program Purpose of improving and strengthening programs and services by supporting increased utilization of evidence-based information in global health programming to advance global health goals.
The purpose of this APS is to publicize the USG’s plan to fund one or multiple grants or cooperative agreements to address the overarching APS Program Purpose of improving and strengthening programs and services by supporting increased utilization of evidence-based information in global health programming to advance global health goals. The Strategic Objective is to ensure high-quality health information, knowledge, and expertise is exchanged, accessed, and used, and to build capacity in knowledge sharing, collaboration, and learning. Ultimately, activities under this APS should improve coordination among development actors, and advance self-reliance by strengthening capacity related to knowledge management (KM).
Broadly, APS results include:
- Critical health knowledge and information made available and accessible
- Global health knowledge exchange and collaboration brokered and supported to facilitate knowledge use
- Sustainable capacity built for global health knowledge sharing, collaboration, learning, and adaptation
The expected total estimated amount for all agreements or grants to be awarded under this APS will be approximately $35 Million USD.
- U.S. and non-U.S. public, private, for-profit, and nonprofit organizations, as well as institutions of higher education, public international organizations, and non-governmental organizations, are eligible to submit a concept paper. Further, the organization must be a legally recognized organizational entity under applicable law, legally registered in a country within the geographic code 937 (“the United States, the recipient country, and developing countries other than advanced developing countries, but excluding any country that is a prohibited source,” per ADS 310.3.1.1).
- Applicants must demonstrate that they have experience operating in more than one country. Concept papers and resulting full applications can be global or regional. For Round 1, the organization(s) must have the capacity to work simultaneously in or across multiple countries, particularly in the PRH priority countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, DRC, Ethiopia, Ghana, Haiti, India, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Rwanda, Senegal, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia) or Ouagadougou Partnership countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Togo).
How to Apply
Applicants can apply via given website.
For more information, please visit Grants.gov.