Climate Smart and Disaster Ready

Funding Agency:
US Agency for International Development

The United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA) is seeking applications for cooperative agreements or grants from qualified entities to implement the Climate Smart and Disaster Ready program. Eligibility for this award is not restricted.

This Annual Program Statement (APS) publicizes the intention of USAID/BHA to fund multiple awards from qualified entities to implement the Climate Smart and Disaster Ready program. This umbrella APS only outlines the goal, objectives, expected results and priorities of the Climate Smart and Disaster Ready program, with future amendments that will announce Rounds of Applications. A round of applications is defined as a specific program description that will be accepting applications or seeking concept papers. USAID/BHA intends to issue multiple awards (Grants or Cooperative Agreements) to successful applicants under each Round of applications. Note: When referencing Climate Smart and Disaster Ready in this document, it is referring to the full portfolio of possible awards. This specific document is an umbrella APS and will not be accepting concept papers or applications.

Through the Climate Smart and Disaster Ready APS, USAID BHA will implement innovative and applicable adaptation solutions in communities at greatest risk to climate-related disasters in current and foreseeable humanitarian settings. This APS focuses on local, inclusive climate solutions and partnerships. It will work across communities to reduce the risk of climate-related disasters and improve communities’ resilience to climate change.

Closing Date of the Notice of Funding Opportunity: Open until amended to close

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Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility for this APS is not restricted.

Amount Description

Subject to funding availability and at the discretion of the Agency, USAID/BHA may program up to $200 million in total over a five-year period. USAID intends to award approximately 20-65 Grants and/or Cooperative Agreements pursuant to each Round posted under this APS. Each Round will specify the award type and a ceiling value for the intended result.

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Environmental & Life Sciences
International Opportunities