Strategic Alliances for Mexico - B (SAM-B) for U. S. Partners Only

Funding Agency:
US Agency for International Development

Through this solicitation 72052319APS00001, the United States Agency for International Development in Mexico (USAID/Mexico) is interested in exploring potential partnership opportunities with U. S. non and for-profit organizations to participate in USAID/Mexico’s Strategic Alliances for Mexico - B (SAM-B) for U. S. Partners Annual Program Statement.

Through SAM-B, USAID/Mexico announces its desire to forge strategic alliances with U. S. organizations and with the private sector in priority areas, as defined by the Government of Mexico (GOM) and the United States Government (USG). SAM-B is designed to increase the sustainability and impact of our development investments in Mexico in the following areas: (1) Crime and Violence (2) Rule of Law (3) Human Rights (4) Integrity and Transparency (5) Sustainable Landscapes (6) Other priority areas of the Government of Mexico (GOM).

Applicants may submit a Concept Paper at any time while the SAM-B is active. As USAID/Mexico will review Concept Papers on a rolling basis it is preferable to send your Concept papers as soon as possible to

Closing Date: March 10, 2020

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Eligibility Requirements

Only U. S. organizations may participate under this solicitation (U. S. Non-Profit Organizations, U. S. For-Profit Organizations and U. S. Colleges and Universities). USAID welcomes applications from organizations which have not previously received financial assistance from USAID.

Amount Description

The total amount of funding to be awarded will depend on the variety and quality of the concepts USAID/Mexico receives and in addition the co-contribution of the resource partner. USAID/Mexico reserves the right to fund any, or none, of the concept papers submitted. The minimum total individual activity USAID contribution is US $250,000. This includes USAID funding only; therefore, the alliance must have co-investment from resource partners with the same value (US $125,000 of that should be in cash). However, USAID reserves the right to review and fund concepts that are below this amount.

Funding Type





International Opportunities
Social Sciences

External Deadline

March 10, 2020