The acquisition is the purchase of goods and services – as part of a contract – for the use or usefulness of the Agency. If the organization is unable to reach an agreement with the aforementioned officials, speak to our Agency Mediator. I`ll remember that. The element of essential participation that is authorized for any cooperation agreement is described in the act of attribution. AO can delegate responsibility for essential participation elements to AOR. (f) No grant document, contract, contract, contract, agreement, memorandum of understanding, policy or regulation used by USAID requires religious organizations to ensure that they will not use funds or property for explicitly religious activities (including activities involving religious content such as worship, religious education or proselytization). Such restrictions apply in the same way to religious and secular organizations. All organizations participating in USAID programs (including a Prime Award or Subawards), including religious organizations, must conduct eligible activities in accordance with all program requirements and other requirements for USAID-funded activities, including those that prohibit the use of direct USAID financial support for explicitly religious activities. No grant documents, agreements, contracts, declarations of intent, policies or regulations used by USAID may disqualify religious organizations from participating in USAID programs because they are motivated or influenced by religious beliefs in providing social services or because of their religious character or membership. (a) Religious organizations have the right, on the same basis as any other organization, to participate in a USAID program in which they can do the trick by other means. In selecting service providers, neither USAID nor the agencies that conduct and manage USAID subfunds can discriminate or misrepresent an organization because of the religious character or membership of the organization. As stated in this section, the term « program » refers to federally funded USAID grants and cooperation agreements, including partial grants and partial agreements.
The duration also includes grants awarded under contracts awarded by USAID to manage support programs. As is used in this section, the term « beneficiary » refers to a grant recipient or a signatory to a cooperation agreement, as well as a sub-recipient of U.S. aid through grants, cooperation agreements and contracts. 4. Yes – USAID`s proposed participation is considered SUBSTANTIAL INVOLVEMENT and, therefore, the appropriate implementation instrument is a cooperation agreement. If USAID wants to negotiate with your organization before deciding whether to receive a bonus, your organization should know more about our policies that are part of the contract or support bonus.