Funding Opportunity USAID Nepal

Health System Strengthening (HSS) Agency for International Development Nepal USAID

Funding Opportunity USAID Nepal

Eligible Applicants:  

Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility”


The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking concept papers for a cooperative agreement from qualified U.S. and Non-U.S. organizations to fund a program entitled “Health System Strengthening.” Eligibility for this award is not restricted. See Section C of this NFO for eligibility requirements.

Applicants will submit concept papers that respond to the objectives outlined in this NFO. USAID will then conduct a merit review of the concept papers. The organizations submitting the most highly rated concept papers will be invited to the oral presentation phase. Subject to the availability of funds an award will be made to that responsible applicant(s) whose application(s) best meets the objectives of this funding opportunity and the selection criteria contained herein. While one award is anticipated as a result of this NFO, USAID reserves the right to fund any or none of the applications submitted.

For the purposes of this NFO the term “Grant” is synonymous with “Cooperative Agreement”; “Grantee” is synonymous with “Recipient”; and “Grant Officer” is synonymous with “Agreement Officer”. Eligible organizations interested in submitting an application are encouraged to read this funding opportunity thoroughly to understand the type of program sought, application submission requirements and evaluation process.

To be eligible for award, the applicant must provide all information as required in this NFO and meet eligibility standards in Section C of this NFO. This funding opportunity is posted on, and may be amended. Potential applicants should regularly check the website to ensure they have the latest information pertaining to this notice of funding opportunity.

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The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring the achievement of the program objectives. Please read each section of the NFO.

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