USAID/Papua New Guinea Peace Project

Published Date
December 18th, 2023
Close Date
February 22nd, 2024
Total Funding
Award Ceiling
Award Floor
Expected No. Awards
Opportunity No.


Philippines USAID-Manila (USAID-PHI)

Eligible Applicants


Funding Category


Funding Instrument

Cooperative Agreement

Opportunity Category


Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement



The USAID/Papua New Guinea Peace Project is a federal grant opportunity posted by the Philippines USAID-Manila. This cooperative agreement aims to support community development, civil society development, local institutions development, conflict prevention and resolution, women, peace and security, and prevention and mitigation of gender-based violence in Papua New Guinea. The grant has an estimated total program funding of $26,000,000, with an award ceiling of $26,000,000 and an award floor of $21,000,000. The grant is open to unrestricted eligible applicants. The deadline for submission is February 22, 2024. For more information and application requirements, interested parties are encouraged to visit


The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for a cooperative agreement from qualified entities to implement the USAID/Papua New Guinea Peace Project.USAID intends to make an award to the applicant(s) who best meets the objectives of this funding opportunity based on the merit review criteria described in this NOFO subject to a risk assessment. Eligible parties interested in submitting an application are encouraged to read this NOFO thoroughly to understand the type of program sought, application submission requirements and selection process.USAID encourages the applicant to respond with other partners via consortium, or through other means, in order to create a high quality response and effective partnerships that provide notable efficiency in time and resources. If not otherwise stated, the applicant will be considered the lead in any partnership or consortium arrangement to which the award, if any, shall be granted. The applicant will be responsible for ensuring achievement of the program objectivessummarized in its submitted technical application (see Section A).To be eligible for award, the applicant must provide all information as required in this NOFO and meet eligibility standards in Section C of this NOFO. This funding opportunity is posted on, and may be amended. It is the responsibility of the applicant to regularly check the website to ensure they have the latest information pertaining to this NOFO and to ensure that the NOFO has been read in its entirety. USAID bears no responsibility for data errors resulting from the transmission or conversion process. If you have difficulty registering on or accessing the NOFO, please contact the Helpdesk at1-800-518-4726 or via email at for technical assistance.USAID may not award to an applicant unless the applicant has complied with all applicable unique entity identifier (UEI) and System for Award Management (SAM) requirements detailed in Section D.10. The registration process may take several weeks to complete. Therefore, applicants are encouraged to begin registration early in the process.Please send any questions to the point(s) of contact identified in Section G. The deadline for questions is shown above. Responses to questions received prior to the deadline will be furnished to all potential applicants through an amendment to this notice posted to of this NOFO does not constitute an award commitment on the part of the Government nor does it commit the Government to pay for any costs incurred in preparation or submission of comments/suggestions or an application. Applications are submitted at the risk of the applicant. All preparation and submission costs are at the applicant’s expense.

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