USAID Market for Sanitation Activity

Published Date
December 14th, 2023
Close Date
February 15th, 2024
Award Ceiling
Award Floor
Expected No. Awards
Opportunity No.


Ethiopia USAID-Addis Ababa (USAID-ETH)

Eligible Applicants


Funding Category


Funding Instrument

Cooperative Agreement

Opportunity Category


Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement



The Ethiopia USAID-Addis Ababa is seeking applications for a cooperative agreement to implement the USAID Market for Sanitation Activity. This funding opportunity is in the category of Health and is open to unrestricted applicants. The grant has a cost sharing or matching requirement and falls under the Cooperative Agreement funding instrument type. The deadline for submission is February 15, 2024. The award ceiling is $31,000,000 with an expected number of awards being 1. The grant description emphasizes the importance of reading the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) thoroughly to understand the program requirements and the merit review process. Eligible applicants must meet all the requirements stated in the NOFO and comply with Unique Entity ID (UEI) and System for Award Management (SAM) registration. The USAID Market for Sanitation Activity aims to improve sanitation in Ethiopia. For more information and to submit an application, interested parties can visit Any questions can be directed to Mariamawit Girma at


The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for a cooperative agreement from qualified entities to implement the USAID Markets for Sanitation Activity. Eligibility for this award is not restricted. USAID intends to make an award to the applicant 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 merit review process. To be eligible for award, the applicant must provide all information as required in this NOFO and meet eligibility requirements 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 received from the internet in its entirety. USAID bears no responsibility for data errors resulting from transmission or conversion process. If you have difficulty registering on or accessing the NOFO, please contact the Helpdesk at 1-800-518-4726 or via email at for technical assistance. USAID may not award to an applicant unless the applicant has complied with all applicable Unique Entity ID (UEI) and System for Award Management (SAM) requirements detailed in Section D.6.g. The registration process may take many weeks to complete. Therefore, applicants are encouraged to begin registration early in the process. Please send any questions to Mariamawit Girma at and copy 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 Issuance of this notice of funding opportunity 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. Attached is full Request for Application package. Thank you for your interest in USAID programs.

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