The United States government doesn’t see institutions located in developing nations as mere aid recipients — for the U.S. Agency for International Development and other foreign aid donors, they’re strategic partners. The agency awards billions in funding every year, and the amount funneled through local institutions is rising.
These organizations are also increasingly helping to drive development planning and implementation — a theme at this week’s Devex Partnerships & Career Forum in Manila. As donors from Washington to Brussels and beyond recruit and partner more directly in the communities they work in, local organizations in these countries have new opportunities to win funding and expand their reach.
Here are some tips and resources for local organizations looking to secure USAID funding.
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