USAID's top grant implementers for 2014

The U.S. Agency for International Development’s flagship Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program, led by Jhpiego, supports the HoHoe Midwifery Training school in Ghana. Jhpiego is one of the U.S. aid agency’s top grant implementers for 2014. Photo by: Karen Kasmauski / MCHIP / USAID / CC BY-NC-ND

Amid budget pressures in Washington, the value of U.S. Agency for International Development contracts and grants combined has plummeted 8 percent over the past five years — from $14.6 billion in fiscal year 2010 to $13.5 billion in fiscal 2014.

Strikingly, however, USAID grant spending has actually risen over that period, albeit not nearly enough to make up for the steep drop in contract spending. In fiscal 2014, USAID awarded $9.7 billion in grants, a 7 percent jump from fiscal 2010.

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    Lorenzo Piccio

    Lorenzo is a contributing analyst for Devex. Previously Devex's senior analyst for development finance in Manila, he is currently an MA candidate in international economics and international development at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington. Lorenzo holds a bachelor's degree in government and social studies from Wesleyan University.