• Organization TypeDevelopment Consulting
  • Staff1001-5000
  • Development Budget100 Million - 500 Million
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1977

Creative Associates International

Creative Associates International, Inc. is a private firm providing professional and technical services. Creative is the second largest company owned by women that works with the U.S. Government. Overseas, Creative works with underserved communities by sharing the expertise and experience in education, governance, stabilization, and transitions from conflict to peace. Creative is based in Washington D.C. and currently has twenty three field offices. The work has taken us to 85 countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America, Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Recognized for its ability to work rapidly, flexibly and effectively in conflictive environments, Creative is committed to generating long-term sustainable solutions to complex development problems. Creative Associates International works with the community, government and institutional partners to identify, design and implement projects that promote quality education and a vibrant civil society, tackle issues related to youth and gender, generate and enhance livelihoods and encourage democratic processes. Creative provides services that enrich lives and enhance performance, through: Education: accelerated learning; policy reform and training (students, teachers, administrators and policy makers); procurement of school supplies; combating child labor and human traļ¬ƒcking; school health and nutrition; and HIV prevention Transition programming: elections and political processes, governance and civil society, political transitions, and community reconstruction and revitalization Grants management and administration Evaluations and assessments Gender and minority-focused programming Strengthening of civil society, independent media and community radio
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Job openings over the past year

Examples of past jobs

  • Writer & Editor
    United States
  • Program Specialist - Communities in Transition
    United States
  • Director of Finance
  • Senior Human Resources Officer - Ghana

Staff at Creative Associates International have experience in


  • development
  • grant management
  • implementation
  • procurement process
  • international development


  • united states
  • pakistan
  • colombia
  • afghanistan
  • morocco


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

In the News

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11 February 2016
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29 January 2019
Executive appointments

Who's who in #globaldev: May 2018 appointments

11 June 2018
US foreign aid

Top USAID contractors for 2016

12 May 2017
Executive appointments

Who's who in #globaldev: April 2017 appointments

24 April 2017
US Foreign Aid Spending

USAID's top women-owned contractors

19 May 2016
Leadership changes

Who's who in #globaldev: June 2016 appointments

27 June 2016


Procurement Process
Monitoring / Evaluation
Grant Management
Torts / Conflict Resolution
Architecture / Design
Personnel / Human Resources
Public Administration
Local Government
Events / Training
Economic Policy

Contract Awards

Increase Access to Quality Education

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Trade and Investment Hub Activity

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Support Which Implements Fast Transition (SWIFT) 5

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Reading for Ethiopia's Achievement Developed II Activity

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Provision of Services to the Community

Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) - United Kingdom

Implementing the Peacebuilding, Stabilization, and Reconciliation Project

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Assessment of Voter and Civil Registration in Somaliland (Creative)

Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA)


United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Company Offices

  • United States (headquarters)
  • Washington, DC
  • 5301 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W., Suite 700
  • District of Columbia 20015