USAID People to People RFA

By: David J. Smith, February 19, 2016

USAID intends to issue a Request for Applications (RFA) this month to support “people-to-people” conflict mitigation and reconciliation programs and activities that bring together individuals of different ethnic, religious, or political backgrounds from areas of civil conflict and war in the following countries:  Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia, Burundi, Liberia, Rwanda, Senegal (including cross-border programming with Guinea, Guinea Bissau, and The Gambia), Uganda, Zimbabwe, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Sri Lanka, and Colombia.  The RFA will be published on with Funding Opportunity Number “RFA-OAA-16-000007.”

More information about people-to-people programming is available in USAID’s “People-to-People Peacebuilding:  A Program Guide” at:

Estimated Total Program Funding:  $16 million

Award Ceiling:  $1,500,000

Award Floor:  $100,000

Review the notice at under the “Related Documents” tab.  If you are unable to access any documents, please contact Ms. Leigh Carlson, Acquisition and Assistance Specialist, at  Note that USAID will NOT answer questions or requests for information until the RFA is issued – and will NOT accept applications prior to the RFA issuance.

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