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Partnership Opportunities

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Activities in USAID/Colombia are implemented through contracts, grants, and cooperative agreements with Colombian and international non-governmental organizations (NGOs), the private sector, and contractors.  For information about future business opportunities with USAID/Colombia please check the latest version of our business forecast.

USAID/Colombia Business Forecast as of 12/15/15 [PDF, 71 KB]


USAID/Colombia’s strategic approach for the 2014 - 2018 period

USAID/Colombia's Country Development Cooperation Strategy (2014-2018) [PDF, 2MB]


Submit Unsolicited Proposals

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) strongly encourages the submission of a concept paper for initial consideration as opposed to a more lengthy detailed application. To submit unsolicited proposals please follow the guidance below:

Unsolicited Proposals and Grant Applications

Both unsolicited proposals and unsolicited applications should be sent to UnsolicitedProposals@usaid.gov


Special Notice - Request for Comments: COLOMBIA CARBONO Draft Statement of Objectives (SOO)

Posted Date: April 13, 2016

Response Date: April 22, 2016 at 3:00 P.M. Local Time (Bogota, Colombia)

USAID/Colombia seeks comments during the design phase of an anticipated Activity to support Colombia in the implementation of its Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Uses (AFOLU) related climate change mitigation goals, while strengthening community-based sustainable development initiatives in the context of a post peace agreement scenario. Additional information in the link below:

Colombia Carbono Special Notice


Special Notice - Request for Comments: COLOMBIA RESILIENTE Draft Statement of Objectives (SOO)

Posted Date: April 8, 2016

Response Date: April 18, 2016 at 3:00 P.M. Local Time (Bogota, Colombia)

USAID/Colombia seeks comments during the design phase of an anticipated Climate Change Activity. The Activity includes the following three objectives: 1) National policy and institutional capacity of Colombia to take early actions towards the achievement of its UNFCCC Paris Agreement obligations including its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC), strengthened; 2) Colombia's low carbon, climate resilient development policies implemented at the sub-national level; and 3) Transformational shift towards diversified, large-scale, market-based clean renewable energy facilitated. Additional information in the link below:

Colombia Resiliente Special Notice


Special Notice - Request for Comments: COLOMBIA CONSERVA Draft Statement of Objectives (SOO)

Posted Date: March 31, 2016

Response Date: April 08, 2016 at 3:00 P.M. Local Time (Bogota, Colombia)

USAID/Colombia seeks comments during the design phase of an anticipated biodiversity program. The program is anticipated to: 1)increase the area of strategic ecosystems protected and conserved and 2) support the government in making important advances in the conservation of the Colombia's biodiversity. Additional information in the link below:

Colombia Conserva Special Notice


RFA for the FY 2016 Conflict Mitigation and Reconciliation Programs and Activities (Global Reconciliation Fund)

The RFA for the FY 2016 Conflict Mitigation and Reconciliation Programs and Activities (Global Reconciliation Fund) has been published on Grants.gov under the Funding Opportunity Number RFA-OAA-16-000007

Bidders Conference: March 16, 2016

The conference for RFA Solicitation # OAA-16-000007 will take place on Wednesday, March 16, 2016, starting at 8:00 AM local time. It is anticipated that the conference will last for approximately four hours, concluding at 12:00 noon local time. The meeting will be done in English and Spanish. The event will take place at the following venue: 

  • Venue: “TRYP  Hotel ”
  • Address: Avenida La Esperanza  # 51- 40, Bogota

In order to participate at this conference, interested parties must register by sending an e-mail to Ms. Pilar Carrasco at pcarrasco@usaid.gov with the following information: name, surname, title, company/organization, address of organization and phone number. No more than 3 persons per company can register. You will receive an email confirming your registration. No more than 100 persons will be registered. Registration must be received by NO LATER THAN March 14, 2016 at 12:00 local time.


Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO): Reconciliation Activity

Issue Date: September 18, 2015

Deadline for Questions: October 1, 2015

Bidders Conference: October 15, 2015

Deadline for Concept Paper: October 29, 2015

Closing Times: All closing times are 3:00 P.M. Local Time (Bogota, Colombia)

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for a cooperative agreement from a qualified U.S. and Non-U.S. organization to fund a program entitled Reconciliation Activity.

NOFO No. 514-15-000012: Reconciliation Activity [PDF, 3 MB]

Bidders Conference Advert [PDF, 166 KB]

Cover Letter - Amendment No. 1 to NOFO No. 514-15-000012: Reconciliation Activity [PDF, 21KB]

Amendment No. 1 to NOFO No. 514-15-000012: Reconciliation Activity [PDF, 448 KB]

Questions and Answers - Amendment No. 1 to NOFO No. 514-15-000012: Reconciliation Activity [PDF, 112 KB]


Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO): Public Opinion Activity - AWARDED

Issuance Date: May 8, 2015

Questions Due: May 22, 2015/3:00 P.M. (Local Colombian Time)

Pre-Applicants'Conference: May 27, 2015/8:00 A.M. - 12:00 M

American Embassy, Carolina Conference Room, Carrera 45 No. 24B-27, Gate 2 (Post 2)

Applications Due: June 30, 2015/3:00 P.M. (Local Colombian Time)

The United States Government, as represented by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission to Colombia, is seeking applications from qualified local organizations, profit and non-profit Nongovernmental Organizations (NGOs) in Colombia, for a Cooperative Agreement to implement a program entitled “Public Opinion Activity - POA”.

NOFO No. 514-15-000007: Public Opinion Activity (POA) [PDF, 3 MB]

Attachment 2 - Budget Template - RFA 514-15-000007 [XLSX, 983 KB]

Modification No. 1 [PDF, 93 KB]

Modification No. 2 [PDF, 6 MB]


Request for Applications (RFA): Reintegration and Prevention of Recruitment Program - AWARDED

Issuance Date: March 18, 2015

Questions Due: April 8, 2015/5:00 P.M. (Local Colombian Time)

Applications Due: May 19, 2015/5:00 P.M. (Local Colombian Time)

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission in Colombia is seeking applications from qualified U.S. and non-U.S. organizations and institutions for an Assistance Agreement to provide funding in support of its Reintegration and Prevention of Recruitment Program.

RFA No. 514-15-000009: Reintegration and Prevention of Recruitment Program [PDF, 331 KB]

Amendment 1 RFA 514-14-000009: Reintegration and Prevention of Recruitment Program [PDF, 80 KB]

Annex C: Budget Template - RFA 514-15-000009 [XLSX, 983 KB]

SOL 514-15-000009: Reintegration and Prevention of Recruitment Program - Questions and Answers Document, April 13, 2015. [PDF, 62 KB]


Request for Proposal (RFP): Artisanal Gold Mining - Environmental Impact Reduction Program - AWARDED

The United States Government, as represented by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission to Colombia, is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a five-year activity to support the Government of Colombia (GOC) in reducing the environmental impacts of small scale gold mining, with special emphasis on eliminating the use of mercury, and recuperating degraded areas left by gold mining.

RFP No. SOL-514-15-000001: Artisanal Gold Mining - Environmental Impact Reduction Program [PDF, 881 KB]

Offerors are required to submitt their proposal with the following documents:

1.  Impact Assessment
2.  Bio Data Sheet
3.  Budget Worksheet
4.  Branding and Marking Template
5.  Past Performance Questionnaire


Request for Proposal (RFP): Rural Financial Services Project - AWARDED

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission to Colombia is issuing a Request for Proposal (RFP) on early January, 2015 for an anticipated five-year cost plus fixed-fee contract in the range of USD $20 – $23 Million that will improve inclusive financial intermediation in selected conflictive areas to promote the provision of market-based rural financial services for micro, small and medium size producers and businesses. The Mission will hold a bidders conference on January 27, 2015 at the TRYP Hotel in Bogota, Av. Calle 24 No. 51-41​ at 8:00 a.m. 

Pre-Solicitation Notice for Rural Financial Services Project [PDF, 93 KB]

SOL-514-15-000003 Rural Financial Services and Attachment 2 - Past Performance Questionnaire [PDF, 852 KB]

Attachment 3 - Budget Template [Excel, 3,815 KB]

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bidder's Conference - January 27, 2015:

Amendment No. 1 SOL-514-15-000003 - Rural Financial Services Project, January 30, 2015. [PDF, 31 KB]

Q&A document II (Bidder's Conference): SOL-514-15-000003 - Rural Financial Services Project, January 30, 2015. [PDF, 304 KB]

Comentarios generales sobre aspectos contractuales. Conferencia Entidades Interesadas. Licitación SOL-514-15-000003 - Proyecto de Servicios Financieros Rurales, 27 de enero de 2015. (Spanish) [463 KB]

Comentarios generales sobre aspectos técnicos. Conferencia Entidades Interesadas. Licitación SOL-514-15-000003 - Proyecto de Servicios Financieros Rurales, 27 de enero de 2015. (Spanish) [905 KB]

SOL-514-15-000003 (Rural Financial Services Project) - Participant Organizations - Bidder's Conference, January 27, 2015. [100 KB]

Bidder's Conference Registration Form [XLS, 107 KB]


Request for Applications (RFA) 514-14-000012: Civil Society Strengthening Activity - AWARDED

Issuance Date: September 19, 2014

Questions Due: September 24, 2014/3:00 P.M. (Local Colombian Time)

Proposals Due: October 20, 2014/3:00 P.M. (Local Colombian Time)

The United States Government, as represented by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission to Colombia, is seeking assistance for a four-year activity to strengthen the capacity and accountability of Colombian civil society organizations and enable them to achieve effective development results. This will be accomplished by: 1) strengthening the organizational capacity of civil society organizations, and 2) enabling Colombian civil society organizations to effectively advocate, monitor, and provide services.

RFA 514-14-000012: Civil Society Strengthening Activity [PDF, 785.5 KB]

Q&A RFA- 514-14-000012: Civil Society Strengthening Activity [PDF, 109 KB]

Amendment 1 RFA-514-14-000012: Civil Society Strengthening Activity [PDF, 205 KB]

 

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Last updated: April 19, 2016

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