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 08/18/15 [PDF, 65 KB]
USAID/Colombia’s strategic approach for the 2014 - 2018 period
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:
Both unsolicited proposals and unsolicited applications should be sent to UnsolicitedProposals@usaid.gov
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.
NFO No. 514-15-000007: Reconciliation Activity [PDF, 3 MB]
Bidders Conference Advert [PDF, 166 KB]
Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO): Public Opinion Activity
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”.
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
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.
Annex C: Budget Template - RFA 514-15-000009 [XLSX, 983 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.
Offerors are required to submitt their proposal with the following documents:
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.
Attachment 3 - Budget Template [Excel, 3,815 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]
Bidder's Conference Registration Form [XLS, 107 KB]
Information for Bidder's Conference [PDF, 96 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]
Last updated: September 29, 2015