· Do you have a theoretical basis in the USAID contract compliance approach: „This workshop was an eye opener for me. Improved my understanding of contracts as opposed to cooperation agreements. (1 MB) Infographic: What is a cooperation agreement? The aid is financial support from the U.S. government to an organization – through a grant or cooperation agreement – to help achieve a project that benefits the Community and promotes the goals of the U.S. Foreign Assistance Act. Learning the best practices of the NGO community in managing the transition from cooperation contracts to contracts, financial audits and monitoring of outsourcing and outsourcing OverviewUSAID mainly awards contracts, grants and cooperation contracts. Many NGOs are now implementing contracts, in addition to cooperation agreements and grants. While some of the rules and regulations are the same, you need to know the important differences. I`ll remember that. The element of essential participation that is authorized for any cooperation agreement is described in the act of attribution. AO can delegate responsibility for essential participation elements to AOR. 4) Yes – USAID`s proposed participation is considered SUBSTANTIAL INVOLVEMENT and, therefore, the appropriate implementation instrument is a cooperation agreement. If USAID wants to negotiate with your organization before deciding whether to receive a bonus, your organization should know more about our policies that are part of the contract or support bonus. This course is an introduction to the compliance landscape of USAID contracts with a comparison with that of cooperation contracts.
Trainers are experienced practitioners who will review the full range of administrative requirements for contracts, eligible/unauthorized costs, and the essential requirements of the system (accounting, human resources, travel, procurement and underfunding). The course is a mix of lectures, small group work, problem solving and time to answer questions. Who should be AttendProgram employees: Program staff in the field with a need to know the requirements of USAID, especially if their organization is new to contracts, or is considering subcontractors. Participants in this USAID contract course are expected to have knowledge of USAID`s rules and rules on grants and cooperation agreements. In particular, they should know 22CFR26 and 22CFR28. This knowledge can be gained through participation in our USAID Rules – Regulations: Grants – Cooperative Agreements and/or by the time it takes to implement USAID cooperation agreements. This knowledge will be of great use for the study of USAID contracts. Identify the audit and compliance challenges companies face in implementing contracts. · Understand the administrative challenges of switching from cooperation contracts to contracts If the organization is unable to reach an agreement with the aforementioned officials, speak to our Agency Ombudsman. Financial and administrative staff: financial officers, officials, accounting and compliance managers, who are permanently responsible for managing USAID contracts, grants and cooperation contracts.
„Now I`m in the same place to better manage a USAID contract than I could have done before this workout.“ What are the most important differences between contracts and cooperation agreements? The acquisition is the purchase of goods and services – as part of a contract – for the use or usefulness of the Agency.