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Description of Modification
Extend the closing date to 02/28/2013.
Post Amendment 02 and the questions and answers.
Modification to Previous
Funding Opportunity Number:
Jun 12, 2012
Feb 08, 2013
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Feb 06, 2013
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Feb 28, 2013
The close date has been extended to 02/28/2013
Funding Instrument Type:
Category of Funding Activity:
Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Expected Number of Awards:
Estimated Total Program Funding:
USAID Foreign Assistance for Programs Overseas
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Agency for International Development
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Government of Sweden, and Duke Energy Corporation invite proposals to respond to Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development Competition.This Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) is for a funding competition component of this Grand Challenge for Development, designed to address barriers to increasing access to clean energy services within the agriculture sectors of developing countries. The BAA describes the purpose of the program and the types of activities that it will fund; indicates the process for preparing and submitting proposals; and outlines criteria that will be used to evaluate the proposals. Through this competition, Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development anticipates disbursing $10-$20 million USD in award funding. Individual awards are expected to be between $300,000 USD and $1,500,000 USD. The period of performance for individual awards is up to three years; the actual period of performance for each award will be determined at the time of award. Awards made through this BAA may be in the form of grants, cooperative agreements, contracts, and collaboration agreements, depending on the nature of the submitting organization and the proposal.
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