USAID: Developing Next Generation of Humanitarian Leaders

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Deadline: 3 August 2015

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/OFDA’s Humanitarian Policy and Global Engagement Division (HPGE) is seeking applications from humanitarian stakeholders to contribute in the growth and development of the next generation of humanitarian leaders in the field of humanitarian assistance.

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Funding Information

USAID will provide up to US $4 million approximately to support the program.


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The objective of the program is to broaden engagement in the humanitarian response community by expanding academic instruction and professional development training available to community-based, national and/or international NGOs on humanitarian policies and practice.


The duration of program is up to 24 months from the date of award.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • U.S. and Non-U.S. Non-Profit Organizations as well as For-Profit Organizations are eligible to apply for the program.
  • U.S. and Non-U.S. Colleges and Universities, U.N. Agencies and Other USG Agencies are also eligible to apply for the program.
  • Partners new to USAID may also submit their applications.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must submit their applications electronically at the address given on the website.

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For more information, please visit and search for the opportunity number APS-OFDA-15-000006.


  1. Avatar Green Hope says

    Green Hope is registered national non governmental and non profit making organization established in Mogadishu on January 6 1993 to ensure an adequate service delivery to the most vulnerable and the marginalized communities in most southern regions in Somalia.

    We have a keen interest to get this opportunity that USAID/OFDA is assisting humanitarian generation to make a change of lives in desperate humanitarian and development assistance.

    Warm regards,

    Abdi Bashir

    • Avatar Rashmi Kanti says

      If you fulfill the eligibility criteria mentioned in the post, you can proceed with your application. To apply, please visit the link on the last line.
      Thank you!

  2. Avatar Morgan Ndiema says

    I am a youth leader and a president in ‘Change a Life Trans Nzoia community based organization’ within Trans Nzoia county in the slopes of Mt.Elgon in Kenya.Our main objective is to empower youth economically and empower them with leadership skill through trainings.I would like to know therefore how this youth led organization can benefit from your financial support.We also support the vulnerable persons in the society.Which organizations can provide funds to support this?
    Kind regards.

    • Hi Morgan,

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