USAID Request for Applications-2015 Human Resource for Health Programme

Deadline: 22 June 2015

The United States Government, represented by the United States Agency for the International Development (USAID) is seeking applications from eligible non-federal entities registered and working in developing countries for its Human Resource for Health Program 2030. The program’s goal is to improve the accessibility, availability, acceptability and the quality of the health workforce needed to improve health outcomes and advance universal health coverage.

Focus Countries

Afghanistan, Bangladesh, DR Congo, Ethiopia. Ghana, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar,Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Rwanda, Senegal, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Guinea, Mauritania, Niger, Togo, Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Lesotho, Rwanda, South Africa,Vietnam, Dominican Republic, Guatemala and Guyana.


  • Increase performance and productivity of health workforce.
  • Increase the number, skill mix and competency of the health workforce.
  • Strengthen HRH/HSS leadership and governance capacity
  • Increase sustainability of investment in health workforce.

Strategic Priorities

  • Enhance country capacity and sustainability.
  • Ensure mutual accountability for advancing the status of the health workforce and moving towards improved health outcomes.
  • Exploit efforts in other sectors to foster an enabling environment for improved HRH outcomes.


USAID will issue one Cooperative Agreement as a result of RFA and will make award of up to $145 million.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The applying Organization must be US organization or non-US organization registered and working in developing countries.
  • Applicants must propose a minimum cost share of 15% of the projected USAID amount.

How to Apply

  • Applicants are encouraged to submit concept papers first and the selected ones will be invited by USAID to submit full proposals.
  • Concept notes (6 pages) must be submitted electronically via given website.

For more information, please visit and search for the opportunity number RFA-OAA-15-000021.


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  1. Hi, Its a great honor to inform you that this website is partially useful. However sometimes its hard to give full information of the trusts that are posted to offer funds to eligible organizations that seek funding
    Yours Muhumuza Doreen

  2. We are a NGO based in India that has developed an early intervention program for children with communication disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders in particular. Can we submit a proposal aimed at building cadre at the grassroots to work in this area or do you only support general health challenges?


    • Rashmi Kanti says:

      Hello Deepa,
      This opportunity has been announced by USAID. To get complete details on eligibility and programme, please visit, their official website, and search for the opportunity number given at the bottom of the article.
      Thank you!

  3. Pradeep Kumar Dash says:

    Dear Sir,
    We are NGO working in tribal district of Odisha state with the Primitive Tribal Group. We are interested to implement a community health program with focussed to Adolscent and Youth to reducxe the maternal and child health by avoiding the early amirrage and skilled with better health system. Besides, we are interested to activate the health delivery institutions for eastblishing sustainable health management.

    • Rashmi Kanti says:

      Hello Pradeep,
      We appreciate your work for the society!
      Please explore our India site-
      Here you will find all latest funding opportunities for India in various areas like Health, Children, Youth, Education etc.
      We wish you all the best!

  4. Pablo Narudh says:

    How can i get the guideline from USAID to write Concept note
    they uplod Project proposal writeing guideline

    • Rashmi Kanti says:

      Hello Pablo,
      Please visit USAID to know further about this opportunity or criteria for concept notes.
      The official link is given at the end of the article on the line “For more information….”
      Ensure that your proposal is submitted by deadline!
      Thank you!

  5. Chipango Kennedy says:

    We are a community organization spear heading bridging up intervention of Vitamin A distribution in Zambia. We have received a grant of Vitamin A and Albendazole to distribute to 70, 000 children in the copper belt. We need funds to train care givers and transport logistics to carry out this project in the 10 districts of the copper belt.

    How do we apply for funding?

    • Hi Chipango,

      To get detailed information on application process, visit the link in last line and search for published opportunity number.

      Good luck!

  6. k musa mande says:

    Why does FUNDS FOR NGOs requests for fees to get funds.
    Is it necessary to pay? We like to know.

    • Hi Musa,

      We do not charge fees to access funding information which are published on “”. It is a free site and information is open to every visitor. We charge only for premium membership which comes with many additional information on fundraising guides. There is no such compulsion for our visitors to be a premium member.

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