Donor: Ghana USAID-Accra
Application procedure: Full Proposal
Donor base: United States
Reference number: 72064121RFA00003
Eligible applicants: Non-Profit Organisation, Social Business
Deadline: 28.06.2021

Financial details

Grant size: Large - more than $1,000,000
Minimum grant size: -
Total available budget: 39.500.000$
Funding type: Grants
Maximum grant size: 39.500.000$
Funding ratio: Co-funding required


  • Water & Sanitation

Project Locations

  1. Africa



1) Objective

USAID/Ghana intends to award a five year, $39 million activity, entitled Enhancing Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH), to increase access to sustainable WASH services in districts located in six regions of northern Ghana. The activity will partner with the Government of Ghana (GoG) to enhance governance and planning for WASH service delivery; strengthen sustainable WASH financing; improve private sector engagement; and accelerate the adoption of convenient and safe WASH behaviors.

The Enhancing WASH activity aims to facilitate access to and use of sustainable water, sanitation, and hygiene services and products in target districts of northern Ghana. Employing a systems strengthening approach, successful implementation of the Enhancing WASH activity will achieve the following results:
1. The GoG (MSWR and MMDAs) efficiently and effectively plans, budgets, implements, and monitors water and sanitation services;
2. The GoG and other actors improve the enabling environment for private sector participation in the WASH sector;
3. Citizens adopt and sustain improved WASH practices; and
4. WASH service providers adopt improved management, operational, and finance models.

2) Eligibility

This NOFO is not restricted and is open to all entities that can meet the requirements to receive USAID assistance. Organizations eligible to apply under this NOFO include, but are not necessarily limited to, U.S. and non-US non-profit or for profit non-governmental organizations (NGOs), private voluntary organizations, foundations, colleges and universities, civic groups, faith-based and community institutions, philanthropic organizations, and advocacy groups. For profit applicants should note that USAID policy prohibits the payment of fee/profit to the prime recipient under grants and cooperative agreements.

3) Location

USAID/Ghana will implement this activity in up to 30 districts across six regions in Northern Ghana.

4) Budget

USAID intends to award one Cooperative Agreement pursuant to this notice of funding opportunity. Subject to funding availability and at the discretion of the Agency, USAID intends to provide $39,500,000 in total USAID funding over a five-year period. The anticipated period of performance is 5 years. The proposed period of performance is from August 30, 2021 through to August 30, 2026, with the actual period of performance stated at time of award.

5) Application

All applications must be submitted before 28 June 2021. All application details and templates can be downloaded from the given website. A full proposal must be submitted via the online application portal.

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