Latest Discussions

Latest Discussions List

  • On June 7, USAID/M/OAA hosted its FY22 3rd Quarter Business Forecast and Partner Update Webinar . In it, speakers from OAA, PPL, and the Office of the Administrator provided updates on a number of topics, including: • An update on Unique Entity ... read on and reply >>>

  • Dear all: I have continued to engage with USG on the UEI delays. Request for information: If you know potential new USAID partners or local entities have been precluded from applying for a solicitation because they have not timely received their UEI ... read on and reply >>>

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    GSA: Delays processing UEI requests

    Dear members: As many of you are already aware, the GSA has experienced significant delays in processing the SAM-UEI identifier requests since the April roll-out. My understanding is that GSA has received some 30,000 UEI requests since initial roll-out ... read on and reply >>>

  • Event: USAID Business Forecast and Partner Update Webinar FY 2022 Third Quarter On Tuesday, June 7 at 2:00pm ET , we will host our FY 2022 Third Quarter Business Forecast and Partner Update webinar. You can click here to register . Submitting ... read on and reply >>>

  • Update from USAID on Ukraine authorities extension: "The USAID/Ukraine Mission Director has authorized a 30-day extension (through June 21, 2022) to the authorities highlighted in RCO January 25, 2022 letter entitled, Guidance to USAID/Ukraine Implementing ... read on and reply >>>

  • Please see attached the slide deck from USAID/M/OAA leadership's May 16 meeting with Humentum and others regarding their current efforts to "refresh" the 2018 Acquisition and Assistance Strategy to be even more aligned with the agency's recently stated ... read on and reply >>>

  • The new strategy can be downloaded from We'd be interested to hear your reactions to this. I'll post other sector reaction in this thread. Best Tim ... read on and reply >>>

  • From USAID/M/OAA: Reminder to register today for virtual discussion on May 16 with USAID on A&A Strategy refresh! "I wanted to send a quick reminder for our A&A Strategy refresh discussion for next Monday, May 16th at 10:00 am ET. During this ... read on and reply >>>

  • Please note the following from USAID/M/OAA re electronic signatures: Dear Partners, Starting in May 2021, USAID launched a new electronic signature process for all Acquisition and Assistance staff that will streamline ... read on and reply >>>

  • Engagement Opportunity! I am extending the following invitation from USAID/M/OAA to Humentum and our members. "As many of you know, the Management Bureau's Office of Acquisition and Assistance (M/OAA) has been conducting a stocktaking of the Agency's ... read on and reply >>>

  • Time-limited opportunity for CURRENT USAID Implementing Partners: This coming July, USAID would like to pilot a virtual partner matchmaking event to connect prime implementing partners to organizations that have the potential to sub-partner opportunities. ... read on and reply >>>

  • Dear Members: I write to gauge interest in and extend an invitation to a new Humentum locally-led development policy working group. The purpose of the working group will be to develop recommendations for donor policies and procedures that foster locally-led ... read on and reply >>>

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    USAID Equity Action Plan

    Click here to read the new USAID Equity Action Plan, released on April 14, 2022. ------------------------------ Jenna Thoretz Government Affairs and Advocacy Intern Humentum ------------------------------ read on and reply >>>

  • On Monday March 28, 2022, Humentum launched its ground-breaking research report into the extent of coverage of administration costs being provided tby funders to national NGOs in ten countriues. There have been articles in the Chronicle of Philanthropy ... read on and reply >>>

  • USAID/Ukraine has issued a 30-day extension of authorities and related guidance. Please see attached. These documents are also available on USAID's Ukraine Partner Resources page . ------------------------------ Cynthia Smith Director, Government ... read on and reply >>>

  • USAID FY 2022 Second Quarter Business Forecast and Partner Update 3/22/2022 Webinar Resources You can access a recording of the webinar and a transcript of the 3/22/22 event on USAID's Business Forecast webpage . Responses to the General, Washington, ... read on and reply >>>

  • If you missed Humentum's webinar on Debunking the Myths, the second such webinar in our Operationalizing Locally-Led Development series, you can view it now : ------------------------------ Cynthia Smith ... read on and reply >>>

  • Issuance of Russia-related General License 24; Publication of amended Frequently Asked Question The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has issued Ukraine-/Russia-related General License 24 . In addition, OFAC has ... read on and reply >>>