SUPPORTING UNIVERSITIES TO PARTNER ACROSS THE PACIFIC

24 02 2010

The synopsis for this grant opportunity is detailed below, following this paragraph. This synopsis contains all of the updates to this document that have been posted as of 08/10/2009 . If updates have been made to the opportunity synopsis, update information is provided below the synopsis.

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Description of Modification

The purpose of this Amendment No. 2 to APS No. Indonesia 09-014 is as follows: (1) To allow Indonesian universities to submit applications as a lead institution; (2) To change the dates for second and third phases of competition in order to provide institutions of higher education with more time to prepare quality concept papers. The new closing dates are: Second Phase – April 30, 2010 and Third Phase – August 27, 2010; (3) To revise the following sections of the APS: Section I.E “Intended Partnership Characteristics; Section IIB.b. “Application Requirements – Technical Narrative”; Section IIC. “Technical Evaluation Criteria for Concept Papers”; Section III.A.1(a)(4) Management Plan; and Section IIIC. “Technical Evaluation Criteria for Full Applications”. (4) In Section III “Full Application Submission and Information”, add two new sections, as follows: Section D “Responsibility Determination” and Section E – Pre-Award Survey (Grant worthiness Assessment). For the Second and Third Phases of competition under this APS, there is no preference for the lead institution to be an Indonesian or U.S. institution of higher education, as long as all other requirements (see Section III) are met. Organizations who submitted Concept Papers in 2009 and were not selected are welcome and encouraged to revise their Concept Papers (based on the detailed advice in this announcement), and should submit a new proposal in order to be considered again. Attached is the Revised APS, incorporating the above changes.

Document Type: Modification to Previous Grants Notice
Funding Opportunity Number: AMENDMENT-NO-2-TO-APS-INDONESIA-09-014
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Posted Date: Aug 10, 2009
Creation Date: Feb 04, 2010
Original Closing Date for Applications: Aug 27, 2010
Current Closing Date for Applications: Aug 27, 2010
Archive Date: Sep 27, 2010
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Education
Category Explanation:
Expected Number of Awards: 10
Estimated Total Program Funding: $650,000
Award Ceiling: $650,000
Award Floor: $200,000
CFDA Number(s): 98.001  —  USAID Foreign Assistance for Programs Overseas
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: Y

Eligible Applicants

Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education

Additional Information on Eligibility:

Agency Name

Indonesia USAID-Jakarta

Description

AMENDMENT NO. 2 ANNUAL PROGRAM STATEMENT (APS)NO. INDONESIA 09-014 “SUPPORTING UNIVERSITIES TO PARTNER ACROSS THE PACIFIC” Issuance Date of Original APS: August 10, 2009 Issuance Date of this Amendment No. 2: February 3, 2010 Deadline for Receipt of Questions for Concept Papers for Second Phase: March 4, 2010 Deadline for Receipt of Questions for Concept Papers for Third Phase: June 28, 2010 Closing Dates for Concept Papers: First Phase September 8, 2009 Second Phase April 30, 2010 Third Phase August 27, 2010 Closing Time for Submission of Concept Papers: 4:00 PM, local Jakarta time Submit Concept Papers to: aps09-014@usaid.gov The purpose of this Amendment No. 2 to APS No. Indonesia 09-014 is as follows: (1) To allow Indonesian universities to submit applications as a lead institution; (2) To change the dates for second and third phases of competition in order to provide institutions of higher education with more time to prepare quality concept papers. The new closing dates are: Second Phase – April 30, 2010 and Third Phase – August 27, 2010; (3) To revise the following sections of the APS: Section I.E “Intended Partnership Characteristics; Section IIB.b. “Application Requirements – Technical Narrative”; Section IIC. “Technical Evaluation Criteria for Concept Papers”; Section III.A.1(a)(4) Management Plan; and Section IIIC. “Technical Evaluation Criteria for Full Applications”. (4) In Section III “Full Application Submission and Information”, add two new sections, as follows: Section D “Responsibility Determination” and Section E – Pre-Award Survey (Grant worthiness Assessment). For the Second and Third Phases of competition under this APS, there is no preference for the lead institution to be an Indonesian or U.S. institution of higher education, as long as all other requirements (see Section III) are met. Organizations who submitted Concept Papers in 2009 and were not selected are welcome and encouraged to revise their Concept Papers (based on the detailed advice in this announcement), and should submit a new proposal in order to be considered again. Attached is the Revised APS, incorporating the above changes. Link to Full Announcement

If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact:

Asuncion Juico
Contracting Officer
Phone 6221-3435-9496 aps09-014@usaid.gov

Synopsis Modification History
The following files represent the modifications to this synopsis with the changes noted within the documents. The list of files is arranged from newest to oldest with the newest file representing the current synopsis. Changed sections from the previous document are shown in a light grey background.

File Name Date
Modification #3 Feb 03, 2010
Modification #2 Aug 20, 2009
Modification #1 Aug 11, 2009
Original Synopsis Aug 10, 2009

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