Macfadden Awarded Contract to Support USAID’s Office of American Schools and Hospitals Abroad
Tuesday, 02 October 2012
Macfadden announced today the company was awarded a prime contract to support the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Office of American Schools and Hospitals Abroad (ASHA). Macfadden will support ASHA in its mission to provide grants to private, non-profit universities and secondary schools, libraries and medical facilities abroad. These grants strengthen the capacity of these institutions while demonstrating U.S. advances in education, and medical technology and practices in areas of research and training.
Each year, an average of $20 million in funding is awarded to approximately 35-45 grant recipients through the ASHA program. Under this 2-year contract (with 3 option years), Macfadden will provide administrative, technical and program support in planning, managing, monitoring and evaluating the program. Macfadden will also provide technical and financial guidance to assist ASHA with the grant implementation process.
Macfadden will administer all ASHA assistance awards and provide program management assistance to coordinate and monitor the various phases of the grants management process, as well as produce a variety of information products and provide public information management support, financial and information management system support, information technology support and audit support.