USAID Contract Management for NGOs: An Introduction

USAID Contract Management for NGOs: An Introduction:

May 29 2017 - 8:30am - May 31 2017 - 5:00pm

Location: Bangkok , Thailand


Shannon M. Meehan , Steve Kroll

Language: English


Early - Apr 17 Regular - May 08 Late - May 29
NON-MEMBERS $1,420 $1,525 $1,630
HUMENTUM MEMBERS $1,155 $1,260 $1,365


Day 1 

Introduction to USAID and its Funding 

  • Why Acquisition vs. Assistance?

Risks Associated with USAID Contracting

FAR Part 3 Business Ethics

Review Sample RFP

FAR Part 9.104 Contractor Responsibility Internal Systems

  • Financial, Property & Procurement Management 
  • Eligibility for Funding 

Contract Types

  • Cost Plus Fixed Fee
  • Firm Fixed Price 
  • Time & Materials 
  • Indefinite Quantity Contracts 

Day 2

Opening & Review 

  • Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Overview
  • Budget, Cost or Pricing Data, Exemption from Cost or Pricing Data
  • FAR Part 15 

2 CFR 200 Cost Principles 

  • Budget Notes
  • Fee/Profit: FAR Part 15.404
  • Post Award Conference 
  • Contract Administration 
  • Key FAR Clauses 
  • Contract Administration 
  • Indirect Cost Rates 
  • Disallowed Costs 

Stop Work Orders 

  • Contractor Performance Review

Subcontract Administration 

  • FAR Part 52 Contract Clause Matrix 
  • Audit and Records 
  • Allowable Cost and Payment Provision 
  • Small Business Contracting Plan 

Limitation of Funds/Cost 

  • Mandatory 
  • Non-Mandatory but Recommended 

Day 3 

Opening & Review 

  • AIDAR 
  • Labor 
  • Key Personnel 
  • Bio-Data Sheets 

Compensation Salary Threshold 

Physical Fitness 

Local Compensation 

Allowances and Differentials 

Defense Base Act Insurance 

  • Medical Evacuation Insurance 


  • Travel 



  • Branding 

Grants Under Contracts 

  • Basic Rules Applicable to US and Non-US 
  • Based Organizations 

Fixed Amount Subawards 


  • Timeline and Tools 

Closing and Evaluations 



847 Petchburi Road

Unchulee “Apple” Thammachat

Hotel Information

Participants are responsible for making their own hotel/lodging arrangements.

Amari Watergate Bangkok
847 Petchburi Road
Bangkok, Thailand

Click here for directions from Don Mueang International Airport.
Click here for directions from Suvarnabhumi Airport

For reservations, contact:
Unchulee “Apple” Thammachat

Please make sure you mention the InsideNGO workshop in order to qualify for the negotiated rate as specified below. Rates include American breakfast and internet access.

Deluxe Room: Single THB 3,900.-net; Double/Twin THB 4,100.-net
Grand Deluxe Room: Single THB 4,300.-net; Double/Twin THB 4,500.-net