TOPS is hosting a Designing for Behavior Change (DBC) training in collaboration with Project Concern International. This five-day workshop gives field staff and managers the skills and tools to apply a behavioral approach to designing food security programs, through the Designing for Behavior... Read More
Integrating Community Health (ICH) Annual Program Statement (APS) UPDATED Pre-Submission Conference Announcement
USAID’s Bureau for Global Health, in collaboration with UNICEF, is hosting virtual Pre-Submission Conferences for the Integrating Community Health Annual Program Statement (APS-OAA-15-00004) and Addendum #1, Community Health Workers Programming (APS-OAA-15-000005). Pre-Submission Conference Quick... Read More
The closing date and time for all grant applications under the 2015 International Food Relief Partnership (IFRP) Request for Applications (RFA) has been extended to Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 12:00PM EDT. All other terms and conditions of the RFA shall remain unchanged. The RFA in its entirety... Read More
USAID has just released a primer on resilience, available in both English and French. The primer is designed to provide USAID and partner staff with an introduction to resilience as an analytic, programmatic and organizing concept, as well as an overview of USAID's resilience efforts to date. In... Read More
CORE Group and the FSN Network Knowledge Management Task Force hosted a one-hour workshop that walked participants through some participatory activities for facilitating virtual meetings. View the recording and other materials here.
The TOPS Program has recently been extended for two years, until August 2017. As the TOPS team prepares for a planning meeting from August 18-21, we would welcome your input to help us prioritize our work so we target programmatic areas of greatest need. Please send your input on the two questions... Read More
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Office of Food for Peace (FFP), is seeking your comments on the guidance on the Annual Results Report (ARR). For FY 2015 results reporting, FFP has revised the ARR guidance to include guidance on annual reporting for emergency projects... Read More
The Office of Food for Peace will be offering an ARR/SAPQ training session for PVO partners on September 23-24. This two-day training will cover submission of quality Annual Results Reports (ARRs) and Standardized Annual Performance Questionnaires (SAPQs) into the Food for Peace Management... Read More
After a summer of closing out the initial round of small grants, and following The TOPS Program's recent 2-year extension, we are excited to announce that we will reopen the Micro Grant Program onThursday, October 1, 2015. Stay tuned for more details and the official RFAs!
On April 22, 2015, TOPS hosted a review and feedback session on a new draft toolkit, "Aligning Budgets for Implementing Environmental Compliance Safeguards in USAID Development Food Assistance Programs," from USAID’s Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA)’s Bureau... Read More