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Contract mechanisms

FHI 360’s reputation for excellence in project implementation has earned the trust of governments and other partners around the world. We manage several contract mechanisms for U.S. government agencies and other funders that allow us to be hired quickly through a limited competitive bidding process. These contracts — blanket purchase agreements (BPAs), indefinite quantity contracts (IQCs), indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQs) contracts and leader with associate awards (LWAs) — help streamline the contract process and speed service delivery. For additional information on accessing FHI 360’s services through the contract vehicles listed below, please contact us.


U.K. Department for International Development (DFID)

Conflict, Stability and Security Fund Framework (CSSF)
01/2019-12/2020
The U.K. Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s CSSF Framework provides development and security support to countries at risk of conflict or instability through strategic programming related to security, defense, peacekeeping, peacebuilding, corruption, migration and trafficking.


United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF Life Skills and Civic Education Initiative Long-Term Agreement
01/2019-01/2021
This agreement provides UNICEF country offices with services to support the design, implementation and evaluation of programs that improve life skills and civic education. The initiative promotes the development of learning content; support of systems, policies and strategic framework to implement skills programs; creation of enabling environments that foster life skills development; and implementation of services across multiple types of pathways, including formal and nonformal education programs, curricular and extracurricular programs, and the bridging of school, employment and civic and community engagement.


U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

Programming Effectively Against Conflict and Extremism Indefinite Quantity Contract (PEACE IQC)
08/2013-08/2020
The PEACE IQC promotes the design and implementation of conflict-sensitive development programs globally. These programs work to manage and mitigate the sources and consequences of violent conflict through training; knowledge generation, dissemination and management; and field program implementation.


Strategic HIV/AIDS Response Program (SHARP)
03/2019-03/2026
This IDIQ identifies and supports rapid scale-up of service delivery and strengthening of health systems interventions in Nigeria. The activity supports nine intervention areas: HIV testing services, HIV diagnosis and treatment, HIV care and support, prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, tuberculosis and HIV service integration, reproductive health and HIV service integration, orphans and vulnerable children, laboratory services and health systems strengthening.


Strengthening Civil Society Globally LWA (SCS Global)
05/2016-05/2021
The SCS Global LWA provides USAID Missions and Operating Units with a flexible, worldwide platform to quickly design and implement projects to strengthen civil society and independent media and infuse participatory approaches, social inclusion, transparency and accountability into all development sectors.


YouthPower: Implementation Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity Contract (YouthPower: Implementation IDIQ)
02/2015-02/2020
The IDIQ seeks to strengthen both cross-sectoral and sector-specific approaches to youth programming and to support institutions in better engagement of youth in decision-making processes.


U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

CDC Health Marketing Support Services
09/2015-09/2022
This blanket purchase agreement provides the CDC with a flexible mechanism to: (1) engage services to assist in the planning, development, production and distribution of health communication strategies and materials; and (2) evaluate health communication and social marketing activities.


U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)

Teaching Digital Platform 
09/2017-08/2022
This blanket purchase agreement provides the CFPB with research, development and web services to create and disseminate financial literacy resources for K-12 students and teachers.


U.S. Department of Education

Education Technical Assistance and Support Services Project (EDTASS)
08/2015-08/2020
EDTASS provides the U.S. Department of Education with rapid access to technical expertise and support services essential to the success of the department’s grant programs.


U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Domains 1 and 2, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Evaluation Studies Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity Contract (IDIQ)
These IDIQs facilitate the production of focused, high-priority, short-term evaluation activities that support bureaus and offices within the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

  • Domain 1
    05/2014-09/2019 ​
    Activities may include: (1) assessment of the effectiveness and efficiency of HRSA-supported programs-operations, outcomes and performance; and (2) analysis of contextual/policy issues that may impact the effectiveness of HRSA-supported activities.
  • Domain 2
    05/2014-11/2019
    This mechanism provides the HRSA with expertise in: (1) determining and strengthening capacity for health and public health-related evaluation within HRSA and among its programs and grantees; and (2) providing technical assistance and training to build evaluation capacity among HRSA programs and staff.

Domain IV, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity Contract (SAMHSA IDIQ)
02/2017-02/2022
This IDIQ provides SAMHSA with ready access to a broad array of strategic communication services to support the achievement of its objectives.


U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)

Professional Services Schedule
09/2016-09/2021
Through the GSA Professional Services Schedule, FHI 360 offers selected services to U.S. government agencies and other GSA buyers in these areas: financial and business solutions, advertising and integrated marketing solutions, and mission-oriented business integrated services.


U.S. National Institutes of Health

Technical and Administrative Management Services (TAMS) Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ)
10/2016-09/2023
Through TAMS, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Division of Clinical Research engages technical assistance to support time-sensitive, high-priority, global, collaborative clinical research.


For additional information, please contact us.