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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.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

Advancing Basic Education: Access for All Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity Contract (ABE: ACCESS IDIQ)
The ABE: ACCESS IDIQ supports USAID Missions and Bureaus in addressing their education objectives in environments that may be or have been affected by crisis, conflict, fragility or lawlessness.

Assistance for Basic Education: All Children Reading Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity Contract (ABE: ACR IDIQ)
The ABE: ACR IDIQ provides USAID Missions and Bureaus with technical assistance and services to improve reading in primary grades, effectiveness of teaching, and classroom and school management.

Cross-Border Health Integrated Partnership Project (CB-HIPP)
This LWA provides USAID Missions and Bureaus with technical assistance to strengthen sustainable and African-led regional health development partnerships to improve health outcomes among mobile populations and vulnerable communities residing along eastern, central and southern African transport corridors and cross-border sites.

Programming Effectively Against Conflict and Extremism Indefinite Quantity Contract (PEACE IQC)
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.

Strengthening Civil Society Globally LWA (SCS Global)
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.

Technical Assistance and Support for the Africa Region (TASC4 – Africa)
Through TASC4, USAID Missions and Bureaus access technical expertise and support for expanding basic health services, including family planning; strengthening national health systems; and addressing global issues, such as nutrition, HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases, particularly for women, children and other vulnerable populations.

Translating Effective Practices from Research, Marketing and Design Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity Contract (TRANSFORM IDIQ)
The TRANSFORM IDIQ provides USAID Missions and Bureaus with technical expertise and services to: (1) stimulate and sustain behavior changes in critical health issues, including family planning; nutrition; maternal and child health; HIV/AIDS prevention, testing, treatment and reduction; and the treatment and prevention of malaria, tuberculosis and neglected tropical diseases; (2) develop and deliver targeted solutions to health challenges; and (3) build local capacity to develop communications strategies that increase positive behavioral changes in critical health issues.

YouthPower: Implementation Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity Contract (YouthPower: Implementation IDIQ)
The YouthPower: Implementation 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. Department of Education

Education Technical Assistance and Support Services Project (EDTASS)
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

Domain 2, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Evaluation Studies Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity Contract
This mechanism provides 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 HRSA staff.

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

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

CDC Health Marketing Support Services
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. National Institutes of Health

Technical and Administrative Management Services (TAMS) Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ)​
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.

U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)

Professional Services Schedule
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.

For additional information, please contact us.