Support is the U.S. government`s financial assistance to an organization – through a grant or cooperation agreement – to help with a project that benefits the Community and promotes the goals of the U.S. Foreign Assistance Act. (a) Religious organizations have the right to participate, on the same basis as any other organization. , any USAID program to which they are otherwise eligible. In selecting service providers, neither USAID nor the agencies that conduct and manage USAID subfunds can discriminate or misrepresent an organization because of the religious character or membership of the organization. As stated in this section, the term “program” refers to federally funded USAID grants and cooperation agreements, including partial grants and partial agreements. The duration also includes grants awarded under contracts awarded by USAID to manage support programs. As is used in this section, the term “beneficiary” refers to a grant recipient or a signatory to a cooperation agreement, as well as a sub-recipient of U.S. aid through grants, cooperation agreements and contracts. Do you know that the cost of training is covered by your grant or cooperation agreement? Whether you`re new to the USAID program or have years of experience in the program, this highly participatory workshop shows you how to apply the rules to benefit your project, your collaborators and your organization. Our experienced moderators guide you step by step through the regulations and show you how to interpret key concepts in administrative requirements, cost principles and standard rules. You return to your project to find answers to questions about your price, from “laptops are allowed” to “Does my international trip need prior authorization” to “How do I take care of a vehicle?” In addition to maintaining donor compliance, you will also learn how to build close working relationships with USAID and develop strategies for successful management of your grant or cooperation agreement.