Latest Updates

The TOPS Program's due date for receipt of concept paper applications under the Program Improvement Award (PIA) RFA is fast approaching. To be considered for review under Round 1, Concept Papers should be sent to tops.smallgrant@savechildren.org on or before the due date January 31, 2016.
This open access supplement includes 9 papers describing the background, rationale, methods, design, formative research, and analysis of the Sanitation Hygiene Infant Nutrition Efficacy (SHINE) trial. View the supplement here.  Also available within the supplementary material (see pages S697, S708... Read More
Have you seen the new resource videos in the FSN Network Resource Library? These short videos, which provide additional context about resources, are created by people who played a significant role in developing, researching, and/or writing the resource. Adding a video to your resource page can ... Read More
USAID Office of Food for Peace (FFP) Director Dina Esposito will be Acting Deputy Assistant Administrator for the DCHA Bureau for the next four months, starting on March 1, 2016. FFP Deputy Director Matt Nims will take up Acting Director responsibilities. Dina Esposito will continue to oversee FFP... Read More
The Office of Food for Peace’s (FFP) Annual Results Report (ARR) guidance for FY 2015 results reporting and its associated templates are now available: ARR Guidance Unique and Direct Participant Tables Template Technical Sectors Tracking Table Template SAPQ Indicator Templates The ARR is an annual... Read More
The USAID Office of Food for Peace (FFP) released the final draft of its Policy and Guidance for Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting for Development Food Security Activities in December 2016.    This document clarifies and updates the FFP M&E requirements provided in FFPIB 1102, FFPIB 0906,... Read More
The TOPS team is assembling a booklet summarizing the Small Grant Program that many of you have been involved with over the past 4 1/2 years, and we request your input. Especially welcome would be photos, quotes from people describing their experience with small grant-generated resources,... Read More
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
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

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