ADS Chapter 491

Speeches Shim

USAID Incentive Awards Program

Functional Series 400 – Human Resources

Partial Revision Date: 06/13/2016
Responsible Office: HCTM/CPE
File Name: 491_061316


This chapter establishes the policy directives, required procedures, and guidelines for the Agency’s Awards Program. This program provides a means of recognizing and rewarding individuals and groups for contributions to the accomplishment of USAID’s mission, goals, and objectives. Specific incentive awards under the Agency's Awards Program are found in Descriptions of Incentive Awards. This reference contains a listing of individual awards with detailed information about their purpose, eligibility, approval steps, and type of recognition.