The documents listed on this page explain the procedures for entering into contractual agreements with CIDA and provide other related information.
Compilation of Comments Received from CIDA External Partners (PDF version, 1383 Ko, 109 pages)
Annual Rate Revision of Fee and Salary Increases Under Multi-Year Service Contracts and Contribution Agreements.
CIDA's policy on Annual Fee and Salary Increases Under Multi-Year Service Contracts, as approved by Treasury Board on July 26, 1989 (TB 811734), establishes the parameters for determining the allowable annual fee and salary increases.
|August 1, 1999 to July 31, 2000||1.6%|
|August 1, 2000 to July 31, 2001||2%|
|August 1, 2001 to July 31, 2002||2%|
|August 1, 2002 to July 31, 2003||2.8%|
|August 1, 2003 to July 31, 2004||2.5%|
|August 1, 2004 to July 31, 2005||2.5%|
|August 1, 2005 to July 31, 2006||1.7%|
|August 1, 2006 to July 31, 2007||2.5%|
|August 1, 2007 to July 31, 2008||2.2%|
|August 1, 2008 to July 31, 2009||2%|
|August 1, 2009 to July 31, 2010||1.5%|
|August 1, 2010 to July 31, 2011||0.63%|
|August 1, 2011 to July 31, 2012||1.63%|
The standard contribution agreement, is composed of three (3) parts: 1. Articles of Agreement 2. General Terms and Conditions and 3. Specific Terms and Conditions. Part 1 and 3 are tailored to each contribution agreement. Part 2 is standard for all contribution agreements.
As of December 1, 2003, organizations wishing to obtain contribution funding from CIDA must sign an Anti-Corruption Declaration form (CIDA 497). The organization will confirm that, in the three years before signing the agreement, it has not been convicted of, and is not under sanction for, any corruption-related offence. This declaration form is now available from the Total Funding Declaration page of the CIDA website. If an organization has been convicted or is under sanction, the details of the conviction or sanction must be attached to the declaration form. The form must be provided with the proposal.
As a major federal funding institution, CIDA spends millions of dollars in support of international development assistance. In order to make Canadians and populations of recipient countries aware of funding granted by CIDA, contractors and organizations receiving financial support from CIDA must now formally recognize this source of funding.
A strategy created to promote Aboriginal business development through the federal government procurement process.
Revised Policy for Contributions and Grants (Official Title: Policy on Transfer Payments)
Contribution and grant agreements signed with CIDA as of September 1, 2000, must respect all aspects of the revised Policy on Transfer Payments.
Revised Policy on Title to Intellectual Property Arising under Crown Procurement Contracts
As of October 1, 2000, requests for proposals for service contracts with CIDA must comply with the new policy on intellectual property.
Overhead Compensation Policy for CIDA's Contribution Agreements with Canadian Organizations (Revised February 1, 2008)
This policy explains how CIDA compensates overhead costs incurred by Canadian organizations carrying out development assistance projects under a contribution agreement with CIDA.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on CIDA's Overhead Compensation Policy
This document provides clarifications on the Overhead Compensation Policy for CIDA's Contribution Agreements with Canadian Organizations and is an integral part of the policy. The FAQs will be updated if additional clarifications are required. Any request for additional clarifications or interpretation should be addressed to your CIDA Project Manager.
Students and trainees:
Management of Students and Trainees in Canada: Manual for Executing Agencies (PDF version, 259 KB, 114 pages)
Technical Assistance Handbook
Effective February 1, 2005, the provisions of the Technical Assistance Handbook replace all previous versions of "Management of Overseas Personnel: Manual for the Executing Agency".
Consult the list of Regarding Amendments to the Technical Assistance Handbook (PDF version, 140 KB, 9 pages) effective April 1, 2009.
Schedules to the Technical Assistance Handbook
The Schedules are directed only to cooperants and advisers governed by the Technical Assistance Handbook.
Procurement Handbook for Goods and Related Services
The purpose of this handbook is to provide information on the procurement of goods and related services for projects funded wholly or partly by CIDA.
Guidelines on Logistics and Transportation
This document is designed for individuals who need to understand the overall logistics process required for both the implementation of an aid project and the financial and technical supervision of the transportation operations. This document deals with overseas ocean transport but the same rules are applicable to air transport.
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