USAID Guidelines for Proposal
USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) has revised its Guidelines for Proposals in accordance with updated USAID requirements and the changing global humanitarian context in 2012. These Guidelines apply to new awards as well as to modifications of existing awards.
The document has a specific section regarding cash transfers. USAID/OFDA is a proponent of cash-based interventions when and where feasible and desired by people, as an alternative to direct distributions of commodities. For more information on cash-based interventions please see the Cash and Vouchers keyword description on page 179, which also includes a list of related resources. Specifically regarding cash-for-work, see the Cash-for-Work keyword description on page 180 and the Temporary Employment sub-sector in this section on page 92.