Grant funds may not be used for the following:

  • Salaries

  • Construction or infrastructure activities

  • Purchases made prior to the grant

  • Prior debts

  • Military equipment

  • Surveillance equipment

  • Commodities and services for support of police and other law enforcement activities

  • Abortion equipment and services

  • Luxury goods and gambling equipment

  • Weather modification equipment

  • Motor vehicles - Excluded from this definition are industrial vehicles for materials handling and earthmoving, such as lift trucks, tractors, graders, scrapers, off the-highway trucks (such as off-road dump trucks) and other vehicles that are not designed for travel at normal road speeds (40 kilometers per hour and above)

  • Pesticides

  • Fertilizers

  • Pharmaceuticals

  • Contraceptives

  • Medical equipment

  • Items purchased in China, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, or Syria

  • Phones - Mobile phone, mobile phone service providers, VoIP phones (desk lines), audio conferencing service accounts

  • Internet service provider

  • Cloud servers

  • Amazon cloud-based service

  • Computers – desktops and laptops, computer monitors, tablets

  • Printers, scanners, fax machines

  • Infrastructure equipment – (router, switch, hub, server, firewall, encrypter), RSA tokens (SecurID)

  • Portable electronic storage devices

Note: IT equipment including software or hardware not listed above will be examined on a case-by-case basis.