USAID Promote sponsor statements of commitment

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the United States Agency for International Development of the United States of America.
Tracking # F-00171-15
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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

All statements of commitment provided by donors to USAID's Promote program. In an October 16, 2014 press release, USAID announced that "USAID is providing $216 million to Promote, with other donors possibly contributing an additional $200 million." (http://www.usaid.gov/afghanistan/news-information/press-releases/usaid-awards-afghan-women%E2%80%99s-empowerment-program)

The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, and is not being made for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Beryl C.D. Lipton

From: Smith, Pamela

April 06, 2015
Dear Mr. Beryl C.D. Lipton,
Attached is an acknowledgement letter assigning the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) number to your request.  You will be notified shortly of the assigned Government Information Specialist that will be processing this FOIA request.  If you have questions, please contact us on 202 712-0960 or by e-mail at
foia@usaid.gov. (mailto:foia@usaid.gov)
Pamela A. Smith
USAID
Bureau for Management
Office of Management Services
Information and Records Division
M"oving Development Forward

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on April 5, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Frazier, Kimberly

May 06, 2015
Dear Beryl C.D. Lipton:
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) regrets the delay in responding to your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request.  Unfortunately, USAID is experiencing a backlog of FOIA requests. Please know that USAID management is very committed in remedying the FOIA backlog.  This acknowledges receipt of your April 5, 2015 FOIA request to the USAID.
Specifically, you requested all statements of commitment of donors to USAID's Promote program.
Your request has been assigned to Theresa Morris.  You may contact Theresa by phone on (202) 712-0286 or by email at
tmorris@usaid.gov, and refer to the subject-referenced case number in your correspondence.  If additional information is required to assist USAID search for responsive records, the Government Information Specialist assigned to your request will contact you. (mailto:tmorris@usaid.gov)
Thank you for your continued patience and interest in USAID.
Sincerely,
Kimberly D. Frazier
Senior Government Information Specialist
Bureau for Management
Office of Management Services
Information and Records Division

From: Beryl Lipton

Hello Ms. Morris,

This FOIA request has been forwarded to you for processing. Could you please confirm receipt?

Thank you!
Beryl

From: Morris, Theresa

June 17, 2015 Re:       FOIA Request No. F-00171-15 Final Response Dear Mr. Lipton: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) regrets the delay in responding to your Freedom of Information (FOIA) request.  Unfortunately, USAID is   experiencing a backlog of FOIA requests.  Please know that USAID management is very committed to providing responses to FOIA requests and remedying the FOIA backlog. Attached is the final response to your FOIA request to the USAID dated April 5, 2015, and received by this office on April 6, 2015.  You requested all statements and commitments provided by donors to USAID. If you need to contact our office again about this request, please refer to the tracking number cited above.  You may contact Theresa Morris on (202) 712-0286 or at thmorris@usaid.gov Sincerely,
Theresa A. Morris, (CTR)
Senior Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Analyst
U.S. Agency for International Development
Bureau for Management/ Office of Management Services Information and Records Division (M/MS/IRD)

1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 2.07.073 Washington, DC 20523-2701
Telephone: (202) 712-0286 Facsimile: (202) 216-3070
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