African Development Foundation: Retention of Funds from Strategic, B-300218, March 17, 2003
B-300218, Mar 17, 2003
ADF does not have statutory authority to contract with the government of Guinea to provide services on behalf of Guinea to certain development sites selected by Guinea but who are not ADF grantees. Since ADF does not have statutory authority to enter into contracts to provide services. BACKGROUND The African Development Foundation (ADF) is a U.S. government corporation that supports community-based. " which is not an ADF program. Here the government of Guinea is contracting with ADF and paying it to provide services to communities which are not participating in an ADF program. DISCUSSION The question before us is whether ADF may retain funds received from these four partnerships. The agency must have express authority to retain moneys collected.