Congressional Budget Justification, FY 2018

Executive Summary

MCC’s fiscal year 2018 budget request will support the development and implementation of MCC programs in 26 countries with a combined population of about 118 million people living on less than $1.90 per day.

Compacts in Development

Fully funding the FY 2018 request will help support grants to new partner countries, including Mongolia, Senegal, and Sri Lanka.

Threshold Programs in Development

The Threshold Program has been designed to challenge countries to implement key policy and institutional reforms. For FY 2018, MCC plans to support new threshold programs with Timor-Leste and Togo.

Compact Development and Oversight

Detailed focus on pre-compact planning, oversight and post-compact evaluation is critical for successful investments and ensuring that MCC, partner countries & the development community can take advantage of the learning opportunities inherent in MCC programs.

Administrative Expenses

The administrative expenses budget reflects MCC’s focus on gaining efficiencies while at the same time making necessary, prudent investments that increase overall productivity and organizational effectiveness.

Office of the Inspector General

The USAID Office of Inspector General conducts financial and performance audits and reviews for MCC.

Proposed Legislative Changes

MCC is seeking authority to implement concurrent compacts to maximize impact and supplement its proven country-focused model with the ability to develop regionally-oriented investments.

Appendix: Annual Performance Report

MCC’s evidence-based approach to selecting partners and evaluating results, as well as the current portfolio listing, closed compacts results and modifications, sector results, beneficiary estimates and corporate goals are listed here.