ACDI/VOCA is a private, nonprofit organization that promotes broad-based economic growth and the development of civil society in emerging democracies and developing countries. Offering a comprehensive range of technical assistance services, ACDI/VOCA addresses the most pressing and intractable development problems.

ACDI/VOCA is also distinguished by its:

* identity as a nonprofit that means business
* proficiency at grassroots, self-help organizing
* private sector and market orientation
* dedication to beneficiary gains in income, jobs and savings
* leadership in value chain approaches to enterprise development
* legacy of lasting institutions and organizations
* vast talent bank
* experience working on a regional/global scale
* network of U.S. and international partners
* systems approach to technical solutions and operations
* grants-management capacity
* cutting-edge approaches to fragile/failing states, trade capacity building, public-private partnership, information and communications technology and integrated HIV/AIDS programming
* experience with large indefinite quantity contracts (IQCs)