Chemical Security Program

Funding Agency:
Department of State

The Department of State’s Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, Office of Cooperative Threat Reduction (ISN/CTR) is pleased to announce an open competition for assistance awards through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). ISN/CTR sponsors foreign assistance activities funded by the Nonproliferation, Antiterrorism, Demining and Related Programs (NADR) and other accounts, and focuses on mitigating weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and WMD-related delivery systems proliferation and security threats from non-state actors and proliferator states. An underlying aim of all ISN/CTR’s efforts is long-term sustainability to maximize programmatic impact while minimizing the need for foreign partners to rely on outside financial or technical assistance.

ISN/CTR’s Chemical Security Program (CSP) supports efforts to prevent, detect, and counter the development, maintenance, proliferation, and use of chemical weapons (CW) by state and non-state actors worldwide. CSP achieves this mission through capacity-building programs, open-source research, and other specialized efforts, all of which help foreign government and private sector stakeholders identify and disrupt the flow of materials, knowledge, and expertise to CW programs.

Applicants are only allowed to submit one proposal package per organization. If more than one proposal package is submitted from an organization, all proposals from that institution may be considered ineligible for funding. Interested applicants from within Duke should contact fundopps@duke.edu as early as possible.

 

Deadline: Jan. 31, 2024

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

The following organizations are eligible to apply: • Not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations • Public and private educational institutions • Federally funded research and development centers (FFRDCs) • For-profit organizations Public International Organizations and Governmental institutions

Amount Description

Award amounts: awards may range from a minimum of $50,000 to a maximum of $250,000

Funding Type

Grant

Eligibility

Faculty

Category

Engineering and Physical Sciences
International Opportunities
Social Sciences

External Deadline

January 31, 2024