Counter Narcotics


Disrupt the overseas production and trafficking of illicit drugs through targeted counter-narcotics and institution-building assistance and coordination with foreign nations and international organizations.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of State
Office: International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreements; Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Fiscal Year 2010: Assistance provided training, technical expertise and transfered technologies to increase the productivity and quality of alternative income-generating produce/products to coca plantations. Fiscal Year 2011: Assistance helped improve police-community relations and assistance in the control of illicit crops in target areas. Fiscal Year 2012: Information is not available at this time.
Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended by Foreign Assistance Act of 1961.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
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Beneficiary Eligibility
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Please see announcements in OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Application Procedure
OMB Circular No. A-102 applies to this program. OMB Circular No. A-110 applies to this program. Please see announcements in
Award Procedure
Please see Awards Policy Page of the Office of the Procurement Executive:
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 60 to 90 days. Please see announcements in
Not Applicable.
Not Applicable.
How are proposals selected?
Please see announcements is
How may assistance be used?
Counter-narcotics programs include expanding interdiction, drug demand reduction and public outreach activities, involving women and youth and increasing their engagement and understanding of drug-related issues. Please see announcements in Please see announcements in Please see announcements in
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Submission of a Program Report is required at the end of the grant. Submissions of quarterly reports are required. Submissions of quarterly reports are required. Submissions of quarterly reports are required. Please see announcements in
In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133.
Recipients are required to maintain financial records for three years.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this program.
This program does not have MOE requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Solicitation for proposals are posted all year round. Most performance period of INL grant is for one year. Please see announcements in See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Domestic assistance is awarded through the Payment Management System (PMS). Please check for information on how assistance is awarded or released.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None. Please see announcements in
Headquarters Office
Lourdes F. Stein 2430 E St. NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20037 Email: Phone: 202-776-8774 Fax: 202-776-8686
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Project Grants) FY 10 $39,310,240; FY 11 est $46,030,390; and FY 12 est $40,000,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Range varies widely. Please see announcments in
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Please see Awards Policy pafe of the Office of Procurement Executive:
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2010: Assistance was provided to help strengthen provincial and community governance structures to better implement licit livelihoods and development priorities under a country's National Drug Control Strategy at the sub-national level; and to reinforce local capacity to identify and achieve related benchmarks under such strategy. Fiscal Year 2011: Assistance were provided to develop effective strategies, training and formations of school-based activities to help decrease the demand for illegal drugs. Fiscal Year 2012: Information is not available at this time.


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