Nonproliferation and Disarmament Fund


The Nonproliferation and Disarmament Fund (NDF) provides a means for the U.S. Government to respond rapidly to nonproliferation and disarmament opportunities, circumstances or conditions that are unanticipated or unusually difficult, but of high priority. Activities include assistance worldwide for various nonproliferation and disarmament projects that involve (a) efforts to halt the spread of weapons of mass destruction, their delivery systems, and conventional weapons systems, and (b) the destruction of existing weapons, delivery systems, and production facilities.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, Department of State
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Section 504 of the FREEDOM Support Act (P.L. -102-511) and is funded each year by the "Nonproliferation, Anti-terrorism, Demining and Related Programs" (NADR) appropriation in the annual Foreign Operation, Export financing, and Related Programs appropriations Acts., Public Law 102-511
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
All program grants must be related to and support nonproliferation and disarmament efforts to be eligible.
Beneficiary Eligibility
See or
See or; Any recipient with experience and credentials in security, eliminating, or disabling WMD, conventional weapons or other dangerous weapons and their means of delivery.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is required. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. An environmental impact assessment is not required for this listing. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372. Please see
Application Procedure
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.
Award Procedure
See or
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 90 to 120 days.
Not applicable.
Dependent upon mission objectives, funds, program results, grantee capability with final determination by the Department of State Grants Officer and Program Manager.
How are proposals selected?
How may assistance be used?
These funds will be used to allow the U.S. Government to respond rapidly to unanticipated, high-priority nonproliferation and disarmament requirements/opportunities that promote bilateral and multilateral nonproliferation and disarmament activities, as it relates to weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and conventional weapons.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance Reports: --
All international grantees that are not bound by OMB Circular No. A-133 must agree in their terms and conditions to similar audit requirements. Grants will not be awarded to organizations that refuse to comply with audit requirements.
All records must be retained for a minimum of three (3) years from the date the program office verifies that all deliverables are successfully completed, funds accounted for and validated for closeout. If an investigation is started before this period ends, all records must be kept for 3 years after the close of the investigation.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching is voluntary. Dependent upon grant. See for specific requirements.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Funds are no-year and are available until expended. Depends on grantee status, type of project and amount of funds.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Karla R. Blunt
Main State HST Room 3208
Washington, DC 20520 US
Phone: 2026473476
Fax: 2026472951
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Project Grants (for specified projects))
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
$100,000 - $5,000,000
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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