Office of Security Affairs

 

The Office of Security Affairs in the Department of State?s Bureau of African Affairs (AF/SA) supports U.S. foreign policy goals in sub-Saharan Africa through a variety of programs and policies designed to bolster peace and security.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
19.979
Federal Agency/Office
Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Authorization
Foreign Assistance Act, Section 551, U.S.C. 2348, Statute 22,
Foreign Assistance Act, Section 531, U.S.C. 2346, Statute 22,
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
If you are interested in implementing AF/SA security-related assistance programs that promote peace and stability on the continent, please see www.Grants.gov for individual solicitation opportunities.
Beneficiary Eligibility
AF/SA security-related assistance grants bolster our African partners' capacity to provide peace and security.
Credentials/Documentation
Not applicable.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. See www.grants.gov for individual award announcements.
Award Procedure
See www.grants.gov for individual award announcements.
Deadlines
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 120 to 180 days. See www.grants.gov for individual award announcements.
Appeals
Not applicable.
Renewals
Not applicable.
How are proposals selected?
Not applicable.
How may assistance be used?
AF/SA manages security assistance grants totaling approximately $26 million per year. However, these funding levels can vary considerably from year-to-year depending on shifting needs and U.S. Government priorities. The office awarded approximately $26.5 million in Fiscal Year 2014 and plans to award approximately $28.4 million in Fiscal Year 2015. Program activities support a range of requirements including capacity building in support of post-conflict or transitional security or defense reform, maritime security sector reform, and counter terrorism efforts. Pending Congressional appropriation, AF/SA may implement upwards of $31 million in security assistance programs in Fiscal Year 2016.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reporting
Performance Reports: See www.grants.gov for individual award announcements.
Auditing
See www.grants.gov for individual award announcements.
Records
Recipients must maintain all grant files for three years after the final report date.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
See www.grants.gov for individual award announcements. See www.grants.gov for individual award announcements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Christopher John Pommerer
2201 C Street, NW
Washington, DC 20520 US
pommerercj@state.gov
Phone: 2026477158
Financial Information
Account Identification
19-1032-0-0-000
Obligations
(Project Grants) FY 18$894,765.00; FY 19 Estimate Not Available FY 20 Estimate Not Available FY 17 Estimate Not Available FY 16 est $31,000,000.00; FY 15 est $28,400,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
See www.grants.gov for individual award announcements.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.

 



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