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Global Impact

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Fellowships & Funding Opportunities

In collaboration with our partners, CRDF Global occasionally hosts funding competitions and fellowship programs with the goal of advancing research, innovation, and security around the globe.

Opportunities Include:

  • Research grants
  • Fellowships
  • Business plan competitions
  • Technical trainings
  • Laboratory upgrades
  • Travel support to attend professional conferences
The idea of being able to make contributions to my home country and to the world on these topics excites me so much"
— Fadime Özge Özkan | Nuclear Engineer and Research Assistant at Istanbul Technical University,


CRDF Global Renews Collaborations with Government of Canada to Counter North Korean WMD Proliferation

Arlington, VA (November 10, 2021) – CRDF Global has received $1.30M USD in funding from Global Affairs Canada (GAC) for a two-year project to deliver capacity building training initiatives to strengthen implementation of United Nations (UN) Security Council...

CRDF Global Awarded $8 million Contract to Support Department of State’s FIRST Initiative

CRDF Global announced today that it has been awarded an $8M contract by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, Office of Nonproliferation and Disarmament Fund (ISN/NDF) to provide capacity-building support...

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CRDF Global Named Partner to U.S. Department of State for Professional Fellows Program

CRDF Global is proud to be named an implementing partner for the distinguished Professional Fellows Program (PFP).  Funded by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the PFP is a global exchange program designed to promote...


Event Recap - Aviation Security Standards: Iraq's Growth in Focus

On November 9, CRDF Global hosted an event titled "Aviation Security Standards: Iraq's Growth in Focus" featuring a conversation with John Cowling, CRDF Global's Aviation Security Technical Advisor and International Civil Aviation Organizat

Event Recap: Office 39: North Korean Shadow Operations for Sanctions Evasion

In early October, CRDF Global partnered with Ri Jong Ho and Hyun Seung Lee to hold an event titled Office 39: North Korean Shadow Operations for Sanctions Evasion as part of our Thought Leadership Event series.

Meet the Fellows: Building Networks Among Women in Nuclear Security & Nonproliferation

CRDF Global is implementing a program for women in the nuclear security and nonproliferation communities around the world to create projects that can further benefit women at their home institutions and local communities.

Advancement and Inclusion of Women in Science and Security

CRDF Global promotes the active involvement and leadership of women in STEM and CBRN security fields. “Breaking Barriers: Best Practices for the Advancement and Inclusion of Women in STEMM and National Security” is a resource we have created to provide all organizations with steps they can implement to foster more inclusive and diverse work environments.

This often ignored or silenced demographic holds the key to untold innovations"
— Camille Stewart | Cyber Security Policy at Google,


We believe today's challenges require global solutions. Join us.

We are committed to:

  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Collaboration
  • Effective Communication
People here are always willing to help and back you up if you’re having a challenging day"
— Najati Al Huneidi | Senior Project Lead, Biosecurity