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Safety, security, and sustainability through science, innovation, and collaboration.

Global Impact

Years of service
Program participants
571 M
In awards and programs
Countries engaged

Funding Opportunities

In collaboration with our partners, CRDF Global occasionally hosts funding competitions 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's Nilsu Goren Discusses Turkey's Nuclear Energy Plan

Nilsu Goren, a program manager in CRDF Global’s CBRNE Security division, recently authored a briefer with the Council on Strategic Risks on Turkey’s energy needs and nuclear energy plans in context of climate change, nuclear security, and broader security...

NSDC Deputy Secretary Serhii Demediuk (left) with CRDF Global Cybersecurity Deputy Program Manager Mykhailo Verych (right)

CRDF Global Partners With NSDC to Host Ukraine’s First Large-Scale Hackathon For Critical Infrastructure Workers

The National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine, in close cooperation with CRDF Global, hosted the country’s first large-scale virtual hackathon to strengthen cyber defense systems among critical infrastructure (CI) and public institutions in...

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CRDF Global Welcomes Duncan Thomson as Europe and Eurasia Regional Director

Arlington, VA — CRDF Global is pleased to announce Duncan Thomson as its new Regional Director of Europe and Eurasia. In this new role, Thomson will lead CRDF Global’s Ukraine office, focusing on growing operations across CRDF Global’s mission areas and...


Fighting COVID-19 in Iraq

Dr. Arwa M. Abdullah Al-Shuwaikh serves as the Head of Continuing Education Unit and Assistant Professor in the College of Medicine at Al-Nahrain University in Baghdad, Iraq. Dr.

CRDF Global IVLP Team with President & CEO Michael Dignam and VP, Strategy, Evaluation & Innovation Tom Callahan at the Global Ties U.S. 2020 National Meeting

Exchanging Our Way to a Better World

CRDF Global – along with more than 900 government agency representatives, advocates, and leaders in the international exchange field – attended the Global Ties U.S.

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