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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 Awarded USDA Contract to Support International Food Security Cooperation through the U.S. Codex Office

ARLINGTON, V.A.- April 8, 2020- CRDF Global has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to support the Codex Alimentarius Commission. CRDF Global will help ensure participation of member countries of the Codex Coordination Committee...

CRDF Global Scales up the Use of Remote Learning Platforms to Meet Increasing Demands

COVID-19 has been a sobering example of the importance of continuous, comprehensive trainings on threat prevention, preparedness, detection and response. The hard reality is that COVID-19 is just one of the many threats impacting the health and stability of...

Celebrating International Women's Month With Dr. Violet Kayamba

According to the UNESCO Institute for Statistics, women account for less than 30% of the world’s researchers. Reports also identify gender discrimination as one of the leading deterrents against women entering and excelling in fields relating to science,...


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.

Personal protective equipment (PPE) training in West Africa

In Fighting Disease Outbreaks like Coronavirus, Don’t Forget About the Health Workers

At the start the Ebola outbreak in 2014, I traveled to West Africa to lead a CRDF Global project on emergency response and preparedness. I walked into an abandoned hospital in the middle of Liberia, where I found two brave nurses delivering a baby.

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