The Diplomatic Security Foundation (DSF) provides timely financial support and charitable contributions to members, and their immediate family, of the US Department of State's Bureau of Diplomatic Security and colleagues in the law enforcement and US foreign affairs community.
DSF is a 501c(3) charitable non-profit. Contributions are 100% tax-deductible.
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Most Recent Grants: December 2014
$500 to a Local Guard at US Consulate Jerusalem (Israel) who was injured in a hit & run accident outside of the consulate.
$1,800 to the wife and four children of a Local Guard Force member who was killed in an attack on the US Embassy Sana’a (Yemen). This amount represents a year’s salary.
$1,000 to the family of a Local Guard Force Supervisor at the US Embassy Ashgabat who recently passed away after a very short battle with liver disease.
The 2014 Combined Federal Campaign is in high gear. The campaign runs from Septemeber through December. Pledges and gift made during the 2014 CFC Campaign will be distributed to charities from April 2015-March 2016.
If you haven't made your gift or pledge yet, please do so today! Our CFC Number is 96262. Visit our CFC Page for more info.
The Greenhouse Grill at DSTC generously "hosts" the DSF tip jar. Since its first appearance back in 2009, the tip jar has generated almost $5,000 for DSF. The lastest take from the tip jar was $500! Wow! That's a lot of piggybank money! Thanks to everyone who donates their change. It really adds up!
DSF Grants For 2013 Tops $70,000
In 2013, DSF gave a total of seventeen grants totaling $74,000 to members of the extended DS "family" who were suffering a hardship or crisis. Eight additional grants went to winners of the 2013 DSF Scholarship Award. DSF grants are unrestricted gifts, requiring no re-payment. Anyone from the extended global DS “family” may be considered for a donation, per review by the DSF Board of Directors, which is composed of active, retired and former DS personnel. To see a complete list of grants, please visit the Grants page.