Assisting those who provide
a safe platform for American diplomacy

Established in 1995, 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.

Latest News

(last updated 5/10/18)

It's Golf Time! 

The 2018 DSF Mike Considine Golf Outing is June 4, 2018. Register to golf and/or sponsor today. Visit our Golf Page for more information.


DS Alumni Luncheon will be held Friday, June 1st at Ft Myer's Officer's Club.  The doors open at 11 a.m.  It is $25 at the door and there is an open bar.  Contact us at if you are interested in attending.

AmazonSmile: Shop & Support DSF

Did you know that Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchases to DSF? Shop via AmazonSmile. Get started here: Amazon Smile and choose DSF as your charity of choice. Last year, we received $491 from Amazon!

Most Recent Grants

(as of 5/10/18, in order from most recent to oldest)

$3,000 to the family of a local guard at the US Embassy Addis Ababa, Ethiopia who died of natural causes while at work. He’s been with the embassy for 18 years. He was the sole provider for his elderly mother.

$3,000 to a local guard at the US Embassy La Paz, Bolivia, to assist with costs associated with a serious medical condition.

A list of all grants may be viewed here: GRANTS

Greenhouse Grill Tip Jar 

The Greenhouse Grill at DSTC generously "hosts" the DSF tip jar. Last year was a banner year - $1,113 in changes was donated to DSF via the tip jar. Since its first appearance back in 2009, the tip jar has generated $5,780 for DSF. Thanks to everyone who donates their change. And a HUGE thank you to The Greenhouse Grill for supporting us! 

DSS Global Race for Charity

Wow! Thanks to all the DSS teams, all over the world who are supporting DSF. We've received over $7,000 in proceeds from races. Thank you!! Visit our DSS Global Race page for more info and be sure to check out the newest photos from the latest races (thanks Team DS PA, Team Tallin, Team New Delhi and Team Valletta!). Send us your photos from your races and we'll add them to our Facebook page and website.