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.
(last updated 8/30/17)
DSF accepting donation for Hurricane Harvey relief
Please donate to DSF today to help those in the DS family affected by Harvey. Our friends at Espire have offered to match up to $10,000 in donation. So make your gift today and double your donation!
2017 scholarship winners announced
Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 DSF Scholarship Award. Twenty Nine students were awarded a total of $32,500. Visit our Scholarship page for a list of winners.
Most Recent Grants
(as of 7/31/17, in order from most recent to oldest)
$4,000 to cover uninsured cost for the family of a member of the LA Field Office who recently passed away in an accident.
$1,000 to cover educational costs for the son of a Local Guard at US Embassy Dili, Timor Leste who recently passed away. He had been with the embassy for 13 years.
A list of all grants may be viewed here: GRANTS
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!
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.