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

(updated 7/7/17)

In MemoriAm

We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of our friend and colleague retired SA Dennis Bochantin. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife and daughters. The family has requested that instead of flowers to remember Dennis by donating in his name to DSF: DONATE

Most Recent Grants

$2,500 for a member of the Local Guard Force at US Embassy Addis Ababa to cover cost for the treatment of metastasized bone cancer.

$2,500 for a member of the Local Guard Force at US Embassy Addis Ababa who died from sepsis. He leaves behind a wife and three children.

$29,000 total to the families of the ten LGF from US Embassy Kabul, part of Burhan Security Service (BSS), who were killed in the suicide truck bombing outside of the Germany Embassy on May 31, 2017.

A list of all grants may be viewed here: GRANTS

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. 

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!