United States Department of State
Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL)
Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)


General Information:

Document Type: Grants Notice Version: Synopsis 1
Funding Opportunity Number: SFOP0007094 Posted Date: Jun 11, 2020
Funding Opportunity Title: INL/KM Police Training for International Law Enforcement Personnel Last Updated Date: Jun 11, 2020
Opportunity Category: Discretionary Original Closing Date for Applications: Aug 10, 2020 
Opportunity Category Explanation:  Current Closing Date for Applications: Aug 10, 2020 
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement Archive Date: 
Category of Funding Activity: Law, Justice and Legal Services Estimated Total Program Funding: 
Category Explanation:  Award Ceiling: $3,500,000
Expected Number of Awards: One or more

Award Floor: $35,000


CFDA Number(s): 19.705 -- Trans-National Crime Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: No



The United States Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs INL is seeking applications from police agencies to implement a program entitled “International Police Training.” The authority for this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) is found in the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended. 

Pursuant to 2 CFR 200.400g, it is U.S. Department of State policy not to award profit under assistance instruments. All direct and indirect reasonable, allocable, and allowable expenses, however, that are related to the agreement program and are in accordance with applicable cost standards (2 CFR 200 for U.S. and overseas-based non-profit organizations, and education institutions) may be paid under the cooperative agreement. NOTE: overseas-based nonprofit organizations are legally required to comply with 2 CFR 200. 

Subject to the availability of funds, INL intends to issue one or more awards in an amount not to exceed $3,500,000 in total funding per year. The U.S. Dollar amount will be funded from INL allocated funds, for an initial project period of 1 year. INL may award up to four (4) additional years contingent on INL priorities, good performance of the recipientand funding availability. INL reserves the right to fund any number of applications or none of the applications submitted and will determine the resulting level of funding for each award(s). 

Eligible organizations interested in submitting an application are encouraged to read the NOFO thoroughly to understand the type of project sought and the application submission requirements and evaluation process. 

To be eligible for an award, the applicant must submit all required information and documents in its application through www.grants.gov including the requirements found in any attachments to this funding opportunity


Eligible Applicants: Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Additional Information on Eligibility: Applicants that qualify to receive U.S. grants, including U.S. based non-profit/non-governmental organizations (NGOs) or educational institutions having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, and U.S. Police Agencies.


Additional Information

Agency Name: Bureau of International Narcotics-Law Enforcement

Description: The purpose of this Cooperative Agreement is to add a full-service, U.S.-based police training facility to the INL stable of police training opportunities, to support State Department programs worldwide on a wide ranging set of law enforcement topics. The Partner Agency will be expected to provide a full scope of services required to plan and conduct international police training at a U.S. facility, including curriculum development and modification, ascertaining training needs, classroom instruction, field or operational training, experiential learning, and training evaluation. The Partner Agency will have the capacity to provide training programs in English; Agencies should note, in their proposals, their ability to instruct in languages other than English; areas of expertise in law enforcement, including law enforcement tactics, management, leadership, and training; and their residential or training facilities and what they can offer. INL staff in Washington, DC and/or at U.S. embassies will arrange for interpretation and translation of training materials for foreign participants, as needed.

The initial funding up to $35,000 for this Cooperative Agreement will be provided to support any necessary procurements to ensure the recipient’s ability to facilitate classroom instruction for 30 students, including furniture, IT equipment, interpretation/translation equipment and office equipment. Additional funding for the delivery/implementation of specific courses of instruction will be provided via amendments to this Agreement. INL intends to sponsor 10 – 25 weeks of training per year under this Cooperative Agreement; however, this amount may be more or less depending on funding and demand.

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Grantor Contact Information: If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact:

Amy Schmisseur, [email protected], and Najar Washington, [email protected]