The U. S. Department of Energy (DOE), National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation (DNN), Office of Nonproliferation and International Security (DNN NIS) is soliciting applications for the research, training and outreach needs described herein.
DNN NIS has
the responsibility to advance national security through the formulation and implementation of nonproliferation, nuclear security, and arms control strategies, policies, practices, and operations.
DNN NIS conducts activities in four areas:
Nuclear Safeguards and Security; Nuclear Controls; Nuclear Verification; and, Nonproliferation Policy in order to fulfill this responsibility.
Among its many activities, DNN NIS sponsors research and domestic and international training and outreach addressing Nuclear Safeguards and Security; domestic training, international training and outreach, and research studies addressing Nuclear Controls; and, research studies addressing Nuclear Verification and Nonproliferation Policy.
To meet its mission, DNN NIS applies the broad base of U. S. technical expertise including that of other government agencies, the DOE National Laboratories, academia, nongovernmental organizations, and industry.
This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) solicits grant applications from academia and nonprofit, including nongovernmental, organizations as defined in Section IV.