Educational Institutions

CRDF Global

  • Arlington, VA
  • http://www.crdfglobal.org

Mission Statement

CRDF Global's mission is to:

Provide cooperative research and development (R&D) opportunities that enable scientists and engineers to address critical security, economic, education and other societal needs.

Advance peace and prosperity by funding civilian research and development projects that contribute to global nonproliferation objectives.

Promote the application of science and technology to economic growth through international partnerships and training that foster invention, innovation, entrepreneurship and the commercialization of technology.

Strengthen university research and education in science and engineering.

Main Programs

  1. Program 1
  2. Fellowships
Service Areas

Self-reported

International

CRDF Global is an independent nonprofit organization authorized by the U.S. Congress and established in 1995 by the National Science Foundation. This unique organization promotes international scientific and technical collaboration through grants, technical resources, and training. CRDF Global is based in Arlington, Virginia with offices in Moscow, Russia; Kyiv, Ukraine; Almaty, Kazakhstan; and Amman, Jordan.

ruling year

1996

President & CEO since 2016

Self-reported

Mr. Michael Dignam

Keywords

Self-reported

peace, security, nonproliferation, science, social entrepreneurship, health, environment, engineering, weapons defense, biological, chemical, nuclear, business, HIV, AIDs, Russia, Middle East

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Also Known As

CRDF Global

EIN

54-1773406

 Number

7378178890

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (B12)

International Peace and Security (Q40)

International, Foreign Affairs, and National Security N.E.C. (Q99)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Major Programs: Cooperative Grants Program, Industry Programs, Nonproliferation Programs, Centers and Institution Building Programs, Grant Assistance Program, Awards Administration, HIV/AIDS, Middle East and North Africa Programs. Services: NSF-CRDF Cooperative Programs/Science Liaison Office Proposal Review and Other Services

Category

Population(s) Served

Budget

Program 2

Fellowships

Not available

Category

Science & Technology

Population(s) Served

Budget

Charting Impact

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Five powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

  1. What is the organization aiming to accomplish?
    CRDF Global's goal is to promote peace and prosperity through international scientific collaborations.
  2. What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?
    Promote international scientific and technical collaboration through grants, technical resources, training and services.
  3. What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?
    We have built a strong network of partners and resources around the world
  4. How will they know if they are making progress?
    CRDF Global utilizes a monitoring and evaluation approach on our individual programs
  5. What have and haven't they accomplished so far?
    We highlight our yearly accomplishments through our annual report, please visit
    http://www.crdfglobal.org/who-we-are/annual-report-0
Service Areas

Self-reported

International

CRDF Global is an independent nonprofit organization authorized by the U.S. Congress and established in 1995 by the National Science Foundation. This unique organization promotes international scientific and technical collaboration through grants, technical resources, and training. CRDF Global is based in Arlington, Virginia with offices in Moscow, Russia; Kyiv, Ukraine; Almaty, Kazakhstan; and Amman, Jordan.

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Financials

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US CMLIAN RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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CRDF Global

Leadership

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President & CEO

Mr. Michael Dignam

BIO

From 2011-2014, Mr. Dignam served as President and CEO of PAE, an Arlington, VA-based services and logistics company. He led the Company through the divestiture of the business from Lockheed Martin in 2011 and the identification and sale to Lindsay Goldberg, a leading private equity firm. As President and CEO, Mr. Dignam developed and executed a growth strategy that tripled the business; creating a $2 billion global mission services company with more than 15,000 employees in over 60 countries and 100 locations in the U.S. He later served as Vice Chairman of the Board for PAE and continues as an affiliate partner for Lindsay Goldberg overseeing the federal services market.

Prior to his role with PAE, Mr. Dignam spent 25 years with Lockheed Martin holding a variety of leadership and executive management positions. He is known among his peers and former staff members as a creative and energetic leader.

With a deep commitment to international social and economic issues, Mr. Dignam serves as Chairman Emeritus of the Corporate Council on Africa Board of Directors. Mr. Dignam is a member of the Boulder Crest Retreat Board of Directors. He also serves on the Board of Advisors for SGT, a federal government services provider and Sensei, a healthcare mobility software development startup.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Paul Longsworth

Fluor

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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Yes

BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Yes

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Yes

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Yes

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?


RESPONSE NOT PROVIDED

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?