Federal Assistance - Grants
A/OPE/FA serves as the principal federal assistance advisor
office to the Department of State. We are responsible for the business
management aspects of grants and cooperative agreements for both domestic
and overseas federal assistance programs.
Assistance Division provides guidance to other departmental elements on
federal assistance actions for all grant programs.
We facilitate the
management and interpretation of Department of State grants and ensure
compliance with regulations, guidelines, policies and directives.
We develop federal
assistance policy directives to improve overall quality of grant
Assistance Division is also responsible for the training of potential
Grants Officers, and appointment of Grants Officers with warranted
signature authority to approve domestic and overseas grants.