Institutional Capacity Building


Security cooperation projects that enhance the capacity of partner nations to exercise responsible civilian control of its national security forces, contribute to collective security, and absorb, apply, and sustain national security capabilities.


Title 10 U.S.C., Ch. 16, § 332, 333, and 342


Country teams work through Geographic Combatant Commands (GCCs) to nominate proposals to the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the Joint Staff for approval; DSCA provides program management and execution through the following DoD Defense Institutional Capacity Building programs and organizations managed by DSCA.


Annual Appropriation:

MoDA—Defense Wide Operations and Maintenance and Overseas Contingency Operations Fund

Regional Centers—Defense Wide Operations and Maintenance and funding from International and Interagency Partners

ISG—Defense Wide Operations and Maintenance and Title 22 funding