Designation of Authority

  1. The Grant Recipient shall provide to the DSCA a written communication that evidences the authority for incumbents of specifically named offices or specifically named individuals to sign the grant documents on its behalf. As a minimum the communication will contain the following:

    Sample Letter

    Director, Defense Security Cooperation Agency
    201 12th St South, Suite 203
    Arlington VA 22203-5408

    Dear Sir:


    The following officials of the Government of ____________ are duly authorized to execute and deliver documents as indicated below in connection with the Grant Agreement __________ between the Government of the United States and this Government:

    a. Grant Agreement:
    [Person’s Name(s) and/or Title(s) of Office(s)]________________

    b. Requests For Disbursement And Such Other Documents As May Be Required Under This Grant Agreement:
    [Person’s Name(s) and/or Title(s) of Office(s)]________________


    By _______________________
    (Name and Title Typed)
    Date: ____________________


    Copy to:
    Defense Finance and Accounting Service-IN
    Security Assistance Accounting/JAX
    8899 East 56th Street
    Indianapolis, IN 46249-6300


  2. The designation of authority letter shall be signed by an appropriate person empowered under the laws of the Grant Recipient to delegate to selected officials authority to sign documents as stated in the name of its Government. The Grant Recipient shall submit a designation of authority letter to DSCA containing the names and signatures of newly designated officials whenever changes occur.