CVE Funding Applications - State Department

Waqas Mirza filed this request with the U.S. Department of State of the United States of America.
Tracking # F-2016-08033
Due Aug. 24, 2016
Est. Completion Dec. 31, 2017
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From: Waqas Mirza

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

All responses to and applications for the State Department's Countering Violent Extremism Notice of Funding Opportunity (funding opportunity number: CTP-CTAQM-15-031).

The grant opportunity is available here: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=283881.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Waqas Mirza

From: FOIA Request

Please provide a time frame for the records you are seeking. Thank you.

From: Waqas Mirza

You can restrict your search to records created from May 17, 2016 to July 5, 2016.

Thank you,

Waqas Mirza.

From: FOIA Request

Thank you

From: U.S. Department of State

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: FOIA Request

Your query has been forwarded to the FOIA Requester Status mailbox for reply.

From: FOIA Request

Your query has been forwarded to the FOIA Status Requester mailbox for reply.

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Mirza-At this time the estimated completion date is still 12/31/2017.
Regards,
Katrina
FOIA Requester Service Center

This email is UNCLASSIFIED.

From: FOIA Status

Dear Waqas Mirza,

This is a follow-up to your e-mail below concerning case control number F-2016-08033.

The Department's electronic case notes indicate the case is still open. The searches are still pending. Each case is different and the processing time depends on the complexity of information requested, the location of the information, and the time it takes to review the records.

The estimated completion date (ECD) for this case is December 31, 2017.

ECDs are subject to change and are "strictly" estimates and not intended to be used as "actual" dates of completion, due to various extenuating factors, which are beyond the control of the Branch, which may or may not include coordination with other Agencies during the process (referrals, concurrences, etc.). Interim release dates are provided, as applicable.

We appreciate your continued patience. I hope this information is helpful. If you have further concerns or any questions regarding any FOIA-related matter, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at (202) 261-8484, or fax us at (202) 261-8579 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov>.

S. Floyd
U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center

From: U.S. Department of State

Dear Mr. Mirza,

This is in response to your email below regarding FOIA Case Control Number F-2016-08033.

The Office of Information Programs and Services' electronic records system indicates that your request is being processed. We will provide an updated estimated date of completion when it becomes available.

The Department processes FOIA and Privacy Act requests on a first-in, first-out basis, and currently has a backlog of approximately 11,000 cases. As a result, there is presently a delay in the completion of FOIA and Privacy Act requests.

For your information, the Department of State has collection of records on its website and makes monthly postings of records previously released in response to FOIA requests. You may search the Department's website at www.foia.state.gov<http://www.foia.state.gov> for records that may be responsive to your request.

If you have further concerns or any questions regarding any FOIA-related matter, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at (202) 261-8484, or fax us at (202) 261-8579 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov>.

Sincerely,

U.S. Department of State

FOIA Requester Service Center

(202) 261-8484

foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov>

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