LCG Awarded $4M Contract to Support National Institute on Drug Abuse

WASHINGTON, DC (Sept. 9, 2015) — LCG, a fast-growing, leading provider of innovative grants management and technology solutions to federal agencies in the areas of health and science, announced today it has been awarded a $4 million contract by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to provide core IT service support to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, part of the National Institutes of Health. Under the terms of the contract, Rockville-based LCG will deliver project management, professional and technical support services necessary to operate NIDA’s integrated IT environment. 

“We’re extremely honored to have this opportunity to once again work with NIDA and support its mission of advancing drug abuse research,” said Matthew Briddell, vice president at LCG. “Our team looks forward to applying our in-depth understanding of the NIDA culture together with our comprehensive technical expertise to develop innovative solutions that will help the organization gain valuable operational efficiencies.”

Under the contract, which began July 1, LCG will provide a broad range of services and technology systems support, including:

  • Comprehensive end-user information technology support.
  • Network administration service.
  • Server and systems administration for several operating systems.
  • Network engineering capabilities.
  • Desktop and infrastructure security services.

Additionally, LCG will develop and implement industry-standard practice and procedures necessary to provide the full range of IT infrastructure operations, maintenance and end-user support to help NIDA accomplish its goals.

NIDA’s mission is to lead the nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction. By working closely with NIDA personnel and resources, LCG will ensure that its strategic approach to the institute’s information technology program fully supports NIDA’s mission and functions.

About LCG

LCG is a fast-growing, leading provider of innovative grants management and technology solutions to federal agencies. For more than 25 years, LCG has worked closely with government organizations in the areas of health and science to achieve maximum operational efficiencies and funding support to drive ongoing mission success. Founded in 1990, LCG is a minority-owned small business based in Rockville, Maryland, with offices also in Arlington, Virginia. For more information, visit

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