The U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) supports the preservation of cultural sites, cultural objects, and forms of traditional cultural expression in more than 100 developing countries around the world.
AFCP-supported projects include the restoration of ancient and historic buildings, assessment and conservation of rare manuscripts and museum collections, preservation and protection of important archaeological sites, and the documentation of vanishing traditional craft techniques and indigenous languages.
The U.S. Embassy in Lusaka and the Cultural Heritage Center (“the Center”) of the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs are pleased to announce the 2022 call for proposals for the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) Grants Competition.
Utilize This Offer
1. Project proposals will be accepted from among the following:
a) Non-governmental organizations;
c) Government Ministries of Culture or similar institutions.
2. Preservation projects should be in at least one the following three categories:
a) Cultural Objects and Collections from a museum, site or similar institution;
b) Cultural sites;
c) Forms of Traditional Cultural Expression.
The Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) supports small, medium and large-scale projects:
• Award Floor: US$10,000.
• Award Ceiling: US$500,000.
The deadline for submitting a concept note and supporting budget for Round 1 to the Embassy is December 10, 2021.
For more information, please visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=336493