Deadline: 6 December 2019
The Embassy of the United States of America in Tegucigalpa is accepting project proposals for its U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2020 Small Grants Competition to support projects to protect and preserve the cultural patrimony of Honduras.
The AFCP supports preservation projects in the following categories:
- CULTURAL SITES: conservation of an ancient or historic building, preservation of an archaeological site, or documentation of cultural sites in a region for preservation purposes.
- CULTURAL OBJECTS AND COLLECTIONS: conservation needs assessment and treatment, inventory of a collection for conservation purposes; the creation of safe environments for storage or display of collections; or specialized training in the care and preservation of collections.
- FORMS OF TRADITIONAL CULTURAL EXPRESSION: documentation and audiovisual recording of traditional music, indigenous languages and dance forms for broad dissemination as the means of teaching and further preserving them, or support for training in the preservation of traditional applied arts or crafts in danger of extinction.
The funds for projects range from $10,000 to $200,000 to be carried out for 12 to 60 months.
- Non-governmental organizations, museums, ministries of culture, and institutions protecting the cultural patrimony of Honduras, including U.S.-based organizations subject to Section 501(c)(3) of the tax code, that are registered and active in SAM.gov and able to demonstrate that they have experience and capacity to manage projects to preserve cultural heritage.
- The program will give consideration to proposals that can offer cost sharing with local funds and from other sources, such as governmental, international organizations, private sector, etc.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications at the address given on the website.
For more information, please visit https://hn.usembassy.gov/education-culture/afcp/