Grant Opportunities

2022 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Grants Program (Belarus)

2022 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Grants Program (Belarus)

Deadline: 26-Nov-21

The U.S. Embassy in Belarus is pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2022 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) Grants Program to support projects to preserve a wide range of cultural heritage in more than 100 countries, including historic buildings, archaeological sites, ethnographic objects, paintings, manuscripts, and indigenous languages and other forms of traditional cultural expression.

The Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation was established by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in 2001 to help countries preserve their cultural heritage and to demonstrate U.S. respect for different cultures around the world.

Activities
The AFCP Grants Program supports the preservation of archaeological sites, historic buildings and monuments, museum collections, and forms of traditional cultural expression, such as indigenous languages and crafts. Appropriate project activities may include:

Anastylosis (reassembling a site from its original parts)
Conservation (addressing damage or deterioration to an object or site)
Consolidation (connecting or reconnecting elements of an object or site)
Documentation (recording in analog or digital format the condition and salient features of an object, site, or tradition)
Inventory (listing of objects, sites, or traditions by location, feature, age, or other unifying characteristic or state)
Preventive Conservation (addressing conditions that threaten or damage a site, object, collection, or tradition)
Restoration (replacing missing elements to recreate the original appearance of an object or site, usually appropriate only with fine arts, decorative arts, and historic buildings)
Stabilization (reducing the physical disturbance of an object or site)
Funding Information
The minimum amount is US $10,000 per project. The maximum amount is $25,000 per project. Proposed projects should be completed in 60 months or less.
Eligibility Criteria
Government agencies, cultural organizations, educational institutions, and NGOs may submit proposals.
For more information, visit https://by.usembassy.gov/ambassadors-fund-for-cultural-preservation-2022-grants-program/

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