Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation 2020 Large Grants Program


Funding Opportunity ID: 321898
Opportunity Number: PAS-CHISINAU-FY20-02-AFCP
Opportunity Title: Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation 2020 Large Grants Program
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Other (see text field entitled “Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity” for clarification)
Category Explanation: The AFCP Large Grants Program supports the preservation of major ancient archaeological sites, historic buildings and monuments, and major museum collections that are accessible to the public and protected by law in the host country. Appropriate project activities may include: 1. Preventive conservation (addressing conditions that damage or threaten the site) 2. Stabilization (reducing the physical disturbance [e.g., settling, collapse] of a site) 3. Conservation (addressing damage or deterioration to a collection or sites) 4. Consolidation (connecting or reconnecting elements of a site) 5. Anastylosis (reassembling a site from its original parts) 6. Restoration (replacing missing elements to recreate the original appearance of a site, usually appropriate only with fine arts, decorative arts, and historic buildings)
CFDA Number(s): 19.025
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: Eligible project applicants are reputable and accountable non-commercial entities that are registered and active in and able to demonstrate that they have the requisite experience and capacity to manage projects to preserve cultural heritage. This may include non-governmental organizations, museums, ministries of culture, or similar institutions and organizations, including U.S.-based organizations subject to Section 501(c)(3) of the tax code.
Agency Code: DOS-MDA
Agency Name: Department of State
U.S. Mission to Moldova
Posted Date: Oct 25, 2019
Close Date: Dec 09, 2019
Last Updated Date: Oct 25, 2019
Award Ceiling: $800,000
Award Floor: $200,000
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Expected Number of Awards: 10
Description: The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the 2020 Large Grants Program of the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP). The Ambassadors Fund was established by the U.S. Congress in 2000 to help countries preserve their cultural heritage and to demonstrate U.S. respect for different cultures around the world. Last year grants ranged from US $245,000 to US $500,000. The minimum amount of an award is $200,000, and the maximum is $800,000. This opportunity consists of two application rounds: Round 1 (Project Abstract) and Round 2 (Full Application). The deadline for submitting project abstracts in English to the U.S. Embassy in Chisinau is 5:30pm on Monday, December 9, 2019. For abstracts that advance to Round 2, the submission deadline for full project applications is February 11, 2020. Applicants will be notified of the Round 1 results by the end of December 2019. For more details please see attached Related Documents.
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