Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Large Grants Program

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Opportunity ID: 322314
Opportunity Number: PAS-CB-600-20-PAS-0003
Opportunity Title: Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Large Grants Program
Opportunity Category: Other
Opportunity Category Explanation: Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Large Grants Program
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 Fund was established to help countries preserve their cultural heritage. For Cambodia, it is aimed at preserving major ancient archaeological sites, historic buildings and monuments, and major museum collections that have historical or cultural significance and are accessible to the public and protected by law in Cambodia. The projects selected to receive funding through the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) will advance U.S. diplomatic goals and demonstrate the depth of U.S. respect for the cultural heritage of Cambodia. Proposal shall advance U.S. foreign policy objectives and demonstrate American leadership in the preservation and protection of cultural heritage around the world.
CFDA Number(s): 19.025
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: AFCP defines eligible project applicants as reputable and accountable non-commercial entities, such as 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, that are registered and active in SAM.gov and able to demonstrate that they have the requisite experience and capacity to manage projects to preserve cultural heritage.
Agency Code: DOS-KHM
Agency Name: Department of State
U.S. Mission to Cambodia
Posted Date: Nov 08, 2019
Last Updated Date: Nov 07, 2019
Estimated Synopsis Post Date:
Fiscal Year: 2020
Award Ceiling: $800,000
Award Floor: $200,000
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Expected Number of Awards:
Description: FUNDING AREAS – SPECIFIC TO THE AFCP 2019 ANNUAL COMPETITION The AFCP Large Grant 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: A. Preventive conservation (addressing conditions that damage or threaten the site) B. Stabilization (reducing the physical disturbance [settling, collapse, etc.] of a site) C. Conservation (addressing damage or deterioration to a collection or sites) D. Consolidation (connecting or reconnecting elements of a site) E. Anastylosis (reassembling a site from its original parts) F. Restoration (replacing missing elements to recreate the original appearance of a site, usually appropriate only with fine arts, decorative arts, and historic buildings) FUNDING PRIORITIES – SPECIFIC TO THE AFCP 2018 ANNUAL COMPETITION Applications for projects that directly support one or more of the following will receive additional consideration in FY 2019: · U.S. treaty or bilateral agreement obligations, such as cultural property agreements; · Disaster risk reduction for cultural heritage in seismically active and other disaster-prone areas; · Post-disaster cultural heritage recovery; · Preservation of inscribed World Heritage sites.
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