U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2021 Small Grant Competition


Opportunity ID: 327284
Opportunity Number: PAS-JAKARTA-FY20-04
Opportunity Title: U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2021 Small Grant Competition
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: U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP)
CFDA Number(s): 19.025
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: Eligible Applicants: The following entities are eligible to apply: • Foreign Institution of Higher Education • Foreign Organization • Foreign Public Entity • U.S. Non-Profit Organization (501(c)(3)) • U.S. Institution of Higher Education
Agency Code: DOS-IDN
Agency Name: Department of State
U.S. Mission to Indonesia
Posted Date: May 22, 2020
Last Updated Date: May 22, 2020
Estimated Synopsis Post Date:
Fiscal Year: 2021
Award Ceiling: $200,000
Award Floor: $10,000
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Expected Number of Awards:
Description: Program Objectives: The Department of State established the AFCP at the request of Congress in Conference Report 106-1005 accompanying H.R. 4942 (October 26, 2000). The Senate report on this bill noted that the preservation of cultural heritage “offers an opportunity to show a different American face to other countries, one that is non-commercial, non-political, and non-military.” The AFCP Small Grants Competition supports the preservation of cultural sites, cultural objects and collections, and forms of traditional cultural expression in developing countries. Appropriate project activities may include: · In the case of 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 · In the case of cultural objects and collections: conservation treatment for an object or collection of objects from a museum, site, or similar institution—that include, but are not limited to, archaeological and ethnographic objects, paintings, sculpture, manuscripts, and general museum conservation needs; needs assessment of a collection with respect to its condition and strategies for improving its state of conservation; inventory of a collection for conservation and protection purposes; the creation of safe environments for storage or display of collections; or specialized training in the care and preservation of collections In the case of 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 extin
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