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2016 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Large Grants Program

Post Date

January 15th 2016

Application Due Date

February 8th 2016

Round One: Project Abstract submission deadline : Monday February 8, 2016 at no later than 12:00 p.m. EST Round Two: Only Shortlisted applicants (notified by email) will further need to submit a full proposal. Full Project Proposal submission dea

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The U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) was created by the U.S. Congress in 2001. The objective of the AFCP grant award is to advance U.S. foreign policy objectives and demonstrate American leadership in the preservation and protection of cultural heritage around the world. Under the Large Grants Program there are two application rounds. For Round one, project abstracts are required, and if selected to advance to Round 2, full proposals will be required.

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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 able to demonstrate that they have the requisite experience and capacity to manage projects to preserve cultural heritage.


  • Award Range:

    $200000 - $500000

Grant Description

For 2016, U.S. Embassy, Kingston is asking for proposals ranging from large grants _ US$200,000 to US$500,000. Project proposals can range from one to three years. In furtherance of the AFCP key objective, project abstracts and full grant proposals for projects must meet one or more of the following areas / priorities: Areas: Preservation of major ancient archaeological sites, historic buildings and monuments, and major museum collections that is accessible to the public and protected by law. Priorities: ╢ Preventive conservation (addressing conditions that damage or threaten the site) ╢ Stabilization (reducing the physical disturbance [settling, collapse, etc.] of a site) ╢ Conservation (addressing damage or deterioration to a collection or sites) ╢ Consolidation (connecting or reconnecting elements of a site) ╢ Anastylosis (reassembling a site from its original parts) ╢ Restoration (replacing missing elements to recreate the original appearance of a site, usually appropriate only with fine arts, decorative arts, and historic buildings)

Contact Information

  • Agency

    Department of State

  • Office:

    U.S. Mission to Jamaica

  • Agency Contact:

    Shayzan McBeam
    Cultural Affairs Assistant
    Phone 1-876-702-6113

  • Agency Mailing Address:

    Federal Agency email

  • Agency Email Address:

  • More Information:

    U.S. Embassy Kingston website

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