Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Large Grants Program

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Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Large Grants Program: FUNDING OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION The U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh and the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State are pleased to announce the fiscal year 2018 call for proposals for the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Large Grants Program. The Fund is aimed at preserving cultural sites or objects that have historical or cultural significance for Cambodia. Floor on Amount of Individual Awards: US $200,000 per project. Since 2008, awards made through this program for new large-scale projects have ranged from $200,000 to $979,000 with an average award amount of $480,000. GOALS OF FUNDING OPPORTUNITY 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. FUNDING AREAS - SPECIFIC TO THE AFCP 2018 ANNUAL COMPETITION The AFCP Large Grants Program gives top priority to project activities that are appropriate and in keeping with international cultural heritage preservation standards. An appropriate preservation activity is one that protects the values of the site as they are understood by stakeholder. Stakeholders may include national, regional, or local cultural authorities; the local community; and others with vested interests in the site and the outcome of a project. Appropriate project activities may include: • 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 the 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 2018: • 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
Federal Grant Title: Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Large Grants Program
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Cambodia (DOS-KHM)
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: CB600-18-PAS-003
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.025
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: January 5th, 2018
Original Application Deadline: January 5th, 2018
Posted Date: December 7th, 2017
Creation Date: December 7th, 2017
Archive Date: January 6th, 2018
Total Program Funding: $979,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $979,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $200,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: December 7th, 2017
Category Explanation
Cultural heritage conservation
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
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.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
U.S. Embassy Phnom Penh for application instruction and submission
Grant Announcement Contact
Soreimeas Norn
Program Management Specialist
Phone 023728048
This is my main email address where I can answer any of your questions.
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