2016 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Large Grants Program

The summary for the 2016 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Large Grants Program grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the US Mission to Jamaica, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
2016 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Large Grants Program: 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)
Federal Grant Title: 2016 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Large Grants Program
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Jamaica
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Earmark
Funding Opportunity Number: S-JM370-16-GR-002
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.025
CFDA Descriptions: U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation
Current Application Deadline: Feb 8, 2016 Round One: Project Abstract submissio
Original Application Deadline: Feb 8, 2016 Round One: Project Abstract submissio
Posted Date: Jan 15, 2016
Creation Date: Jan 15, 2016
Archive Date: Mar 9, 2016
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $500,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $200,000
Expected Number of Awards: 10
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Category Explanation
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.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
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.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
U.S. Embassy Kingston website
Grant Announcement Contact
Shayzan McBeam Cultural Affairs Assistant Phone 1-876-702-6113
Federal Agency email

U.S. Mission to Jamaica 703-875-5117
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