CAORC Call for Applications: Grants to Preserve Yemen’s Cultural Heritage

Deadline: 1 June 2018

Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) has announced the call for applications for the Kaplan Responsive Preservation Initiative (RPI).

For this application cycle, CAORC is actively encouraging proposals that seek to undertake emergency cultural heritage preservation and documentation efforts within Yemen.

The program is designed to aid in the preservation of the cultural heritage resources associated with multiple archaeological sites in countries within American overseas research centers’ networks.

Funding Information

  • The maximum grant award is $8,500 USD per project; however, projects with smaller budgets of between $2,000 and $3,000 USD are especially encouraged to apply.
  • For projects with budgets above $8,500 USD, applicants must demonstrate how the additional, non-awarded amount will be funded.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Professionals of any nationality working to preserve archaeological sites and related CHRs in countries where permanent American overseas research centers’ networks exist are encouraged to apply. For this cycle, CAORC is especially seeking eligible applicants with proposals focused on the preservation of Yemeni cultural heritage, preferably with key support and involvement from local Yemeni stakeholders. Individuals or teams may apply for funding. Biographies for all team members must be included in the proposal.
  • Proposed projects should address critical, emergency heritage preservation issues that need to be addressed quickly.
  • Projects may propose a time-bound intervention in any one of the following countries: Algeria, Cyprus, Egypt, Greece, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, the Palestinian Territories, Tunisia, Turkey, and Yemen; for this application cycle, projects based in Yemen will receive the highest priority.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

For more information, please visit Call for Applications.

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