U.S. Embassy in the Republic of the Marshall Islands: Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation

Deadline: 30 January 2017

The U.S. Embassy in Majuro is seeking applications for its U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP). AFCP was established to help countries preserve cultural heritage and to demonstrate U.S. respect for other cultures.

The projects selected to receive funding under this program will advance U.S. diplomatic goals and demonstrate the depth of U.S. respect for the cultural heritage of developing countries. The Fund is aimed at preserving cultural sites or objects that have a historical or cultural significance.

Funding Information

Grants usually range from $10,000 to $100,000, but may be higher for exceptional projects.

Funding Areas

  • Cultural Sites such as, (but is not limited to) historic buildings and archaeological site
  • Cultural Objects and Collections 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 need
  • Forms of Traditional Cultural Expression such as traditional music, indigenous languages and crafts.

Funding Priorities

  • 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.
  • Cultural Objects and Collections: Conservation treatment for an object or collection of objects; 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.
  • Forms of Traditional Cultural Expression: Documentation and audiovisual recording of traditional music 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 extinction.

Funding Priorities Specific

  • Directly support U.S. treaty or bilateral agreement obligations, such as cultural property protection agreements.
  • Support the preservation of inscribed World Heritage sites.
  • Support risk reduction and disaster preparedness for cultural sites and collections in seismically active and other disaster-prone areas.
  • Engage women, youth, or under-served communities.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Proposals are open to eligible applicants from all over Marshall Islands.
  • Eligible project applicants as reputable and accountable non-commercial entities, such as non-governmental organizations, museums, ministries of culture, or similar institutions and organizations that are able to demonstrate that they have the requisite experience and capacity to manage projects to preserve cultural heritage.
  • AFCP does not award grants to individuals, commercial entities, or to embassies or past award recipients which have not fulfilled the reporting requirements of previous AFCP awards.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

Eligible Country: Marshall Islands

For more information, please visit AFCP.

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