The U.S. Embassy Amman is pleased to announce the opening of FY21 Cultural Property Agreement Implementation Grants for projects that contribute to the implementation of provisions in emergency determinations or cultural property agreements between the United States and foreign governments.
The competition is administered through the U.S. Cultural Antiquities Task Force (CATF) and is organized through U.S. embassies in countries with which the United States has a signed bilateral cultural property agreement, The U.S. embassy seeks Concept Notes for projects that advance the aims of bilateral agreement or where emergency import restrictions on archaeological and ethnological material are in effect under the Convention on Cultural Property Implementation Act to protect Jordan’s cultural heritage. Applications for projects that foster cooperation, build best practices, and engage communities will be considered.
If an action plan to implement a cultural property agreement is in place, then any proposed projects must link directly to a very limited number of activities in the action plan.
Applications for projects that foster cooperation, build best practices, and engage communities through the following types of activities will be considered:
- Length of performance period:12 to 36 months;
- Number of awards anticipated: 4-8 awards (dependent on amounts);
- Award amounts: CATF does not have minimum or maximum budget requirements however, projects typically cost $50,000 – $100,000;
- Total available funding: $400,000.
- Eligible applicants include Institutions of Higher Education, Non-Profit Organizations, Public Entities, museums, relevant government ministries U.S. Non-Profit Organizations 501(c)(3) and U.S. Institutions of Higher Education.
For more information, visit https://jo.usembassy.gov/funding-opportunity-title%E2%80%AF-fy21-cultural-property-agreement-implementation-grants/