2024 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
November 21st, 2023
Close Date
December 22nd, 2023
Total Funding
$500,000.00
Award Ceiling
$500,000.00
Award Floor
$10,000.00
Expected No. Awards
3
Opportunity No.
AF-MAP-PD-FY24-02

Agency

U.S. Mission to Mozambique (DOS-MOZ)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Other

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The U.S. Mission to Mozambique is offering the 2024 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) grant. This grant supports the preservation of archaeological sites, historic buildings and monuments, museum collections, and forms of traditional cultural expression, such as indigenous languages and crafts. The AFCP Grants Program aims to fund projects that involve activities like anastylosis (reassembling a site from its original parts), conservation, consolidation, documentation, inventory, preventive conservation, restoration, and stabilization. The grant does not require cost sharing or matching. The estimated total program funding is $500,000, with an award ceiling of $500,000 and an award floor of $10,000. The expected number of awards is 3. The eligible applicants include non-governmental organizations, not-for-profit museums, not-for-profit educational institutions, ministries of culture or similar institutions and organizations, U.S.-based educational institutions, and U.S. non-profit organizations subject to Section 501(c)(3) of the tax code. The closing date for applications is December 22, 2023. For more information, you can contact the Maputo Public Diplomacy Section at maputopdproposals@state.gov.

Description

The AFCP Grants Program supports the preservation of archaeological sites, historic buildings and monuments, museum collections, and forms of traditional cultural expression, such as indigenous languages and crafts. Appropriate project activities may include: Anastylosis (reassembling a site from its original parts). Conservation (addressing damage or deterioration to an object or site). Consolidation (connecting or reconnecting elements of an object or site). Documentation (recording in analog or digital format the condition and salient features of an object, site, or tradition). Inventory (listing of objects, sites, or traditions by location, feature, age, or other unifying characteristic or state). Preventive Conservation (addressing conditions that threaten or damage a site, object, collection, or tradition). Restoration (replacing missing elements to recreate the original appearance of an object or site, usually appropriate only with fine arts, decorative arts, and historic buildings). Stabilization (reducing the physical disturbance of an object or site).

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Type
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