U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP)

Applications Are Open

Large Grants Competition

The U.S. Mission to South Africa is accepting project abstracts for the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2019 Large Grants Program.

The U.S. Mission to South Africa and the Cultural Heritage Center (“the Center”) of the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs request project abstracts for partnership-based projects to preserve significant cultural heritage sites through the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP).

The AFCP Large Grants Program supports the preservation of major ancient archaeological sites, historic buildings and monuments, and major museum collections that are accessible to the public and protected by law in the host country.  The floor on the amount of awards is $200,000 per projects.

Download the Notice of Funding Opportunity (DOS-PTA-AFCPL19) (PDF 393 KB) »

Small Grants Program

The U.S. Mission to South Africa is accepting Letters of Intent and Project Abstracts for the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2019 Small Grants Program.

The AFCP Small Grants Program supports the preservation of cultural sites or objects and museum collections of historical or cultural significance to South Africans.  Individual awards range from $10,000 to $200,00.

Download the Notice of Funding Opportunity (DOS-PTA-AFCPS19) (PDF 395 KB) »