Call for Proposals: U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation 2016 (November 17, 2015)

The U.S. Mission to Nigeria and the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State are pleased to announce the 2016 call for proposals for the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP).

The AFCP was established to help countries preserve their 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 Nigeria.  The fund is aimed at preserving cultural sites, objects, and forms of expression that have historical or cultural significance to the cultural heritage of Nigeria.  Grant awards may range from $10,000 to $200,000.

The deadline for submitting a proposal in English is Thursday, December 31, 2015.  For information on submitting a proposal and to view AFCP application guidelines, please visit http://www.grants.gov/view-opportunity.html?oppId=280093.