The U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Grants Program

The U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) supports projects to preserve a wide range of cultural heritage in more than 100 countries, including historic buildings, archaeological sites, ethnographic objects, paintings, manuscripts, and indigenous languages and other forms of traditional cultural expression.

Funding: Awards will range from USD10,000 to USD500,000.

The competition for AFCP 2022 Grants Program is now open! The application deadline to submit concept notes to U.S. Embassy is January 9, 2023.

The Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation was established by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in 2001 to help countries preserve their cultural heritage and to demonstrate U.S. respect for different cultures around the world.

To Apply, please use the templates below for initial application, for more information on the criteria please click here.

Please note that issuance of this funding opportunity does not constitute an award commitment on the part of the AFCP program or the U.S. government. AFCP reserves the right to waive program formalities and to reduce, revise, or increase project scopes and budgets in accordance with the needs of the program and the availability of funds.

For further information on the competition, please contact