NOFO – 2018 AFCP Large Grants Competition

NOTICE OF FUNDING OPPORTUNITY FOR U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2018 large Grants Competition  Funding Opportunity Number:  PAS-COL-AFCP-LG-2018 Funding Instrument Type: Grant Program Authorization: “Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961” P.L. 87-256  CFDA Number: 19.025  Floor on Amount of Individual Awards: US $200,000 per project  Email:  ColomboPDGrants@state.gov Deadline: December 6, 2017   ...
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NOFO – AFCP 2017 Small Grants Competition

The Embassy of the United States is pleased to announce the call for proposals for the 2017 U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2017 Small Grants Competition. The AFCP was established in 2001 in collaboration with the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) to assist countries in preserving their cultural ...
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Deputy Chief of Mission’s Remarks for AFCP Galle Fort World Heritage Site Documentation Closing Ceremony

As Prepared: Good afternoon everyone and thank you to everyone who helped organize this event today. A special thanks to project co-directors Professor P.B. Mandawala and architect Prasanna Ratnayake, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura Sampath Amaratuge, friends from the Central Cultural Fund, Galle Maritime Archaeological Museum, Galle Heritage Foundation, and other distinguished guests.  ...
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U.S. Ambassador’s Fund Helps Preserve Sri Lankan Ritual Dances for Future Generations

As part of continued U.S. support for the preservation of Sri Lanka’s cultural heritage, the Embassy of the United States of America has awarded a grant to the University of Peradeniya to document and preserve four traditional ritual dance forms and related crafts. “We are proud to partner with the University of Peradeniya in its ...
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