Donor: U.S. Mission to Bangladesh
Application procedure: Full Proposal
Donor base: United States
Reference number: PDS-DHAKA-NOFO-FY2023-02
Eligible applicants: Non-Profit Organisation, Social Business
Deadline: 22.12.2022

Financial details

Grant size: Medium - up to $1,000,000
Minimum grant size: -
Total available budget: -
Funding type: Grants
Maximum grant size: 500.000$
Funding ratio: up to 100%


  • Arts & Culture

Project Locations

  1. Asia



1) Objective

The U.S. Embassy in Dhaka is now accepting Concept Notes for the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) fiscal year 2023 competition. The deadline for the announcement to submit the concept notes to the U.S. Embassy is 11:59 p.m. Bangladesh Standard Time on Thursday, December 22, 2022. Submissions received after this date will not be considered. Selected applicants will be asked to submit full project proposals shortly after. Appropriate project activities may include:

a) Anastylosis (reassembling a site from its original parts)
b) Conservation (addressing damage or deterioration to an object or site)
c) Consolidation (connecting or reconnecting elements of an object or site)
d) Documentation (recording in analog or digital format the condition and salient features of an object, site, or tradition)
e) Inventory (listing of objects, sites, or traditions by location, feature, age, or other unifying characteristic or state)
f) Preventive Conservation (addressing conditions that threaten or damage a site, object, collection, or tradition)
g) 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)
h) Stabilization (reducing the physical disturbance of an object or site)

2) Eligibility

The Cultural Heritage Center defines eligible project applicants as reputable and accountable non-commercial entities that can demonstrate they have the requisite capacity to manage projects to preserve cultural heritage. Eligible implementers may include non-governmental organizations, museums, educational institutions, ministries of culture, or similar institutions and organizations, including U.S.-based education institutions and organizations subject to Section 501(c)(3) of the tax code.

3) Location

Actions must take place in Bangladesh.

4) Budget

Grants may range up to $500,000.

5) Application

The application deadline is 22 December 2022. The application process involves two rounds: In Round 1, the Embassy will collect project ideas in the form of concept notes. In Round 2, concept notes that will be selected will have to be transformed into full project applications for submission.

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