Посольство Сполучених Штатів Америки в Києві оголошує конкурс на отримання великих грантів ($200,000-$800,000) від Посольського фонду США зі збереження культурної спадщини (Фонд AFCP). Дедлайн - 5 грудня 2018 р. (далі - англ.).
1 PUPBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION OF THE U. S. EMBASSY IN UKRAINE U. S. AMBASSADORS FUND FOR CULTURAL PRESERVATION (AFCP) 2019 CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR LARGE PROJECTS ($200,000-$800,000) Deadline for Round 1 Applications: December 05, 2018, 11.59 p.m. Kyiv time PROGRAM OBJECTIVES:
The U.S. Embassy in Kyiv is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the U. S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Large Grants Program-2019. The Program aims to preserve major ancient archaeological sites, historic buildings and monuments, and major museum collections that are accessible to the public and protected by law in Ukraine. ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS: Qualified entities may apply for support. As defined by the AFCP program, these are reputable and accountable non-commercial entities, such as non-governmental organizations, museums, ministries of culture, or similar institutions and organizations, including U.S.-based organizations subject to Section 501(c)(3) of the tax code, that are registered and active in SAM.gov and are able to demonstrate that they have the requisite experience and capacity to manage large-scale projects to preserve cultural heritage.
FUNDING AREAS: The program supports the preservation of significant cultural and historic sites that are globally or nationally significant, accessible to the public and protected by law. The types of sites include major archaeological sites, historic buildings and monuments and major museum collections, which possess exceptional value in illustrating or interpreting the heritage of the host country or the surrounding region. Appropriate project activities may include: • preventive conservation (addressing conditions that damage or threaten the site) • stabilization (reducing the physical disturbance [settling, collapse, etc.] of a site) • conservation (addressing damage or deterioration to a collection or sites) • consolidation (connecting or reconnecting elements of a site) • anastylosis (reassembling a site from its original parts) • restoration (replacing missing elements to recreate the original appearance of a site, usually appropriate only with fine arts, decorative arts, and historic buildings).
COMPETITION: The application process for the AFCP Large Grants Program takes place in two rounds: Project Application (Round 1) and Full Project Proposal (Round 2). Applicants who receive a favorable rating will be invited to submit complete project proposals around January-February 2019. INELIGIBLE ACTIVITIES AND UNALLOWABLE COSTS: 2 A. Preservation or purchase of privately or commercially owned cultural objects, collections, or real property; B. Preservation of natural heritage (physical, biological, and geological formations, paleontological collections, habitats of threatened species of animals and plants, fossils, etc.); C. Preservation of hominid or human remains; D. Preservation of news media (newspapers, newsreels, radio and TV programs, etc.); E. Preservation of published materials available elsewhere (books, periodicals, etc.); F. Development of course curricula or educational materials for classroom use; G. Archaeological excavations or exploratory surveys for research purposes; H. Historical research, except in cases where the research is justifiable and integral to the success of the proposed project; I. Acquisition or creation of new exhibits, objects, or collections for new or existing museums; J. Construction of new buildings, building additions, or permanent coverings (over archaeological sites, for example); K. Commissions of new works of art or architecture for commemorative or economic development purposes; L. Creation of new or the modern adaptation of existing traditional dances, songs, chants, musical compositions, plays, or other performances; M. Creation of replicas or re-creation of cultural objects or sites that no longer exist; N. Relocation of cultural sites from one physical location to another; O. Removal of cultural objects or elements of cultural sites from the country for any reason; P. Digitization of cultural objects or collections, unless part of a larger, clearly defined conservation effort; Q. Conservation plans or other studies, unless they are one component of a larger project to implement the results of those studies; R. Cash reserves, endowments or revolving funds (funds must be expended within the award period and may not be used to create an endowment or revolving fund); S. Costs of fund-raising campaigns; T. Contingency, unforeseen, or miscellaneous costs or fees; U. Costs of work performed prior to announcement of the award; V. International travel, except in cases where travel is justifiable and integral to the success of the proposed project; W. Travel or study outside the host country for professional development; X. Independent U.S. projects overseas. SPECIAL NOTE: An item with a religious connection may be the subject of a cultural preservation grant if the item is nominated solely on the basis of architectural, artistic, historical or other cultural (not religious) criteria. 3 AWARD AMOUNT: The AFCP will accept proposals for projects valued from $200,000 to $800,000.
PROJECT SELECTION CRITERIA AND TIMEFRAME: U.S. Embassy in Kyiv will review and rate all project applications received by the December deadline. We will forward the highest rated proposals to the Cultural Heritage Center (the Center) in U.S. by December 21, 2018. Around January-February 2019, the Center will invite Embassies whose project abstracts received a favorable rating by the Center to submit full project applications. Please use the Application package for submitting proposals for Round 1. HOW TO
SUBMIT APPLICATION FOR Round 1: Filled in Application Form with attachments for Round 1 should be sent in English and Ukrainian or Russian to: [email protected] E-mail # 1: English language controlling version of the project: In the subject line of your e-mail message please write: "AFCP-2019 Large Project” ENG, [Oblast in Ukraine], [Project Title]": 1) Application Eng; 2) Budget Eng; 3) CV director Eng; 4) CV Project manager Eng; 5) Permission Ministry Eng; 6) Permission local Eng; 7) SF-424; 8)SF-424A; 9) SF-424B; 10) SF-LLL E-mail #2: Ukrainian language version of the project: In the subject line of your e-mail message please write: "AFCP-2019 Large Project” UKR, [Oblast in Ukraine], [Project Title]": 2) Application Ukr; 2) Budget Ukr; 3) CV director Ukr; 4) CV Project manager Ukr; 5) Permission Ministry Ukr; 6) Permission local Ukr; 7) Photos 1-3.
We recommend you limit the size of your e-mail to 15 MB. Our systems will not deliver larger messages. We will not review proposals which are placed on remote sites or contain archived attachments. We will confirm receipt of your proposal via e-mail within three working days. If you will not receive confirmation, please call 38-044- 521-5788 by December 11, 2018.
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