Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation

AFCP 2023 Grants Program
Call for Concept Notes


The U.S. Mission in Türkiye and the Cultural Heritage Center of the Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs of the Department of State are pleased to announce the call for concept notes for the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) Competition 2023.

The application process involves two rounds: In Round 1, the U.S. Mission in Türkiye will collect project ideas in the form of concept notes to be submitted to the Cultural Heritage Center after an initial evaluation. In Round 2, the Center will invite embassies with promising ideas to submit full project applications.

AFCP aims to support countries, including Türkiye, in preserving their cultural heritage and to demonstrate U.S. respect for other cultures.

Awards will range from $10,000 to $500,000. The Cultural Heritage Center anticipates funding globally 20 to 30 projects.


The deadline for submitting concept notes is Wednesday, November 30, 2022, 17:30 Türkiye time.

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