Through the AFCP program, the U.S. Department of State supports projects that seek to preserve cultural heritage in Antigua and Barbuda; Barbados; Dominica; Grenada; St. Kitts and Nevis; St. Lucia; and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
Funded projects may include:
- Cultural sites: Such as, but not limited to, the conservation of historic buildings, the preservation of an archaeological site, or the documentation of cultural sites in a region for preservation purposes.
- Cultural objects and collections: From a museum, site, or similar institution, including but not limited to, archaeological and ethnographic objects, paintings, sculptures, manuscripts, and general museum conservation needs.
- Forms of traditional cultural expression: Such as the documentation and audiovisual recording of traditional music, preservation of indigenous languages, and support for training in the preservation of traditional applied arts or crafts in danger of extinction.
- Must be non-commercial entities, such as non-governmental organizations, museums, ministries of culture, or similar institutions and organizations.
- Must be able to demonstrate that you have the requisite experience and capacity to manage projects to preserve cultural heritage.