Grant opportunity for cultural preservation: First Aid to Documentary Heritage Under Threat

Grant opportunity to preserve documentary heritage (manuscripts, rare books, archives, and other kinds of written records).  

Photo (C) Fundacion Conservartecuador, grantee of the second round of the call for proposals



The Prince Claus Fund (Netherlands) and the Whiting Foundation (New York) are currently accepting proposals for their joint “First Aid to Documentary Heritage Under Threat” program. The program awards grants averaging €15,000 for projects to conserve threatened documentary cultural heritage in Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean, and Eastern Europe. During this cycle, Prince Claus and Whiting are encouraging applications from Southeast Asia, Central Asia, Central Africa, South America, and the Caribbean. The final deadline for statements of interest, which Prince Claus and Whiting will accept in either English, French, or Spanish, is January 10, 2020. They will evaluate applications on a rolling basis until then.

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