PDS-CHISINAU-FY22-08: Speakers Program (Deadline: February 18, 2022, 18:00 Chisinau Time)

The purpose of the Media Program is to strengthen independent media and to develop the local production capacity in Moldova in the interest of plurality of views, editorial independence, and the development of good quality local creative and informational content.

U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation 2022 Grants Competition 

The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the 2022 Grants Competition of the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP).

The U.S. Ambassadors Fund was established by the U.S. Congress in 2001 to help countries preserve their cultural heritage and to demonstrate U.S. respect for different cultures around the world. AFCP projects strengthen civil society, encourage good governance, and promote political and economic stability around the world. The minimum amount of an award is $10,000, and the maximum is $500,000.

The AFCP has provided over 1.5 million dollars in grants to fund projects throughout Moldova over the last two decades. These grants have helped to record traditional forms of Moldovan music and dance, build a Visitors Center and preserve the medieval bath complex in Orhei Vechi, preserve the Treasury Room Objects at the National History Museum of Moldova, preserve old and rare books at the National Library of Moldova, preserve Gagauz folklore, customs and rituals, and currently is helping to preserve the Assumption of the Virgin Mary Church in Causeni.

Competition format:

The application process involves two rounds: In Round 1, eligible project implementers will submit a concept note focused on objectives that may be accomplished through the proposed project. In Round 2 invited embassies will submit a full application, due April 18, 2022.

The deadline for submitting electronically Round 1 concept notes in English to the U.S. Embassy in Chisinau is 5:30 pm on Monday, December 13, 2021. The Round 1 results will be announced on or around January 15, 2022.

Currently there are no grant opportunities available