$400,000 for the Preservation of Ukraine’s Cultural Heritage

Thursday, August 26, 2021
$400,000 for the Preservation of Ukraine’s Cultural Heritage

The USA embassy in Ukraine has announced the results of the competition for grants under the "USA Embassy's Cultural Heritage Preservation Program (AFCP) 2021"

In general, the winners of the program will be allocated $ 400,000 for invest.com/investing-in-ukraine/starting-business-in-ukraine/start-a-project/" rel="dofollow">projects of preservation of the cultural heritage of Ukraine in Chernivtsi, Vinnytsia and Luhansk.

As noted, grants received:

  • Chernivtsi National University named after Yuriy Fedkovych, the project Preservation of the Marble Hall of the University of the 19th century ($363,784);
  • Vinnytsia Regional Museum of Local Lore, the project Preservation of ethnographic objects related to the 19th century Ukrainian composer Mykola Leontovych ($27,917);
  • Public organization "Vybor" from Luhansk oblast: project Documentation of architectural monuments of Luhansk oblast ($17,285).

The U.S. Embassy's  Cultural Heritage Preservation Fund has supported more than 1,000 projects in more than 130 countries over 20 years, the embassy said. The United States has invested more than $1,7 mln in 18 projects of cultural heritage restoration in Ukraine.

The U.S. Embassy also announced a call for proposals for 2022 grants as part of the Foundation's AFCP program.

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