U.S. Embassy Inaugurates 18th Century Octagonal Krishna Temple Restoration Project

November 1, 2019 Patan – The U.S. Embassy awarded $150,000 through the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) to the Kathmandu Valley Preservation Trust for the conservation of Octagonal Krishna Temple that was severely damaged during the 2015 earthquakes. During a ceremony in Patan Durbar Square, U.S. Ambassador to Nepal Randy W. Berry, Ambassador at …

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Call for Abstracts: AFCP Large Grants Program FY 2020

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE BUREAU OF EDUCATIONAL & CULTURAL AFFAIRS CULTURAL HERITAGE CENTER U.S. AMBASSADORS FUND FOR CULTURAL PRESERVATION LARGE GRANTS PROGRAM Fiscal Year 2020  CALL FOR ABSTRACTS  (Submission Deadline: Friday, December 6, 2019)  The U.S. Embassy in Kathmandu is accepting project abstracts for the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2020 Large Grants Program.  …

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Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO): AFCP Small Grant Program FY 2020

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE BUREAU OF EDUCATIONAL & CULTURAL AFFAIRS CULTURAL HERITAGE CENTER U.S. AMBASSADORS FUND FOR CULTURAL PRESERVATION SMALL GRANTS COMPETITION Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) FISCAL YEAR 2020 (Deadline: Friday, December 6, 2019) The U.S. Embassy in Kathmandu is now accepting project proposals for the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) fiscal year …

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Community Solutions Program 2020 Applications Now Open

ABOUT THE COMMUNITY SOLUTIONS PROGRAM The Community Solutions Program (CSP), sponsored by the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and implemented by IREX, provides the best and brightest community leaders from around the world with an intensive, four-month U.S.-based, professional development program that includes a substantive hands-on learning experience in the …

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2021 Diversity Visa Program Opens

October 2, 2019 The application period for the 2021 Diversity Visa (DV) program opens at noon Eastern Standard Time, October 2, 2019 (9:45 pm local time in Nepal; Ashwin 15, 2076 B.S.), and closes at noon, Eastern Standard Time, November 5, 2019 (10:45 pm local time; Kartik 19, 2076 B.S.).  We strongly encourage DV program …

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Call for Applications: The International Writing Program (IWP) 2019 Summer Writing Camp

“BETWEEN THE LINES (BTL): Peace and the Writing Experience” residency program in Iowa City from July 13-27, 2019. Application deadline: March 8, 2019. Since 2008, Between the Lines (BTL) has hosted young writers at the University of Iowa for a cultural exchange program that focuses on the art and craft of creative writing. Participants, aged …

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