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New funding available now from the Cultural Protection Fund

The British Council and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport are delighted to announce the continuation of the Cultural Protection Fund with a new round of funding (up to £100k) now available for projects relating to Libya, Syria and Yemen.

Thanks to additional Official Development Assistance (ODA) funding allocated for 2020-2021, we are able to continue to support organisations to protect cultural heritage that is at risk of being lost forever.

Read more about the funding available at https://www.britishcouncil.org/arts/culture-development/our-stories/fundingforcpf

 

Expressions of interest now open for projects relating to Libya, Syria and Yemen

We are now accepting expressions of interest for projects (up to £100k) that will encourage creative solutions to protect heritage at risk in these countries.

Deadline for expressions of interest: 23 December 2019

Find out more and submit your proposal at https://www.britishcouncil.org/arts/culture-development/cultural-protection-fund/apply/grants-libya-syria-yemen

 

Information sessions for applicants

Have an idea for a project relating to Libya, Syria and Yemen? Join one of our online information sessions to speak to the team and find out more about the application process. The first session will be hosted on the 19th November 2019.

Find out more and sign up at https://www.britishcouncil.org/arts/culture-development/cultural-protection-fund/apply/grants-libya-syria-yemen

 

About the Cultural Protection Fund

The £30m Cultural Protection Fund, a partnership between the British Council and the UK Government’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), was established in 2016 to protect heritage at risk in 12 countries in and around the Middle East and North Africa. Since then, 51 grants have been awarded to protect heritage and support communities.

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