Deadline:

31 March 2020 at 17:00 CET

Location:

Online

(Award)

Description

OPEN CALL EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS FOR CULTURAL HERITAGE UNDER THREAT

For the second time, the Prince Claus Fund and the Gerda Henkel Foundation announce an Open Call for Proposals specifically aimed at Emergency Preparedness for Cultural Heritage under Threat.

More Details

This Call aims to support the development and implementation of more preparatory measures for heritage buildings, collections, and sites to protect these in case a disaster occurs. We encourage organisations to enhance their emergency preparedness by implementing lessons learned during previous incidents.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • cultural heritage
  • disaster management

Required Languages

English

Eligible Countries

EGYPT, SYRIA, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SAUDI ARABIA, EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, BAHRAIN, OMAN, YEMEN, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, TURKEY, IRAN, CYPRUS, COMOROS, & OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA.

Program Period

Complete applications will receive final decisions by the end of November 2020, at the latest.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • The project must aim to prepare for the protection of tangible cultural heritage in
    emergency situations caused by an acute, current or impending disaster.
  • The country in which the intervention is to take place must be in Africa, Asia, Latin America,
    or the Caribbean.
  • the applying organisation or individual must live and work in one of
    these regions.
  • The heritage involved must be significant for a specific community, whether local, regional,
    national, or global.
  • The intervention must be able to be carried out within a time frame of twelve months.
  • The project could fulfill one or several of the following aims:
    -Damage and risk assessment: setting salvage priorities, digitization and inventorying.
    -Disaster preparedness and the provision of supplies: storage, packing and evacuation.
    -Improvement of security measures for museums, buildings, archives and sites.
    -Management of crisis situations: risk evaluation, disaster management and evacuation plans.
    -Training of professionals for cultural emergency situations.
    -Strengthening of local networks working on heritage protection or advocating for its
    importance in other disaster preparedness structures (for example with civil protection
    services, humanitarian actors, etc.).
    -Adoption of best practice methods for cultural emergency response or the exchange of
    these methods and knowledge.
    -Emergency documentation or excavation of cultural heritage sites under direct threat.

Opportunity Cost

(Award)

  • Grants will average about € 20.000.
  • Grant funds can only cover project-related expenses, not running (operating) costs for
    organisations.

How to Apply

First Step: fill out the attached form for a statement of need and send it to proposal @gerdahenkel-stiftung.de in English, French, or Spanish.

Second Step: Applicants will receive an email confirmation once the statement of need has been received.

Third Step:  Complete applications will receive final decisions by the end of November 2020, at the latest.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Nada Samir Elnaney/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Razan Sameh/ Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team