The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U. S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, is pleased to announce an open competition for eligible organizations to submit applications to carry out a program to document and preserve Afghanistan’s built heritage, including historic sites and monuments.
are required to include an educational component such as internship activities, educational outreach, capacity building, or on-site heritage management training of students and young professionals.
Proposals must include a well-defined plan to raise public awareness of Afghan heritage, especially among youth, and a sustainability plan.
Based on funding availability, this project will enhance the long-term preservation of Afghanistan’s built heritage.
Potential projects include detailed documentation activities and brick-and-mortar stabilization and restoration of monuments and sites.
Project activities must include building cultural preservation skills, supporting long-term stewardship of heritage, and providing educational outreach to underserved communities.
PAS encourages proposals combining structural preservation, skills development, and educational outreach, particularly those conveying the richness of Afghanistan’s archaeological and historic heritage to youth in rural communities and young female professionals.
Any project undertaken must adhere to international charters and heritage preservation standards.