Tim Glynne-Jones

Nov 8, 2019, 12:25 PM

New funds for cultural protection in Libya, Syria and Yemen

New grants worth up to £100,000 are being made available to organisations planning to work with locally based partners in Libya, Syria or Yemen on projects of benefit to the local heritage, society and economy.

The Cultural Protection Fund, a £30million partnership between the British Council and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, launched in 2016, has announced a new round of funding as an extension to its established mission to protect heritage at risk in 12 countries in and around the Middle East and North Africa.

Organisations that meet the eligibility criteria can apply for grants of between £5,000 and £100,000 and are invited to submit expressions of interest by 23rd December 2019.

To file a submission, click here