Arctic Indigenous Cultural Heritage Initiative (AICHI)

Apply for this opportunity using the files on the Related Documents tab and send them to StockholmSmallGrants@state.govThe Cultural Heritage Center (CHC) in the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), in coordination with the bureaus of European and Eurasian Affairs (EUR) and Western Hemisphere


Affairs (WHA), launched the Arctic Indigenous Cultural Heritage Initiative (AICHI) in 2021 to support the protection, preservation, and perpetuation of tangible and intangible cultural heritage within Arctic Indigenous communities.

The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U. S. Department of State announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to the participating U. S. embassies for projects in their country.

The U. S. Embassy in Sweden invites proposals for cultural heritage protection, preservation, and perpetuation projects that will strengthen people-to-people relationships to advance cooperation between the United States and Arctic Indigenous communities across a spectrum of issues, including education, culture, and the environment.

Length of performance period:
1-12 months Number of awards anticipated:
may vary depending on applicationsAward amounts:
awards may range from a minimum of $10,000 to a maximum of $50,000Type of Funding:
Fiscal Year 2022 ECA funding, CFDA of 1 9. 036 This notice is subject to availability of funding.

Funding Instrument Type:
Grant, Co-operative Agreement or Fixed Award Amount.

Program Performance Period:
Proposed programs should be completed in 12 months or less.The U. S. Embassy Stockholm will entertain applications for continuation grants funded under these awards beyond the initial budget period on a non-competitive basis subject to availability of funds, satisfactory progress of the program, and a determination that continued funding would be in the best interest of the U. S. Department of State.Priority Countries:Canada, Denmark (Greenland), Norway, Sweden, and Finland.

Participants and Audiences:Indigenous communities, museums, governmental institutions, NGOs, or other Indigenous-focused organizations.

Authorizing legislation, type and year of funding:FY22 ECA Funding authority rests in the Smith-Mundt Act and the Fulbright-Hays Act.
Agency: Department of State

Office: U.S. Mission to Sweden

Estimated Funding: $50,000

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Registered not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations with programming experience;Non-profit or governmental educational institutions; Governmental institutions

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