Monday, July 14, 2008

Grants for Capital Improvements to Protect, Restore, or Conserve Cultural, Historic, Etc. Sites to U.S. and Non-U.S. Nonprofits

From The Foundation Center...

Tourism Cares Accepting Letters of Inquiry for Worldwide Grant Program

Deadline: October 1, 2008 (Letters of Inquiry)

Tourism Cares' ( ) Worldwide Grant Program distributes charitable grants to worthy tourism-related nonprofit organizations worldwide for capital improvements or programs.The program's primary consideration is to fund projects and programs whose goal is capital ("brick-and-mortar") improvements that serve to protect, restore, or conserve sites of exceptional cultural, historic, or natural significance; or the education of local host communities and the traveling public about the conservation and preservation of sites of exceptional cultural, historical, or natural significance.

Program grants average $10,000 each; however, based on availability of funds, grants of up to $100,000 each will be considered. The 2008 Worldwide Grant Program goals call for a balanced distribution of grants to U.S. and non-U.S. recipients. U.S.-based applicant organizations must have nonprofit, tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) status; non-U.S.-based applicant organizations must have status equivalent to the 501(c)(3) designation. Letter of Inquiry packets are available at the Tourism Cares Website.
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