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Kate Pugh & Alex Bishop - Cultural Protection Fund

The UK’s Cultural Protection Fund

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Kate Pugh & Alex Bishop - Cultural Protection Fund

  1. 1. CULTURAL PROTECTION FUND Alex Bishop Grants Manager Kate Pugh Chair of Advisory Group Cultural Relations at Work Conference Cultural Protection Fund www.britishcouncil.org Alex Bishop 17 October 2018
  2. 2. PROFILE OF THE FUND • £30 million, 2016-2020 • Partnership with DCMS • Cultural heritage affected by conflict in the wider MENA region • Projects responding to locally identified development needs • Grantees global but at least one local partner
  3. 3. ELIGIBLE COUNTRIES Created with mapchart.net
  4. 4. PROFILE OF THE FUND • Mid-long term grants • Small Grants: £5K-£100K • Large Grants: £100K-£3million • Transparent and robust decision- making process • Inclusive understanding of heritage
  5. 5. Created with mapchart.net PROFILE OF FUNDED PROJECTS PROJECTS BY LOCATION
  6. 6. Created with mapchart.net PROFILE OF FUNDED PROJECTS: GRANTEE COUNTRIES
  7. 7. PROFILE OF FUNDED PROJECTS: INVESTMENT BY HERITAGE TYPE Archaeology and monuments 28% Built heritage 39% Intangible cultural heritage 12% Museums, libraries and archives 21%
  8. 8. Three Outcomes Cultural Heritage Protection Training and Capacity Building Advocacy and Education
  9. 9. Première Urgence Internationale Gaza Strip, Occupied Palestinian Territories £1,755,000
  10. 10. Partnership • L’école Biblique et Archéologique de Jérusalem (OPT) • The Islamic University (OPT) • Palestine University (OPT)
  11. 11. Arcenciel Lebanon £84,616 No partnership
  12. 12. Royal Botannic Garden Edinburgh Soqotra, Yemen £484,110
  13. 13. Partnership • Environmental Protection Authority, Yemen • TOPOI Excellence Cluster, Germany • Senckenberg Society for Nature Conservation, Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
  14. 14. Rationale for CPF Destruction of heritage Ratification of the Hague Convention Aligned to national policy
  15. 15. The CPF in context Openness Flexibility Sustained high levels of demand
  16. 16. CORE PRINCIPLES OF THE CULTURAL PROTECTION FUND • Open fund with transparent eligibility criteria and outcomes-based approach • Broad and inclusive definition of cultural heritage and its value to communities • Projects responding to locally identified development needs and involving local partners • Decision making informed by appropriate expertise, best practice and awareness of complementary initiatives • A high-quality user experience for applicants and grant recipients
  17. 17. FUTURE OF THE FUND • Current funding allocation almost complete • Potential for expansion if further funding is secured • Will draw on results of evaluation of existing projects and unmet need • Consideration of complementarity
  18. 18. Concluding remarks culturalprotection@briti shcouncil.org

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