Category Archives: Cultural & Heritage Conservation Fund

Grant 2016 – Preservation of Bangladesh’s Cultural Heritage (Folk and Baul/Saint Songs of the Haor Region)

Pally Baul Samaj Unnayan Sangstha (PBSUS) is a cultural nonprofit organisation who participates in various social development issues.  It relates the Folk artist/Baul artists in different social and economic activities through organising musical programs highlighting various social issues. The three

Grant 2016 – Sustainable Tourism in Yongding’s World Heritage Site: Capacity, Personal Value and Social Capital as the Mechanism, Yongding County, Fujian Province, China

This project seeks to explore sustainable development of world heritage site in Yongding, China, in an effort of greater understanding of the community value systems and traditions upon which both the preservation of cultural heritage and tourism success in this

Grant 2013 – Saving Lao’s Endangered Cultural Heritage and Environments, Vientiane, Lao PDR

This project will gather and catalogue endangered historic sites and environmental practices to generate “Cultural Environmental Heritage Trail” maps and signage as well as tourist and educational materials that interconnect dozens of small but important architectural and cultural-environmental heritage sites

Grant 2012 – Young Cultural Ambassador Project (YCAP), Nongkiaw Town, Laung Prabang, Lao PDR

The project is managed by Community Learning International (CLI), a US-registered NGO.   Nongkiaw, a small town in Ngoi District, Laung Prabang Province, experienced virtually no tourism when CLI began working there. But the area has been discovered and tourism

Grant 2011 – Waan Aelõñ in Majel Visitors Centre, Marshall Islands

The Waan Aelõñ in Majel Program based in Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands has received a grant to renovate one of its buildings into a Visitors Centre. Waan Aelõñ in Majel, an NGO, trains local young people in carpentry

Grant 2008 – Baltit Fort Library, Karimabad, Hunza, Pakistan

Baltit Fort is located at the top of a natural amphi-theatre formed by terraced slopes, in Karimabad in the northern area of Pakistan. The Fort is the testimony of the Rule of the Mirs for 900 years.  The Fort itself

Grant 2007 – Viengxay Story – Houaphanh, Lao PDR

In partnership with UNWTO- ST-EP Programme, the PATA Foundation is pleased to offer its funding to turn this historical site as tourist attraction, whereby local community can further benefit from the development. The story of Viengxay lies in the personal

Grant 2006 – Visitor and Display Center for Ancient Hand-made Paper, Shiqiao Village, Danzhai County, Guizhou Province – China (PRC)

The Chinese has begun to produce paper since 100 B.C. during the Han Dynasty.  It has then become one of the four great ancient inventions of China, which contributed greatly to the world’s civilization. Today, ancient way of hand-made paper

Grant 2005 – Bunaken to Build Marine Education Centre, North Sulawesi, Indonesia

Elementary school children, local residents, study tourists and tourism trainees will be the target markets for the Bunaken Marine Environment Education Centre in North Sulawesi, Indonesia.  A PATA Foundation grant will help finance the construction of the Centre, which will