Support for the Establishment of Korean Galleries
With a goal of securing permanent venues in overseas museums for the more effective exhibitions and introduction of Korean arts and culture, the Foundation provides grant support to major museums overseas for the establishment and expansion of independent Korean galleries.
Support for Korea Related Exhibitions and Cultural Programs
The Foundation supports Korea related exhibitions and the implementation of Korean cultural programs, and publication of relevant catalogs to local residents
Intellectual Exchanges among Professionals on Korean Art and Culture
The Foundation promotes intellectual exchanges among professionals on Korean art and culture, through workshops, seminars, internships and dispatch programs.
(1) Establishment, expansion, and renovation of independent Korea galleries
(2) Korean art exhibitions organized by overseas museums
(3) Korean culture programs organized by overseas museums
Foreign museums with significant collections of Korean relics and artworks
The establishment, expansion, and renovation of Korea galleries
① Expenses for the removal, design, and construction of existing facilities
② Expenses for exhibition facilities
Special exhibitions and culture programs on Korean culture and arts
① Expenses for transportation and installation of exhibits
② Honorariums and traveling expenses for guest lecturers/performers
③ Production costs of catalogues, programs, and other promotional materials
※ In the case of special exhibitions, expenses for transportation and installation of the exhibits will be supported prior to other costs.
For information on grant applications for management, utilization and conservation of collections* Apply for 2012 Korean Collection Conservation Treatment and Management Grants -> National Research Institute of Cultural Heritage
We do not support the following organizations, projects, or expenses.
(1) Museums of other areas (history or Korean immigration, independence movement, etc.) that are not related to culture or the arts, and memorial halls dedicated to a specific person or purpose
(2) Expenses for the conservation, restoration, or acquisition of Korean relics or artworks
(3) Purchase cost of office machines and supplies
(4) Personnel expenses of regular staff
(5) Entertainment incurred expenses such as receptions, and dinner, etc
(6) Administrative and indirect costs
(1) Size and qualitlowing considerations are made when evaluating applications.y of the Korean artifacts collection
(2) Whether there is an official assigned exclusively to Korean topics
(3) Management results of Korean art curator programs related to Korea
(4) Share of expenses to be borne by the organization that is applying
(5) Whether the organization can mobilize other financial resources
(1) The Foundation pays in installments for 3 to 5 years for the establishment, expansion, and renovation of Korean galleries.
(2) For annual projects such as exhibitions or culture programs on Korean art and culture, the Foundation may provide support for up to 3 years.
- The eligibility of the project will be evaluated by a document review, and ineligible projects will be excluded, to which separate notification will follow.
- An evaluation committee comprised of more than one expert for each category will carry out an evaluation according to the assessment criteria of the Foundation.
- on on whether to support the project, size, and contents will be made by the evaluation committee considering specialist’s opinion.
* If needed before or after the evaluation, a field survey by specialists of related fields may be conducted.
Project details modified after the submission of the application must be reported.
If needed in the evaluation process, the Foundation may request a supplement of the project plans or an adjustment of project content from the organization.
If selected for the support of the Foundation, the selected organization will receive the grant after agreeing on detailed project plans and estimated costs.
The project must begin within the corresponding fiscal year, and delays or cancellations due to inevitable reasons must be discussed with the Foundation in advance.
- Grants will be given according to the fiscal year of the recipients.
(1) If the recipient wishes to adjust or modify the original plan of the submitted application, documented approval of the Foundation is required. Documented approval for diversions of less than 10% between items without exceeding the total budget is not required, but the organization must report the details and reasons for the changes in a financial report.
(2) The Foundation does not support additional costs incurred by the modification or adjustments of the original plan.
(3) If modifications are made to other plans or facts in the original application, the organization must immediately report to the Foundation. Also, if the originally expected results cannot be obtained due to the changes to the project plans, the grant plan may be adjusted after agreement between the Foundation and recipient.
(4) If the project is suspended or cancelled due to inevitable reasons, the recipient must immediately report this to the Foundation and make adjustments on the day of suspension or cancellation to stop the costs. Within 30 days of reporting to the Foundation, the organization must report the project promotion results and the execution of the budgets, and must return the balance of the grant.
Applications for Korea Foundation's overseas museum support program must be submitted
online through the portal: http://apply.kf.or.kr
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