About the Foundation

Art & Culture Development Foundation under The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Uzbekistan (ACDF) was established following a resolution signed by the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan on 16 October 2017 with the purpose of increasing the efficiency of governmental policies in culture and art management.     

Art and Culture Development Foundation is an additional tool for the implementation and introduction of innovative ideas within the framework of the government’s programme for the development of culture and arts implemented by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

 

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES


The Foundation’s main objectives are:

To promote further development of culture and art through financial, organisational and creative projects and provide all-round support to activities of the members of the art world and other cultural figures in visual arts, literature, theatre, music and choreography; 

To expand international and intergovernmental cultural relations, develop cooperation with international cultural organisations and charitable culture and arts foundations, attract foreign investments and grants and promote the development of sponsorship in the country;

To promote a creative intercultural dialogue, integrate Uzbek art into the global art world and cultural space as well as to highlight the country's cultural, scientific and technical potential and competitiveness;  

To facilitate the improvement of pre-service and in-service training for specialists in culture and arts and provide relevant literature and periodicals to institutions within the system of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Uzbekistan;   

To facilitate the systemic increase of the efficiency of museums and other cultural institutions in the country based on international experience;

To finance and promote the construction of new cultural institutions in accordance with international standards;

To strengthen the material and technical resources of cultural institutions under the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Uzbekistan and to help them carry out overhaul and scheduled maintenance;

To ensure the joint financing of projects together with international institutions, governments, sponsors and donors from foreign countries; 

To study and accommodate international experience and expertise in financing culture and arts;

To allocate funds for an increase of salaries and other forms of material support for the employees of organisations under the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Uzbekistan

To establish a systemic control over effective and purposeful use of allocated funds;

To allocate funds for the reward and social protection of employees working for organisations under the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Being a structural unit of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the Foundation operates within the framework of several basic programmes:

To fulfil its objectives the Foundation performs the following functions:  

 

RIGHTS AND POWERS

Art and Culture Development Foundation under the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Uzbekistan is authorised to carry out the following acts within its obligations:

The Foundation is obliged: