via Bangkok Post, 20 Feb 2018: Part of the celebrations include a US Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) allocation to restore and conserve Wat Chaiwatthanaram in Ayutthaya, which was damaged by floods in 2011.
To commemorate the bicentennial of diplomatic ties between the United States of America and the Kingdom of Thailand, the US government and the US Embassy and Consulate in Thailand have been organising various activities in celebration of the important occasion.
Source: Two centuries of Thai-American friendship
The US Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation has donation $300,000 for the restoration of the 400-year-old church of the Immaculate Conception in Eastern Samar province, which was damaged by last year’s typhoon Yolanda.
Immaculate Conception Church in Eastern Sama.r. Philippine Inquirer 20141030
US donates $300,000 to rebuild Eastern Samar church
Philippine Inquirer, 30 October 2014
With the help of a US$30,000 grant from the US, the Nam Dinh museum will be able to restore a set of religious artefacts from the 17th – 19th centuries.
US helps Nam Dinh museum preserve religious antiques
Nhan Dan, 31 July 2008