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Heritage Grants

Kildare County Council in conjunction with the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht is inviting applications for conservation projects for buildings contained on the Record of Protected Structures or in Architectural Conservation Areas within County Kildare. Both schemes operate on a match funding basis.

Built Heritage Investment Scheme2019

The scheme will support small scale, labour intensive conservation projects. The minimum level of funding awarded will be €2,500 up to a maximum of €15,000 per application.

Historic Structures Fund 2019

This scheme replaces the Structures at Risk Scheme and offers funding in 2 streams;

Stream 1 offers grants from €15,000 - €50,000 aimed at essential repairs and smaller capital works for the refurbishment and conservation of heritage structures

Stream 2 offers a smaller number of grants from €50,000 to €200,000 for larger enhancement, refurbishment or reuse projects involving heritage structures, where a clear community or public benefit is demonstrated.

Application forms, eligibility criteria and full details of both schemes are available from our website,

or by email to

Applications for both schemes must be made directly to Conservation Section at the address below by 4.00 p.m. on Thursday 31January 2019.


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