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Kildare County Council Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2017

Kildare County Council in conjunction with the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and  Gaeltacht Affairs, is inviting applications for the Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2017.

The scheme will be administered by the Conservation Section of Kildare County Council for buildings contained on the Record of Protected Structures and in Architectural Conservation Areas within County Kildare. The minimum level of funding awarded will be €2,500 up to a maximum of €10,000 per application. This scheme will support small scale conservation projects.

Applications must be made directly to the Conservation Section, Planning Department, Kildare County Council, at the address below by 5 p.m. on Tuesday 28 February 2017.

Structures at Risk Fund 2017

Kildare County Council in conjunction with the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and  Gaeltacht Affairs are inviting applications for the Structures at Risk Fund for 2017. This scheme will be administered by the Conservation Section of Kildare County Council.

Only structures or part structures in immediate danger of significant deterioration will qualify for consideration for funding by the Department. Please note that due to the limited capital resources available for the operation of the SRF in 2017, the Department will consider only two applications per local authority. A third application can be made if it relates to an Irish Historic House in private ownership.

Eligibility;          Structures must be included in the Record of Protected Structures or

Proposed Protected Structures or

Structures within Architectural Conservation Areas, where exceptional circumstances are deemed by the Department to apply.

Applications must be made directly to the Conservation Section, Planning Department, Kildare County Council, at the address below by 5 p.m. on Tuesday 28 February 2017.

Enquiries can be made to conservation@kildarecoco.ie and full details of both schemes and application forms can be obtained from the Kildare County Council website at www.kildare.ie/CountyCouncil/planning 

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