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Kildare County Council announces Grant Schemes available for 2010

Housing, Community & Cultural Services Grants 2010

We are now inviting applications for the various grants administered by Kildare County Council.
Festival Grants, Community Grants,  Amenity Grants.  Application forms and details for these Grants are available on our website; www.kildarecoco.ie  Email jtalbot@kildarecoco.ie or Tel: 045-980371. Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 19 March 2010.

Arts Grants

Applications are invited for the following schemes Arts Act Grants Scheme & Bursary Awards
Application forms and further information are available from Kildare County Arts Service, Riverbank, Main Street, Newbridge, Co Kildare Tel: 045-448318 / 448328;  E mail: arts@kildarecoco.ie  or on the web www.kildare.ie/artsservice  Closing date is Friday 19 March 2010

Residents Association Grants – Local Authority Estates

We are now inviting application for grant aid to assist residents associations in Local Authority Housing estates to maintain the open spaces. Applications forms are available on our website: www.kildarecoco.ie . Or by telephoning 045 980692. Applicants will be dealt with on a first come first served basis.  Closing date 19 March 2010.

Drehid Waste Management Facility Community Grant   Scheme 2010 

Applications are now sought from community organisations located within a 9km radius of the facility for funding for environmental, recreational and community projects, which will mitigate the impact of the landfill facility on the local community. Application forms and particulars of the scheme are available on our website: www.kildarecoco.ie   Email kkeane@kildarecoco.ie Tel:045-980682.

Environment Grants

Residents Association Grants – Private Estates

Application forms and further information for these grants are available on our website www.kildarecoco.ie  Email tkelly@kildarecoco.ie Tel:045-980556.

Roads Grants

Local Improvement Scheme

Applications are invited for the above scheme, which applies to repairs to non- public and bog roads.  To qualify, the project must be of benefit to agricultural production and parcels of land owned/occupied by different persons. Application forms for these grants are available on our website. www.kildarecoco.ie  Email: awhyte@kildarecoco.ie Tel: 045- 980390 Closing date is 19March 2010.

Community Involvement Scheme

This scheme applies to repairs to public roads only. Application forms for all Grant Schemes are available at www.kildarecoco.ie  awhyte@kildarecoco.ie  or 045 980390
There is no closing date on this particular grant.

Heritage Grants

A new community heritage grant scheme has been developed by Kildare County Council. The objective of the grant scheme is to promote interest, education, knowledge and to facilitate appreciation and enjoyment of heritage of County Kildare. Applications are invited from Community Groups only, for heritage projects which benefit or relate to at least one of the aspects of heritage as set out in the Heritage Act 1995. Application forms and further details are available on www.kildarecoco.ie or 045 980791. Closing date Friday 19th March.

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