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Grant Schemes available for 2011

Kildare County Council announces Grant Schemes available for 2011.

Housing, Community & Cultural Services Grants 2011

We are now inviting applications for the various grants administered by Kildare County Council.

Festival Grants, Community Grant, .

Application forms and details for these Grants are available on our website; www.kildare.ie/countycouncil or by e-mailing jtalbot@kildarecoco.ie or Tel: 045-980371.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 18 March 2011.

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 18 March 2011

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 serve basis.

Closing date is 18 March 2011.

Drehid Waste Management Facility Community Grant Scheme 2011

Applications are now sought from community organisations located within a 9km radius of the Drehid facility for funding towards the provision of environmental improvement, recreational or community projects, which will mitigate the impact of the landfill facility on the local community. Drehid Waste Management Application Form and particulars of the scheme are available on our website: www.kildare.ie/countycouncil or by e-mailing 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 18 March 2011.

Community Involvement Scheme

This scheme applies to repairs to public roads only.

Application forms for all Grant Schemes are available at www.kildare.ie/countycouncil

awhyte@kildarecoco.ie or 045 980390

There is no closing date on this particular grant.

Heritage Grants

Kildare County Council are pleased to continue the . 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.kildare.ie/countycouncil or 045 980791. Closing date is Friday 20 May.

All grants awarded are subject to a maximum amount collected, and in accordance with the terms of the grant scheme. Application does not guarantee an award of grant. All applications are judged on merit of the project/initiative submitted for consideration.

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