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Grant Schemes 2012

Kildare County Council announces Grant Schemes available for 2012

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

Festival Grants, Community Grants, Amenity Grants

As this is the european year for active ageing and solidarity between generations, projects which show evidence of having an intergenerational aspect (a mix of old and young people involved) will be prioritised.

Application forms and details for these Grants are available on our website; (click here to view) or by emailing or telephone 045-980371. Closing date for receipt of applications is Tuesday 20 March 2012.

Arts Grants

Applications are invited for the following schemes

Arts Act Grants Scheme and Bursary Awards

Application forms and further information are available from

Kildare County Arts Service, Riverbank, Main Street, Newbridge, Co Kildare

Tel: 045-448318 / 448328; Email: or on the web

Closing date is 12:00 noon on Tuesday 20 March 2012

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: (click here to view) or by telephoning 045 980692. Applicants will be dealt with on a first come first serve basis.

Closing date is Friday 23 March 2012.

Drehid Waste Management Facility Community Grant Scheme 2012

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. Application forms and particulars of the scheme are available on our website: (click here to view) or by emailing or telephone 045-980682.

Environment Grants

Residents Association Grants – Private Estates

Application forms and further information for these grants are available on our website (click here to view) or by emailing or telephone 045-980556.

Roads Grants

Community Involvement Scheme

This scheme applies to repairs to public roads only.

Application forms for all Grant Schemes are available at (click here to view) or by emailing or telephone 045 980390.

There is no closing date on this particular grant.

Community Heritage Grants

Kildare County Council are pleased to continue the community heritage grant scheme. 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 (click here  to view) or telephone 045 980791. Closing date is Tuesday 20 March 2012.

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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