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The Town and Village Renewal Scheme is an initiative under the Government’s Action Plan for Rural Development, Realizing our Rural Potential, and is part of a package of national and local support measures to rejuvenate rural towns and villages throughout Ireland.  A National Fund of €20m will be made available on a competitive basis for projects developed at local level.

Expressions of Interest are invited for the scheme and in order to facilitate and support applicants, Kildare County Council will host a Workshop on Tuesday 23rd May 2017 at 7.30pm in Aras Chill Dara, Devoy Park, Naas, Co. Kildare

In order to assist with the application process communities are asked to gather representatives from business and community interests to attend this meeting.  The workshop will give the background to the scheme and also outline the competitive process for 2017 and give guidance for the expression of interest process.

The closing date for expressions of interest will be close of business on 30th May 2017.

It is essential that communities attend this workshop in order to develop project proposals suitable for evaluation for the proposed fund.

This scheme is open to Towns & Villages with populations of less than 10,000; according to either the 2011 or 2016 census

Scheme Outline

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Expression of Interest Form

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