Taxonomy List

Funding for Architectural Heritage Conservation

Grants, schemes and incentives to support the conservation of architectural heritage. 

The Build Heritage Investment Scheme (BHIS) is for the repair and conservation of structures that are protected under the Planning and Development Acts.

The primary focus of the Historic Structures Fund is on conservation and enhancement of historic structures and buildings for the benefit of communities and the public.

A wide range of other funding opportunities can also be found below.

Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2022 (BHIS) - Routine Maintenance and Minor Repairs

As part of the Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2022 (BHIS) the Department will again be providing a funding stream under this scheme for works of routine maintenance and minor repairs, which were not previously eligible for funding under the scheme. Qualifying and Non Qualifying Works are set out in Section 7 of the Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2022 (BHIS) Guidance Circular below.

This Scheme is now closed for 2022

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Community Monuments Fund 2022

Meath County Council in conjunction with the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage are inviting applications for the Community Monuments Fund 2022.

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Historic Structures Fund 2022

The primary focus of the Historic Structures Fund will be on conservation and enhancement of historic structures and buildings for the benefit of communities and the public.

 

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Historic Structures Fund 2022 - Historic Shopfronts

The purpose of the stream is to support and incentivise the conservation of historic shop fronts within the criteria of eligible essential repairs and small capital works, for the refurbishment and conservation of historic shop facades, windows, signage and other associated details to safeguard the shopfronts and keep them in use.

This Scheme is now closed for 2022

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Historic Structures Fund 2022 - Traditional Irish-Language Shop Facades

The purpose of the stream is to support and incentivise the conservation of traditional Irish-language shop facades within the criteria of essential repairs and small capital works for the refurbishment and conservation of historic Irish-language shop facades, windows, signage and other associated details to safeguard the shop facades and keep them in use. The additional funding will be made available under the historic shopfronts stream of the Historic Structures Fund.

This Scheme is now closed for 2022

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Historic Structures Fund 2022 - Vernacular Structures

In the context of the forthcoming strategy for built vernacular, the pilot stream for vernacular structures introduced in 2021 will be retained, with funding of €50,000. The purpose of the stream is to support conservation repairs and small capital works to vernacular structures that are not listed in local authority Records of Protected Structures or otherwise legally protected. Such structures may be located within an Architectural Conservation Area. All local authorities can apply for funding for specific projects of between €5,000 and €10,000 for eligible projects.

 

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Irish Georgian Society Grants

The Irish Georgian Society is inviting applications for its Conservation Grants Programme 2022 with submissions accepted until Monday 21st February. A total of €40,000 will be available which will comprise €30,000 from IGS London and €10,000 through the newly created Homan Potterton Conservation Grant.

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Traditional Farm Buildings Grant Scheme

The Heritage Council, in partnership with the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine manages the GLAS traditional farm buildings grant scheme. Only farmers approved in the Green Low-Carbon Agri-Environment Scheme (GLAS) are eligible to apply.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 18th February 2020 before 5pm.

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