Waterways Ireland’s Heritage in the Community Grant
Heritage in the Community Grants Scheme 2018 is open for applications until 31st January 2018.
€20,000 has been allocated for grant funds to assist community based heritage projects. These projects will complement or fulfil the delivery of the Waterways Ireland Heritage Plan. This applies to projects along the Barrow Navigation, Erne System, Grand Canal, Lower Bann, Royal Canal, Shannon, Shannon-Erne, and the Ulster Canal (Upper Lough Erne to Clones).
Who Should apply?
Communities that need help with projects related to inland waterways’ heritage including:
- data collection & research;
- good heritage practice in managing sites, collections, objects, etc.
- And support fresh approaches and initiatives that link heritage to communities and promote active engagement with heritage.
To Find Out More…
Important information and changes to the Grant Scheme
(please refer to Application Form and Eligibility Criteria for further details):
- All decisions relating to the assessment of grant applications will be based on the degree to which they complement the strategic aims and actions from the Waterways Ireland Heritage Plan 2016-2020.
- The Application Form and Guidelines should be reviewed for clear information on project eligibility.
- Any grant-aided project not completed within the specified timeframe will be subject to clawback of awarded monies.
- Only one grant per organisation is permitted. Grants up to €1,500 / £1,200 are available.
- Successful grant recipients may receive a partial upfront payment (up to 50%) but this will be reviewed on a case by case needs assessment i.e. where projects can be successfully initiated without grant aid, the full amount will be payable upon successful completion of the project.
- An appeals process has been established for the 2018 Grant Scheme