Historic Structures Fund 2019 Open For Applications

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Leitrim County Council wishes to invite applications for the Historic Structures Fund 2019, as operated by the Department of Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht. The core aims of this fund are to enable larger scale conservation works to be carried out on heritage structures which are deemed to be significant and in need of urgent works; to encourage the regeneration and reuse of heritage properties; to help to secure the preservation of protected structures and/or historic-culturally significant assets and to support the investment of private capital in labour-intensive projects to conserve historic structures in public and private ownership for community use. The Historic Structures Fund has two Streams:

  • Stream 1 – will offer grants from €15,000 up to €50,000 and is aimed at essential repairs and smaller capital works for the refurbishment and conservation of heritage structures (funding of up to €1m for 2019 under this Stream).
  • Stream 2 – will offer a small number of grants from €50,000 up to €200,000 for larger enhancement, refurbishment or reuse projects involving heritage structures, where a clear community or public benefit has been demonstrated (funding of up to €1m for 2019 under this Stream).

The latest date for receipt of completed applications is 4.00 p.m. on Thursday the 31st of January 2019. For further information please contact the Planning Department, Leitrim County Council, Aras an Chontae, Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim, Telephone 071 9650450, or email planning@leitrimcoco.ie.

You can download the Historic Structures Fund 2019 Application Form HERE

You can download the Historic Structures Fund 2019 Guidance Notes HERE

Applications should be sent to the following address:

Historic Structures Fund,

The Planning Department,

Leitrim County Council,

Aras an Chontae,

Carrick on Shannon,

Co. Leitrim,

IMPORTANT NOTE: Applicants who apply under the Historic Structures Fund (HSF) CANNOT also apply under the Built Heritage Investment Scheme (BHIS).

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