STRUCTURES AT RISK FUND 2017
The Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht have announced a Structures at Risk Fund for 2017 with a total fund available of €824,000.
The purpose of the Structures at Risk Fund (SRF) is to assist with works to safeguard structures protected under the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended); including works to proposed protected structures, and in certain cases, works to safeguard structures within Architectural Conservation Areas, where, in the opinion of the Department, an urgent need for works to such structures has arisen and has been demonstrated.
Only structures in immediate danger of significant deterioration will qualify for consideration for funding by the Department.
Applications must be submitted for consideration by the deadline of 4 p.m. Tuesday 14th March 2017.
BUILT HERITAGE INVESTMENT SCHEME 2017
The Department for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, has announced the Built Heritage Investment Scheme (BHIS) 2017. This scheme seeks to encourage the leveraging of private capital to invest in a number of small-scale, labour-intensive projects to repair and conserve structures protected under the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) and in certain cases, for the conservation of structures within Architectural Conservation Areas (ACAs) and to support the employment of skilled and experienced conservation professionals, craftworkers and tradespeople.
Dún Laogahire-Rathdown County Council has been allocated €50,000. Project supports will range from a minimum of €2,500 to a maximum of €10,000 per application.
Applications must be submitted for consideration by the deadline of Tuesday 28th February 2017.