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Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2017 - Meath County Council has received an allocation of €50,000 under this scheme and is inviting applications.
Date Released: 31 January 2017
The Built Heritage Investment Scheme (BHIS) operated by the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs will operate again in 2017 with a total of €2 million in funding nationally.
Meath County Council has received an allocation of €50,000 under this scheme and is inviting applications.
The fund is intended to assist with works to safeguard structures protected under the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) and, in certain cases, works to structures within Architectural Conservation Areas.
Priority will be given to small-scale, labour-intensive projects which should demonstrate a range of conservation skills and support the employment of skilled and experienced conservation professionals, craftspeople and tradespersons in the repair of the historic built environment.
The minimum level of funding awarded will be €2,500 up to a maximum of €10,000 per project. A minimum of 50% match funding is required.
Closing date for receipt of applications is 28th February 2017
Application forms and details of the scheme may be downloaded from the Meath County Council Website: http://www.meath.ie/CountyCouncil/Heritage/ArchitecturalHeritage/FundingforArchitecturalHeritage/ or are available on request from:
Louise Hand, Planning Department,
Buvinda House, Dublin Road, Navan, Co. Meath
All applications should be sent by post or e-mail to the address above.
The Record of Protected Structures can be viewed on line at: