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Structures at Risk Fund

Structures at Risk Fund

The Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs is continuing the Structures at Risk Fund for 2018. The closing date for applications is Tuesday, 30 January, at 5pm.

Published on: 12 Jan 2018

The purpose of the Structures at Risk Fund is to assist with works to safeguard structures protected under the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended); including works to proposed protected structures. 

Applicants will be required to demonstrate an urgent need for works to safeguard protected structures. Applications must be approved by the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs. Due to limited capital resources available for the operation of the Structures at Risk Fund, the Department will consider two applications per local authority and a third if it relates to an Irish Historic House in private ownership. 

The minimum level of funding available under the Structures at Risk Fund will be €15,000 up to a maximum of €30,000.  The minimum level of funding available for a third project submitted by a local authority in respect of a Historic House in private ownership will be €5,000 up to a maximum grant of €10,000. 

The closing date for members of the public to apply to the Local Authority under the Structures at Risk Fund is close of business on Tuesday, 30 January 2018.

Appplcations are available from the Heritage Office, Cavan County Council, the Farnham Centre, Farnham Street, Cavan, or by email from amcurley@cavancoco.ie on request.

Applications should be returned in hard copy to  Heritage Office, Cavan County Council, the Farnham Centre, Farnham Street, Cavan; or by email to amcurley@cavancoco.ie by the closing date as above.

Applications will be assessed by Cavan County Council and put forward to the Department of Arts, Heritage Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs by 4.00pm on Wednesday, 31 January 2018.