Malcom Noonan TD, Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform at the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage launched the Built Heritage Investment Scheme and the Historic Structures Fund for 2022.
With €8 m in funding across both schemes – an increase of €2 m from 2021 – they represent a continued and significant boost to the preservation of Ireland’s built heritage. These schemes will support hundreds of projects whilst also creating employment.
Anne-Marie Ward, Heritage Officer, Cavan County Council welcomed next year’s funding and in particular the increase in this funding. “These two streams of funding support owners of historic buildings to look after their properties and provides a welcome boost to the local economy. Cavan County Council is delighted to be able to participate in the Built Heritage Investment Scheme and the Historic Structures Fund.
BUILT HERITAGE INVESTMENT SCHEME 2022
The Built Heritage Investment Scheme is designed to support owners and custodians in caring for our built heritage and ensuring its protected into the future. Buildings must be on the Cavan Record of Protected Structures. Details of the 2022 scheme are below.
Funding of Projects
The minimum funding awarded will be 2,500 up to a maximum of 15,000, at a match funding rate of 50%.
Priority is given to small-scale labour-intensive projects.
The closing date for application under this scheme is 31st January, 2022.
HISTORIC STRUCTURES FUND 2022