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Grant Schemes


Financial Assistance for Architectural Heritage

Financial assistance is provided to assist with the conservation and restoration of historic properties through schemes administered by the Architectural Conservation Office on behalf of the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage

Built Heritage Investment Scheme and Historic Structures Fund

Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2021

Mayo County Council in association with the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage are inviting applications for the Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2021 (BHIS 2021). BHIS 2021 is for the repair and conservation of structures that are protected under the Planning and Development Acts. This Scheme aims to support a significant number of labour-intensive, small-scale conservation projects across the county and to support the employment of skilled and experienced conservation professionals, craftspeople and tradespersons in the repair of the historic built environment.  Only one application will be considered per historic structure. Applicants should read the guidelines and be familiar with the qualifying criteria and conditions of the scheme and must include photographs in their application. Applicants should complete the application form and submit it, with supporting documentation (incl. photographs), in hard copy by 4pm on Friday 29th January 2021. Emailed applications will not be accepted. Applications should be marked Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2021 and addressed to Siobhán Sexton, Architectural Conservation Officer, Architects Department, Mayo County Council, Áras an Chontae, Castlebar. 

Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2021 Circular

Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2021 Application Form (PDF)

Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2021 Application Form (Word)

Historic Structures Fund 2021

Mayo County Council in association with the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage are inviting applications for the Historic Structures Fund 2021 (HSF 2021). HSF 2021 is for conservation works to heritage structures, in both private and public ownership. The primary focus of the Historic Structures Fund is on conservation and enhancement of historic structures and buildings for the benefit of communities and the public. Pilot funding streams are offered for historic shop fronts and vernacular structures. Only one application will be considered per historic structure. Applicants should read the guidelines and be familiar with the qualifying criteria and conditions of the scheme and must include photographs in their application. Applicants should complete HSF2021 Form A and submit it, with supporting documentation (incl. photographs), in hard copy by 4pm on Friday 29th January 2021. Emailed applications will not be accepted. Applications should be marked Historic Structures Fund 2021 and addressed to Siobhán Sexton, Architectural Conservation Officer, Architects Department, Mayo County Council, Áras an Chontae, Castlebar. 

Historic Structures Fund 2021 Circular

Historic Structures Fund 2021 Application Form (PDF)

Historic Structures Fund 2021 Application Form (Word)

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