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Community Monuments Fund 2022

Friday 3 December 2021

Community Monuments Fund 2022

Applications now invited - closing date 15th February 2022

The core aim of the Community Monument Fund is the conservation, maintenance, protection and promotion of local monuments and archaeological sites. The scheme is administered by the Heritage Office of Wicklow County Council on behalf of National Monuments Service of the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage.  Local authorities, private owners, community groups and custodians of monuments are eligible to apply under the following 3 streams;

1. Stream 1 will offer grants up to €85,000 aimed at essential repairs and capital works for the conservation and repair of archaeological monuments.

2. Stream 2 will offer grants of up to €30,000 for development of Conservation Management Plans/Reports that are aimed at identifying measures for conservation of archaeological monuments and improving public access.

3. Stream 3 will offer grants of up to €30,000 for enhancement of access infrastructure and interpretation (including virtual/online) at archaeological monuments (including COVID 19 public health measures).

Application forms and further information is available at www.wicklow.ie / latest news. Applicants should read the CMF guidance circular carefully and ensure that method statements and  consents are included with the application as relevant. Applications should be returned by e mail to wicklowheritage@wicklowcoco.ie or by post, clearly marked ‘Community Monument Fund Application’  c/o Planning Section, Wicklow County Council, County Buildings, Wicklow Town by no later than 5 pm on15th February 2022.  Hard copy application forms are available by request to above e mail or by Tel: 0404 20100.

Queries to Deirdre Burns, Heritage Officer, Wicklow County Council via dburns@wicklowcoco.ie

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