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2020 Town and Village Renewal Scheme

Calling All Communities

The Town and Village Renewal Scheme is now open.  This funding scheme supports economic and social development projects in towns and villages with a population of less than 10,000.

This year there are two elements to the Scheme.

2020 Accelerated Measure

This measure aims to assist communities and local businesses in the delivery of projects that address the short term challenges of social and economic recovery following the COVID-19 emergency. The focus is on adapting to public health requirements, particularly social distancing.

Interested groups should complete the Expression of Interest form which can be accessed from the link below, or by emailing townandvillage@wicklowcoco.ie. There are two rounds to this fund. The second round will be advertised in July. Therefore completed Expression of Interest forms should be returned no later than 4pm Wednesday 17th June 2020.

2020 Town and Village Renewal Scheme

This scheme will support the economic and social development and recovery of towns and villages, and any emerging challenges associated with COVID-19. Examples are:

  • Projects involving public realm improvements
  • Enhancement of town and village amenities especially where this aids the economic/social recovery of the area
  • Projects that stimulate local enterprise or social enterprise

Please read the 2020 Scheme Outline for more details of eligibility.

Interested groups should complete the Expression of Interest form which can be accessed from the link below, or by emailing townandvillage@wicklowcoco.ie. Completed Expression of Interest forms should be returned no later than 4pm on Friday 19th June 2020. 

All Expression of Interest applications will be assessed and if successful will be developed to a more detailed application to the Department of Rural and Community Development.

For any further queries please email townandvillage@wicklowcoco.ie