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Heritage Grants

This guide was compiled by the County Donegal Heritage Office, Donegal County Council and provides details of possible sources of funding for heritage initiatives. Each of the different funding agencies have different criteria for evaluation of applications so much will depend on the specific nature of the work planned and the ethos under which the work will be carried out. Applicants are advised to check grant conditions and closing dates for receipt of applications as these vary considerably between agencies and grant schemes.


Community Heritage Grant Scheme

The Heritage Council


Built Heritage Investment Scheme

Department of Culture, Heritage & the Gaeltacht


Historic Structures Fund

Department of Culture, Heritage & the Gaeltacht


Historic Towns Grant Scheme

The Heritage Council


Irish Georgian Society Conservation Grants

Irish Georgian Society

Closing Date: Monday, March 11, 2019 at 5 p.m.


Development Fund Initiative

Donegal County Council

Closing Date: Friday, March 8, 2019 at 4 p.m.


GLAS Traditional Farm Buildings Grant Scheme

The Heritage Council

Closing Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 5 p.m.


Grant for the Renewal or Repair of Thatch Roofs of Houses 

Department of Housing, Planning & Local Government


Section 482, Taxes Consolidation Act 1997


Members’ Development Fund (Members’ Allocation)
Donegal County Council


Rural Development Programme 



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