In support of the Waterways Ireland Heritage Plan, we are delighted to announce the Heritage in the Community Grants Scheme 2023 is now open for application!
A fund of €20,000 has been allocated to assist community based heritage projects which compliment or fulfil the delivery of the Waterways Ireland Heritage Plan along the Barrow Navigation, Erne System, Grand Canal, Lower Bann, Royal Canal, Shannon, Shannon-Erne, and the Ulster Canal (Upper Lough Erne to Clones).
Applications will be considered from communities seeking assistance for projects related to inland waterways’ heritage including data collection & research, good heritage practice in managing sites, collections, objects, etc. And support fresh approaches and initiatives that link heritage to communities, promoting active engagement with heritage.
Full guidance document can be downloaded Heritage Grant 2023 – Application Guidance.
The deadline for receipt of completed applications is January 31st 2023.
Click here to download the application Application Form 2023.