Waterways Ireland is delighted to announce the launch of its 2024 Heritage and Biodiversity in the Community Grants Scheme in support of the Waterways Ireland Heritage and Biodiversity Plan.
A fund of €20,000 has been allocated to assist community based heritage and biodiversity projects which compliment or fulfil the delivery of the Waterways Ireland Heritage and Biodiversity Plan along the Barrow Navigation, Erne System, Grand Canal, Lower Bann, Royal Canal, Shannon Navigation, Shannon-Erne Waterway and the Ulster Canal (Upper Lough Erne to Clones).
Applications will be considered from communities, individuals and organisations seeking assistance for projects related to inland waterways’ heritage and biodiversity. This can include data collection & research, good heritage practice in managing sites, collections, objects, etc. and support fresh approaches and initiatives that promote active engagement with heritage and biodiversity.
The deadline for receipt of completed applications is January,31 2024.
For further information, application and the Guidance Document: CLICK HERE