Community Monuments Fund (CMF) 2023 now open for applications


Community Monuments Fund 2023

Wicklow County Council invites applications to the Community Monuments Fund 2023, as operated by the Department of Housing Heritage and Local Government, National Monuments Service.

The  closing date for applications is 4 pm  27th January 2023

The Community Monuments Fund is investing essential capital in our archaeological heritage to help owners and custodians of archaeological monuments safeguard them into the future for the benefit of communities and the publicThe core aims of this fund are the conservation, maintenance, protection and promotion of local monuments and archaeological sites.  The Department encourages projects to incorporate a traditional skills training element. Local authorities, private owners, community groups and custodians of monuments are eligible to apply under the following 3 streams;

  • Stream 1 will offer grants up to €85,000 aimed at essential repairs and capital works for the conservation and repair of archaeological monuments.
  • 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.
  • Stream 3 will offer grants of up to €30,000 for enhancement of access infrastructure and interpretation (including virtual/online) at archaeological monuments

Hard Copy application forms and further information can be reviewed here.

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