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dlr Grants Scheme 2021 

The dlr Grants Scheme 2021 (Round 2) is designed to support local initiatives which promote growth and development in the area of community development, events, heritage, environment, arts and business area promotion in the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown area. 

Grants open at 9am on Monday 15th March 2021 and close at 11.55pm on Friday 16th April 2021. 

Community Monument Fund 2021

Applications are now open for the Community Monument Fund for 2021, an initiative of the National Monuments Service of the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage.

The core aims of this Fund are the conservation, maintenance, protection and presentation of archaeological monuments. The fund can support:
•conservation works carried out on monuments which are deemed to be significant and in need of urgent support;
•access to monuments and improvements to their presentation
•building resilience in our monuments to enable them to withstand the effects of climate change.

The Department encourages project promoters to incorporate a traditional skills training element in projects.

Private applicants and/or community groups who are the owners or custodians of archaeological monuments can find details of the scheme and how to apply here.

The deadline for submission of applications to Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council for consideration is 12th April 2021.

Heritage Council of Ireland Community Grant Scheme 2021

The aim of this national scheme is to support capital projects that improve access and inclusion to heritage sites and that apply good heritage practice to the management of places, collections, or objects (including buildings). The scheme also supports the purchase of essential equipment. This scheme is intended to enable communities and heritage non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to continue their work in this area or to start new initiatives.

The deadline for the 2021 scheme was Monday 29th March. Please contact the Heritage Office if you would like advice on making a submission in 2022.