Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2018

Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2018 - Announcement

Leitrim County Council wishes to invite applications under the above, recently announced, funding scheme as operated by the Department of Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht. The purpose of the Built Heritage Investment Scheme (BHIS) is to assist with the repair and conservation of structures protected under the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) and in certain cases, for the conservation of structures within Architectural Conservation Areas. The focus and priority of this scheme will be on job creation. The scheme seeks to leverage private capital for investment in a significant number of labour-intensive, small-scale conservation projects and to support the employment of skilled and experienced conservation professionals, craftspeople and tradespersons in the repair of the historic built environment.

This grants scheme will be administered by Leitrim County Council. The minimum level of funding awarded will be €2,500 up to a maximum of €15,000 with applicants required to provide a minimum of 50% of total project cost. Applicants should read the guidelines and be familiar with the qualifying criteria and conditions of the scheme. All applicants must complete Application Form A of Circular BHIS 18/1(see below) and return to:


The Planning Department,

Leitrim County Council, 

Aras an Chontae,

Carrick on Shannon,

Co. Leitrim,

The latest date for receipt of completed applications is 4.00 p.m. on Wednesday31st January 2018. For further information please contact the Planning Department, Leitrim County Council,  Aras an Chontae, Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim, Telephone 071 9650450 – email planning@leitrimcoco.ie

Guidelines, which include an Application form, can be found here

Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2018 - Circular.pdf (size 609.9 KB)

BHIS 2018 - Appendix II - Application Form .docx (size 60.2 KB)

BHIS 2018 - Appendix I - Qualifying and Non Qualifying Works.pdf.pdf (size 260.6 KB)

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