Expressions of Interest Call
The 2021 Town and Village Renewal Scheme has announced grants from €20,000 to €500,000 to help revitalise towns and villages post-Covid-19. The scheme’s focus for 2021 is designed to breathe new life into towns and villages as attractive places to live and work under of the Government’s 5-year strategy “Our Rural Future”.
The measures that will be supported by the Town and Village Renewal Scheme 2021 include:
Tackling dereliction in town centres, turning vacant properties into remote working facilities and enterprise, cultural tourism and community hubs, supporting local authorities to run innovative marketing campaigns to attract remote workers to their county, upgrade and improve shop fronts on main streets, projects that support and enhance the night time economy and add vibrancy to town centres.
i. 4 applications funding €20,000 to €100,000
ii. 2 applications funding €20,000 to €250,000
iii. 1 application funding €20,000 to €500,000
iv. 1 application funding up to €50,000 (New Project Development Measure)
Wexford County Council invites Expressions of Interest from town/village groups who may have a suitable project for consideration under the Scheme.
All expressions of interest received will be assessed, following which a maximum of 8 proposals will be selected for development into detailed applications and submitted to the Department of Rural and Community Development for consideration under the Scheme.
Online Expression of Interest Application form
Town and Village Renewal Scheme Outline here.
Download the Expression of Interest Form here.
“Our Rural Future” – Department of Rural and Community Development
Applications may be submitted:
- Online by clicking on the following link: here.
- By post to – ‘EOI Town and Village Renewal 2021’, Wexford County Council, Economic Development Section, Carricklawn, Wexford. Y35 WY93.
- By email to – email@example.com
Closing date for receipt of applications: 5pm on Friday 28th May, 2021