Community Monuments Fund 2023
The Community Monuments Fund was first established in 2020 to provide investment in Ireland’s archaeological heritage. The Community Monuments Fund 2023 was launched by Mr. Malcolm Noonan TD. Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform on the 21st November 2022.
The Community Monuments Fund provides funding for projects in relation to:
(i) Archaeological Monuments that are included in the Record of Monuments and Places (RMP) under the National Monuments Act 1930 (as amended);
(ii) Archaeological Monuments that are identified in the Sites and Monuments Record compiled by the National Monuments Service.
There are 3 Streams:
Stream 1 will offer grants up to €100,000 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.
It is recommended that private applicants and/or community groups wishing to make an application under CMF 2023 contact the Heritage Officer for advice prior to making applications.
Applications should be made to the Heritage Officer, Planning Department Wexford County Council by Friday 27th January 2023. For queries, please contact the Heritage Officer, Catherine McLoughlin, at 053 9196453 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Community Monuments fund scheme particulars and application form can be downloaded here:
- Community Monuments fund Application Form
- Community Monuments fund Handbook