Funding for Heritage Projects


Grants and funding for heritage-related projects are available from a variety of sources. The most relevant sources of funding are detailed here.

Heritage Council Grant Schemes

The Heritage Council’s Grants Programme accepts applications for Heritage Project through their online Grants System. For up to date information on this funding, please see the Heritage Council’s website.

Laois County Council

A number of grant schemes are available through Laois County Council which may be of interest to groups or individuals developing community Heritage Projects. These include Community grants, Tidy Towns Grants and the Community and Voluntary Project Fund.

Laois Partnership

Grants for various community projects may be available from Laois Partnership.

Private Funds

Private funds such as IPB Insurance,  The Ireland Funds  and various others also occasionally offer funding to projects with a broad heritage theme. Check out their individual websites for details.