Our Current Schemes

View the funding streams open at present.

Heritage Capacity Fund

A grant scheme for not-for-profit heritage-focused non-governmental organisations (ngos) with a demonstrated national relevance.

Heritage Stewardship Fund

A scheme to support staff in local authorities, state agencies and third level institutions with responsibilities for heritage programmes, e.g., stewardship of and access to collections, archives, buildings, monuments, habitats.

Historic Towns Initiative (For Local Authorities only)

The Historic Towns Initiative (HTI) is a joint undertaking by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage and the Heritage Council which aims to promote the heritage-led regeneration of Ireland’s historic towns.


Please note Community Heritage Grant Scheme 2023- will open in January
A separate Community Heritage Grant Scheme will be advertised in January 2023 for community/voluntary and not-for-profit organisations to apply for funding for heritage projects. Further details will be available in the New Year.