Built Heritage Investment Scheme (BHIS) 2016 Announcement. Cavan County Council has received an allocation of €50,000 under this scheme and is inviting applications.
Published on: 11 Nov 2015
A new scheme – the Built Heritage Investment Scheme (BHIS) operated by the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, is being introduced in 2016 under the Government’s Stimulus Capital Programme.
Cavan County Council has received an allocation of €50,000 under this scheme and is inviting applications.
The fund is intended to assist with works to safeguard structures protected under the Planning & Development Act (as amended).
Priority will be given to small-scale, labour-intensive projects which should demonstrate a range of conservation skills and support the employment of skilled and experienced conservation professionals, craftspeople and tradespersons in the repair of the historic built environment.
The minimum level of funding awarded will be
€2,500 up to a maximum of €10,000.
A minimum of 50% match funding is required.
Closing date: Monday, December 7th 2015.
Application forms and details may be downloaded or are available on request from:
Anne-Marie Ward, Heritage Officer, Farnham Centre, Farnham Street, Cavan
Call: 049 437 8600