Heritage and Conservation

Built Heritage Investment Scheme (BHIS) Grant

Heritage and Conservation

Level of Funding: Minimum €2,500 - Maximum €15,000

Fingal County Council is now accepting applications for the Built Heritage Investment Scheme (BHIS).  This is a scheme operated by each local authority to assist with the repair and conservation of Protected Structures, and in certain cases, works to structures within Architectural Conservation Areas.  Fingal County Council has a fund of €72,000 to allocate in 2021 and so applications will be assessed and prioritised on the basis of: Significance of the Structure; Effectiveness of the Works; Employment Benefits.  Generally the amount of funding awarded cannot exceed 50% of the cost of works up to a maximum amount of €15,000.

The Guidance Circular on the Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2021, which explains the scheme and the Application Form, are available to download.

Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2021 Explanatory Circular

 Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2021 application form  

 The Irish language versions of the BHIS 2021 Circular and Application Form A are available on https://www.housing.gov.ie/ga/oidhreacht/oidhreacht-thogtha/cunamh-airg… 

CLOSING DATE: Due to the current COVID 19 Restrictions the closing date for receipt of applications for this scheme has been extended out to 5pm on Friday 26th February 2021.  Application forms along with relevant supplementary material should be emailed to   [email protected]   in either Word or pdf format.  The size of the email with all attachments should not exceed 15MB.