Submissions invited to Cork City Council Grant Scheme 2020

Cork City Council Grant Scheme 2020 Cork City Council acknowledges and supports the tremendous work that is carried out by local heritage groups and organisations across the city to protect, enhance and promote the heritage of Cork City. To that end there are two grants available for heritage in the city. The Local Heritage Community Grant Scheme is aimed at providing core funding in the form of small grants for local, community-based heritage groups and individuals who are involved in ongoing work that benefits the Heritage of Cork City. Funding of between €200 and €1000 is available per grant. Previous project funded include a winter series of archaeological lectures, training on natural heritage, exhibitions on local history, podcasts on the bridges of Cork and events such as the Coal Quay Festival and the Mother Jones Festival Local Heritage Publication Grant Scheme is aimed at supporting the publication and printing of high quality publications on local heritage topics which raise awareness and appreciation of local heritage. Funding of between €1000 and €4000 is available per publication grant. A total of up to €12,000 will be available for this grant scheme. 13 books have been supported through this grant since 2015 and include publications on topics such as St Josephs Cemetery, The contribution of Cork women during the revolutionary years, the history of the LGBT community in Cork and the history of the Fire Service in Cork to name a few The Closing Date for receipt of application forms for this grant scheme is 5pm on Friday the 14th of February 2020. For an application form or further information please contact: Anthony Hayes, Cork City Council, City Hall, Cork Email anthony_hayes@corkcity.ie or tel 021 2389810 These grant schemes are an action from the Cork City Heritage Plan 2015-2020

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