Conservation Grants

Please note: The Architectural Conservation Grant referenced on this page is managed through a third-party,, contracted by Cork City Council to process online submissions.  You will be presented with the privacy policy and terms and conditions if you choose to use the service.

There are 3 conservation grants available through Cork City Council:

Built Heritage Investment Scheme

This grant scheme is to support the repair and conservation and repair of privately owned properties that are protected under the Planning and Development Act 2000.  Please note that the final date for receipt of Built Heritage Investment Scheme applications is 5 p.m. on Monday, 23rd January 2023.  

Architectural Conservation Area Grant

Applications were invited for the Architectural Conservation Area (ACA) Grant Scheme for 2022. Please note the closing date for receipt of completed applications was 4 pm onWednesday, 6th April 2022.

This scheme is to assist the owners of eligible buildings in the historic areas of Cork City to undertake conservation and repair works necessary to secure their conservation e.g. repairs of windows, doors, roofs and chimneys, gutters, railings and shopfronts.  

Apply online for an ACA grant by completing the form through the following link:

Alternatively, application forms and details of the scheme can be downloaded from the pdf at the bottom of this page.  Completed applications can be forwarded by post to the Conservation Officer, Planning Policy Section, Strategic & Economic Development Directorate, Cork City Council, City Hall, Cork or by email

Historic Structures Fund

This fund assists with works to safeguard historic structures in urgent need of repair to help prevent the loss or deterioration of Ireland’s architectural heritage.  It also supports owners/occupiers in their long-term commitment to securing the future of the architectural heritage.  Only structures or parts of structures in immediate danger of significant deterioration will qualify for consideration for funding.  Please note that the final date for receipt of applications for the Historic Structures Fund is 5 p.m. on Monday, 23rd January 2023