Launch of GLAS Farm Building Restoration Scheme 2021

Maximum grant up to €25,000 available for the conservation of traditional farm buildings

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue T.D., has announced the opening of the 2021 GLAS Traditional Farm Buildings Grant Scheme which, this year, will involve an online application process.

This Scheme funds the conservation and preservation of traditional farm buildings and structures of significant heritage value and which are conserved for agriculture use.

The Heritage Council manages the scheme on behalf of the Department, and it is open to applicants who participate in the Green Low-Carbon Agri-Environment Scheme (GLAS). It is funded by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine under the Rural Development Programme.

  • Eligible applicants for the scheme are chosen on a competitive basis and 70 to 80 projects will be supported.
  • The grants available range between €4,000 and €25,000 with up to 75% of the cost of the project eligible for funding with a maximum available grant of €25,000.
  • The 2021 GLAS Traditional Farm Buildings Grant Scheme is open for applications from 4th March 2021.
  • Funding applications must be submitted via the Heritage Council’s Online Grants System at The closing date is 5 April 2021 at 5pm.

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