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Burial Grounds Maintenance Community Grant

Local authorities may provide financial support to community operated burial grounds for maintenance and upkeep.

Burial Ground Maintenance Grant 2023

Burial Ground Committees in Tipperary are invited to apply for Maintenance Grants under the 2023 Scheme. The purpose of the Grant Scheme is to provide funding to Burial Ground Committees who carry out burial ground maintenance works. The Local Authority would like to acknowledge the excellent work undertaken by these voluntary committees.

Each Burial Ground Committee will be awarded a grant on the basis of the number of applications received and the funding available.

Grant Qualifying Criteria:

  • Registered with the Tipperary Public Participation Network (PPN Registration No.).
  • Copy of current Bank Statement.

All applications will be assessed during the Summer of 2023.

Closing date for completed applications is Friday, 10th March, 2023.

Please return to the relevant Municipal District highlighted on your application form.

All works in burial grounds carried out under the Scheme must comply with Department of Arts, Heritage and Gaeltacht – Historic Monument Service requirements.

These are detailed in a booklet called “The Care and Conservation of Graveyards” is available by following the link.

Forms for New Applicants Only are available from: Áine Brett, Environment & Climate Action Section, Tipperary County Council, Civic Offices, Clonmel, County Tipperary.

Tel: 0818 06 5000 aine.brett@tipperarycoco.

Related Information

Burial Ground Committees- Nenagh MD

What is Eligible: Maintenance of Burial Grounds

Grant Size: Equal amount to each Committee – determined by total available budget divided by number of applications (In 2018 amount was €697.54)

Match funding requirement (yes/no or %): No

Indicative timelines/dates: Closing date normally March – grant paid following submission of receipts etc.

Frequency: Annual

Status: Open

Burial Ground Grant- Cashel Tipperary MD

What is Eligible: Any Burial Ground Committee in District

Grant Size: Dependent on allocation from General Municipal Allocation of the District

Match funding requirement (yes/no or %): No

Indicative timelines/dates: Advertised in February, Closing date for Applications in March, Grants paid in June

Frequency: Annual

Status: Open

Burial Ground Maintenance- Thurles MD

What is Eligible: Committees who carry out burial ground maintenance works

Grant Size: €700

Match funding requirement (yes/no or %): No

Indicative timelines/dates: Allocated in April - Paid in May

Frequency: Annual

Status: Open

Burial Grounds- Clonmel BD

What is Eligible: Burial Ground Committees

Grant Size: €500-€600 approx.

Match funding requirement (yes/no or %): No

Indicative timelines/dates: Paid out in June

Frequency: Annual

Status: Open