Our Balbriggan Placemaking Fund Application 2020/2021

The Our Balbriggan Rejuvenation Office of Fingal County Council has established a Placemaking Fund.

This fund has been established to make Balbriggan an even better place to live, work and play.

If you are a group, business, club, artist, individual with a good idea on transforming a space, large or small, we want to hear your ideas.

Be the change – think local – get involved.

The placemaking fund was established with a view to:

  • Improve the physical environment of the local area
  • Enable a more accessible physical and built environment
  • Enhance Balbriggan town centre through arts and culture
  • Create a sense of belonging
  • Increases opportunities for social connection
  • Support new activities in public place’s
  • Strengthen the community through learning new skills
  • Create opportunities for a healthier lifestyle.

How will it work?

We will fund good ideas from a minimum of €2,000 up to a maximum of €6,000

Who can apply?

Community Groups, Business’s/ Business Groups, Clubs, Artists and Individuals who operate within Balbriggan.

What type of Projects would be suitable?

Unique events which would increase the footfall/ liveliness of the streets.

Environmental Projects/Greening Projects/Urban Planting

Atmospheric Lighting

Public Art/Murals/Street Art

Creative Seating/Places to Meet/Spaces to Relax

Creation of Unique Events & Play Spaces

Other projects which will enhance residents/visitors experience in Balbriggan

Cleaner/ Greener / Safer

What do we aim to achieve?

To support good ideas to make Balbriggan an even better place

to live, work and play.

What is the Criteria?

Each project will be considered on the basis of the criteria set out below:

Evidence of the need for the project in Balbriggan and how it will add to our overall aim.

Evidence of Community and or Business Engagement and support for the project.

Evidence of the projects contribution towards supporting the local economy and the benefits it will bring.

Evidence of a well costed and thought out project.

Evidence of the projects sustainability following its completion.


In order to qualify for consideration you must:

lease, own or have permission to use any property/land etc.

 How to Apply?

Please apply online Here

Alternatively, please complete the application form [DOWNLOAD HERE] along with any other relevant information and return to:

OurBalbriggan Placemaking Fund, 1 George’s Square, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin K32 HK25

Ár mBaile Brigín, 1 Cearnóg Sheoirse, Baile Brigín, Baile Átha Cliath, K32 HK25

Or Closing date for all applications is 30th October 2020.

Email us here at ourbalbriggan@fingal.ie for  more information.

Please see our Placemaking Guidelines [DOWNLOAD HERE] for more information

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