Outdoor Recreation and Infrastructure Scheme (ORIS) is open
A €15 million fund for outdoor adventure projects is opening for applications. This is all about supporting our natural amenities such as our, lakes, rivers, walkways and greenways.
The Outdoor Recreation and Infrastructure Scheme (ORIS) will provide major boost to rural tourism. The €15 million fund is to develop our lakes, beaches, bogs, forest walks, blueways, greenways and bridleways & focus on supporting adventure activities such as hiking, mountaineering, kayaking, swimming and cycling. It is funded in partnership with Fáilte Ireland.
The Scheme is funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development in partnership with Fáilte Ireland and projects applications will be accepted under the following Measures:
Measure 1 for small scale projects requiring funding of up to €30,000
Measure 2 for medium scale projects with funding of up to €200,000
Measure 3 for large scale projects seeking funding of up to €500,000 and
Project Development Measure funding of up to €50,000 for development costs for strategic large scale projects.
5.15pm on Monday, 18th April 2022 for Measure 1 and Project Development Measure.
5.15pm on Wednesday, 25th May 2022 for Measures 2 & 3