Events and Festivals Fund

19 October 2023

The Events and Festivals Fund was launched in 2022 as a new grant scheme replacing the Tourism Events Fund and the Community Festivals Fund.

Applications are invited for financial assistance to local, neighbourhood and large events/festivals that meet several criteria, find out more here about the three levels of grant funding available.

Applications are accepted from appropriately constituted not for profit organisations, including Limited Companies and Charities. Applicants must deliver an event or festival in the Borough of Ards and North Down


The funding for events taking place from the 1st April 2024 to the 31st March 2025 is now open.

Deadline for applications, Friday 3rd November at 12 noon.


Please contact for further information.


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