Community Festivals Fund Grants


Call for funding applications 2022/2023

Ards and North Down Borough Council has opened its annual funding scheme for local constituted voluntary and community groups. Awards are subject to budget availability.

Groups from the Ards and North Down Borough can apply to the following grants funding streams:

  • Community Festivals Fund 2022-2023 - financial support to organise local, neighbourhood or large-scale festivals in 2022/23

Please note, this funding may not be used for The Queen's Platinum Jubilee Celebration. Funding for Jubilee Celebrations will be advertised separately in due course.

Funding Stream Open From Closing Date and Time
Community Festivals Fund 2022-2023 21st February 2022  21st March 2022 at 4pm

Application forms, guidance notes and criteria are available below or may be requested from the Community Development Section.

Applicants can view a guidance video: "How to complete the Community Festivals Fund application form" on the Council YouTube channel

Where possible completed applications should be emailed with an electronic signature to

If this not possible please forward completed application forms to the address below before the deadline. Further information is available from:

Community Development Section, Unit 5, 16 South Street, Newtownards, BT23 4JT

Tel: 0300 013 3333 or contact via e-mail: