VE Day Celebration Scheme 2020

Ards & North Down Borough Council is now inviting applications from the community for local community events that mark The VE Day Celebrations.

This celebration scheme comprises of a small grant, to help support the many and varied community/ residents’ groups across Ards and North Down area to hold community celebration events, that coincide with the national celebrations over the weekend of Friday 8th May 2020.

Constituted community/residents’ groups only can apply for grants of up to £350 towards the costs involved in organising local neighbourhood events, such as street parties, in celebration of VE Day between Thursday 7th May and Monday 11th May 2020.

Grant funding will be allocated on a first come, first served basis until the scheme is depleted.

If you wish to apply for grant funding, please download and complete the Grant Application form from  

If you have any queries or questions on the VE Day Celebrations scheme or you would like a paper application form, please contact Emma Hunter or Robbie Adams – or telephone 0300 013 3333.