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Funding your festival or event

Allerdale Borough Council is committed to supporting the development of festivals and community-based events that will enhance the arts and cultural offering in the borough. We have supported various festivals and events with grants of up to £2,000 through our festivals and events fund.

Download our festival and events fund guidance

How to apply

To apply for a grant, complete the online application form below.

You will need a myAllerdale account to apply. If you do not have one, you can create one by clicking the "Register now" link.

If you have already secured a grant, you are required to complete a monitoring form and return it to festivals.events@allerdale.gov.uk to keep us up to date with the progress of your festival or event and to receive the full amount of funding. You can download a copy of the monitoring form here:

Download the Festival and Events Fund monitoring form

If you would like any further information, please contact us.

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