Funding your festival or event

Please note applications to the Festival and Events Fund are currently closed. We will reopen applications for consideration in April 2019. 

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 a total of 12 local festivals and events with grants of up to £2,000 through our Festivals and Events Fund.

If you have already successfully secured a grant, you are required to complete a monitoring form and return it to 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 below:

Download the Festival and Events Fund monitoring form

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