Events and Festivals Grant

This grant scheme is currently closed, but we aim to offer some grants later this year. If you would like to be notified when the scheme re-opens please subscribe to our funding newsletter.

About the grant scheme

We offer grants to support event organisers to hold events and festivals with more than 2,000 attendees across the city of Southampton. Grants of between £250 and £5,000 are available to support up to 50% of the costs of events and festivals that are accessible to the general public.

Applications are welcome from non-profit organisations such as voluntary and community groups, social enterprises, faith organisations, schools, PTAs and ‘Friends of’ groups. For-profit businesses or sole traders (applications will be considered on a case by case basis). Priority will be given to residents and organisations / businesses based in the City of Southampton.

Priority will be given to residents and organisations / businesses based in the City of Southampton.