The Celebrations Grant offers grants up to £500 as a contribution towards the cost of community events that celebrate recognised local, national or international days.

Who can apply?

Community, voluntary and not-for-profit organisations holding events for Southampton city residents are eligible to apply.

Organisations with an annual income of less than £250,000 have priority. 

Please see our application guidelines for more information about what the Celebrations Grant can and can’t fund.

Deadline for applications

Applications for the first round of Celebration Grants have now closed. A second round will be announced later in the year.

For information about other grants available, please check our monthly bulletin.

If you have applied for a Celebration Grant you will be contacted in due course with an update on your application.

Existing grant holders

Please see the monitoring your grant page for details of what to do when your grant ends.