Community Festivals Fund 2020 – 2021 – closing 26 Mar

The Community Festivals Fund is jointly funded by Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council and the Department for Communities (Dfc) to recognise the role that festivals can play in increasing social cohesion, economic regeneration and strengthening community relations. The grant scheme aims to assist constituted groups working within the Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council area. All grants are subject to funding being agreed by Dfc.

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The Council is hosting Information Workshops to facilitate organisations with information relating to the completion of the application to the Community Festivals Fund 2020/21 as follows:

  • ISLAND Arts Centre – Monday 9 March, 6pm
  • Moneyreagh Community Centre – Tuesday 10 March, 6pm

To book your place, please contact Assistant Community Arts Officer

T: 02892 447503

Please note that Registration for these workshops is Essential.

ISLAND Arts Centre, Lagan Valley Island, The Island, Lisburn, Co. Antrim, BT27 4RL
T: 028 9244 7744

Deadline for submission Thursday 26th March 2020, 4pm (Late applications will not be accepted)

artist forms link
New Belfast Community Arts Initiative trading as Community Arts Partnership is a registered charity (XR 36570) and a company limited by guarantee (Northern Ireland NI 37645).Registered with The Charity Commission as New Belfast Community Arts Initiative - NIC105169.