Community Festivals Fund – Now Open – closing 31 Jan 2022

The Community Festivals Fund is a competitive scheme and festival organisers will be required to demonstrate how their festival meets the assessment criteria. There is no guarantee that successful applicants will receive the amount applied for.

The scheme will operate on a rolling basis from 12noon on Friday 2nd July 2021 to 31st January 2022 or before this date if the budget has been fully allocated.

Further information on the grant process is available by contacting the Grants Office at: Tel: 028 2563 3530 or 028 9335 8240 or by emailing

To apply

Go to the link below to read the full guidance (bottom of page of link) and to apply online.

Community Festivals Fund 2021-22

Deadline for receipt of applications is: 31 Jan 2022 (subject to funding)

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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.