Cultural Celebrations Fund 2022 to 2023

Applications for this fund have now closed

The fund will support and enhance a number of outdoor events across the borough between 1 May 2022 and 31 March 2023.

There is up to £95,000 funding available. Applicants are invited to apply for a maximum of £10,000, although please note that if your application is successful, the amount of funding you are awarded may differ from the amount you have requested.

  • The fund opened on Wednesday 12 January 2022 and closed at 9am on Wednesday 9 February 2022.
  • Shortlisted applicants will be invited to interview on 23 - 24 February 2022.
  • All applicants will be informed of provisional decisions by the end of March 2022.

Applications can be made via the online form on our application portal. Please read the Application Guide before starting your application.

Once you have registered on the application portal, before starting your application you can preview the questions in the application form by simply moving through the application sections one by one. If you would like a copy of the application form in another format to draft your application before submitting via the online portal, please contact the Events Team.

Read the application guide

Get support with your application

Frequently asked questions

Cultural Celebrations Terms and Conditions of funding (pdf, 242kb)


Fund opens

12 January 2022

Funding workshop 1

17 January 2022 (11am – 1pm)

Funding workshop 2

20 January 2022 (11am – 1pm)

Fund closes

9 February 2022

Application clarification questions

17 to 21 February 2022

Applicant interviews

23 to 24 February 2022

Successful applicants notified

(subject to funding)

 By end of March 2022

Event delivery

1 May 2022 to 31 March 2023

Join us at a workshop

You are welcome to join one of our bookable workshops facilitated by the Events Team, which will include a briefing on the fund followed by a Question and Answer session.  The workshops will take place on:

Monday 17 January 2022 at 11am (online via Microsoft Teams)

Thursday 20 January 2022 at 11am (online via Microsoft Teams)

The workshops are followed by bookable 15 minute one-to-one advice sessions with a member of the Events Team to discuss specific queries about your application (limited to one session per individual or organisation).

If you would like to attend either of these sessions, please email: or phone: 020 7525 3422.

Page last updated: 25 October 2022

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