Community events and festivals fund - funding criteria and guidance notes

Eligibility criteria

  • Any formally constituted not-for-profit community group operating within and serving Lichfield District can apply.
  • Events must take place within the administrative boundary of Lichfield District and must be a new community event.
  • Applications must demonstrate how the event will provide economic benefit for the local area and its residents.
  • Community event fund applications must show they have secured external funding for their event and will not be solely reliant on funding from Lichfield District Council.
  • Organisations can only apply for funding for one event each year.
  • The following are not eligible for funding:
    • events of a political nature
    • events promoting a religious doctrine
    • events viewed as offensive or defamatory
    • events run by profit-making organisations or for profit
    • events run by individual members of the public.