Theme 6 - Finsbury Park 150th Anniversary Celebrations 2019
- Total budget available: £20,000
- Up to £1,000 per application
In 2019 Finsbury Park celebrates its 150 year anniversary, and we would like to encourage everyone to celebrate this occasion with us! The celebrations will include a year long programme of celebrations, with a focused ten day event programme from 1 to 10 August 2019.
The Finsbury Park 150th anniversary celebrations small grants is our open-access programme to encourage local people to get involved.
We are fortunate that we are able to offer a grant programme that allows is to support a broad range of not-for-profit projects and events that create quality work which would highlight and celebrate Finsbury Park. This wouldn't be possible without the income we get from the major events that take place in Finsbury Park.
The Finsbury Park 150th anniversary celebrations small grants offers local groups and organisations the opportunity to apply for funding to organise events that will form part of the overall annual events programme.
Who can apply?
Anyone! We want to get as many people involved in using and celebrating Finsbury Park, so whether you are a recognised stakeholder group wanting to put on an event, or an individual with an idea to celebrate Finsbury Park, let us know. Applications will be assessed for practicality and organisational capabilities.
Anyone who applies to the grant, needs to:
- Ensure that the activity takes place in Finsbury Park
- Be based within the Finsbury Park area (Haringey, Hackney, Islington)
- Be a not-for-profit organisation
- Have a bank or building society account
- Use our logo as a condition of receiving a grant
What can I apply for?
We want to fund projects that celebrate the 150th anniversary of Finsbury Park, which will form part of the entire annual celebration events programme. We want these projects to engage with the community and be accessible for all.
This programme supports projects and event based on the following:
- Heritage and history
- Visual arts and exhibitions
- Combined arts
Each group can apply for up to £1,000 for individual projects or events.
How to apply?
If you are holding an event you will need to ensure that you have applied to use the park and supplied all event management documentation. To apply for the park complete the official online event park hire application (external link)
Once the event/project has taken place, you will need to supply receipts and invoices showing what you have spent and how much you are claiming and we will do the rest!
Alternatively, if you need the money in advance of the event, we will require a full budget breakdown, and pro-forma invoices showing how the money will be spent. Receipts and a summary of the event will need to be supplied on the event completion.
Please follow these steps once you have received approval for your grant:
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