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Apply for a £350 grant to go towards your King’s Coronation event

Applications to apply for a £350 grant to go towards a King’s Coronation event has been extended to Tuesday 11th April by midday.

Local charities and organisations can apply for grants of up to £350 to put on community picnics, flower shows, art projects, exhibitions or displays to celebrate the King’s Coronation.  

A £3,500 grant pot is available to support charity, community groups, not for profit organisations and schools to celebrate the King’s Coronation in Weymouth.  A maximum of £350 would be available to any one group to meet the costs of community events over the special bank holiday weekend (Saturday 6th, Sunday 7th and Monday 8th May 2023). 

Chair of Services Committee, Cllr Ryan Hope, said: “Offering these grants will help local communities and residents come together to celebrate this wonderful event. 

“Weymouth Town Council is keen to hear from organisations that are interested in holding events for their communities so we can help with funding to meet costs or purchase materials you might need. We hope all organisers will think about ensuring their events are as environmentally friendly as possible.” 

If you require any advice or guidance, please contact Weymouth Town Council on 01305 239839 or at office@weymouthtowncouncil.gov.uk

Completed forms to be returned by email or to – Weymouth Town Council, Council Offices, Commercial Road, Weymouth Dorset DT4 8NG or by email office@weymouthtowncouncil.gov.uk by Tuesday 11th April by midday.

Grants will not be available for commercial events. 



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