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Grants available to those who wish to organise events for D-Day 80th Commemorations

Weymouth Town Council is thrilled to announce an exciting opportunity for local community groups and organisations to commemorate the 80th Anniversary of D-Day.

Grants of up to £350 are now available to support community-based events or activities with a total of £3,500 up for grabs. The money can be used to fund costs such as food, refreshments, decorations, entertainment, equipment, activity materials, displays, insurance, venue hire, and marketing costs.  

Jane Biscombe, Town Clerk of Weymouth said: “We are excited to offer these grants to support the incredible work being done by community groups in Weymouth. These funds will enable organisations to host events and activities to commemorate the 80th anniversary of D-Day.” 

To be eligible for funding, applicants must:

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 office@weymouthtowncouncil.gov.uk or D-Day Grants, Weymouth Town Council, Council Offices, Commercial Road, Weymouth Dorset DT4 8NG no later than Tuesday 21st May 2024.

Applications will be assessed based on the potential impact of the proposed event or activity on the local community. To fill out the application form and read more click here.


Notes to Editors 

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