Our Year Festival Support

Our Year Festival Support aims to support community led, mid-scale festivals across the district. The purpose of the grant is to support infrastructure costs, boost the skills of organisers and build local leadership capacity to deliver festivals.


There are three elements to the Our Year Festival Support:

-A fixed grant of £5,000

-An Events Handbook

-Individual Guidance – from Wakefield Council’s in-house expert Festivals and Major Events team

There will be 4 awards of £5,000, with a total of £20,000 allocated to this support.


Application Deadline: 5pm, Monday 4 March 2024


Please find the following documents available for download:

Get in touch

If you have any further queries about our application form or your Festival’s eligibility, please contact us at ouryear@wakefield.gov.uk

Our Year Festival Support Privacy Notice

Detailed information about Wakefield Council’s handling of your personal data can be found in its privacy policy, available online at www.wakefield.gov.uk/CultureGrants, or on request.