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Queen's Jubilee Fund

This funding is specifically to support the organisation of local community events or projects that mark the occasion of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee when the Queen becomes the first British monarch to celebrate 70 years of service.

A bank holiday weekend of celebrations is planned to take place between 2 and 6 June 2022 to mark the occasion. Please note the planned projects/events that are applied for do not need to take place on that weekend.

Please read this guidance thoroughly before applying to the Queen's Jubilee Fund using the application form provided.

Please return your completed application form and a copy of your group/organisation’s bank statement by 6 April 2022 at 5pm to

Assessment of all applications will be carried out shortly after the closing date by a cross-sector panel involving North Lanarkshire Council’s Communities Team; staff from Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire (VANL) and NHS Lanarkshire Health Improvement.

Applicant organisations will be notified of decisions shortly after an assessment is completed.

What can be funded?

Community groups and organisations can apply for funding to organise local events that could range for example, from a community lunch, street party or barbeque to tea dances, fun/activity days, history or cultural community events related to Jubilee, sports events, equipment to support events e.g., craft materials, musical instruments, decorations, bunting etc

Community groups and organisations will be responsible for making sure that any necessary licenses are in place and compliance with appropriate regulations. Organisations will be responsible for the clearing up and effective disposal of any refuse following planned projects/events. 

What cannot be funded?

Projects that require ongoing maintenance by North Lanarkshire Council will not be considered.

Projects that are not open and accessible to all in the local community will not be considered

How much can organisations apply for?

Organisations and local groups can apply for up to £2,000. Constituted organisations that are applying on their own behalf and for non-constituted organisations may apply for additional funding.

Queen's Jubilee funding application form and fund guidance


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Page last updated:
28 Mar 2022

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