Apply for Event Grant Funding

Apply for Event Grant Funding

Margate, Birchington Westgate and Surrounding Villages

Applications for event grant funding are currently closed. 

We are awaiting confirmation of the Event Grant Funding budget for 2017/18 and will post an update on this page as soon as notification is received.

In the meantime, if you need any further information, please contact us.

View successful applications for 2016/17

Broadstairs and St Peters

If your event is planned for Broadstairs or St Peters, please contact the Broadstairs and St Peters Town Council who award the funding on our behalf on 01843 868718 or


If your event is planned for Ramsgate, please contact the Ramsgate Town Council who award the funding on our behalf on 01843 598753 or

Alternative funding opportunities:

Funding search resources

This list has been compiled to assist you with researching alternative and/or additional funding; being able to demonstrate that you are proactive in your approach for seeking assistance can only benefit your chances of securing funding.

  • Kent 4 Community

    A database of funding opportunities across the UK but with an emphasis on Kent.  It has a free search facility and you can sign up for regular updates on funding opportunities.
  • Funding Central

    Set up by the National Council of Voluntary Organisations, Funding Central lists over 4,000 funding opportunities.
  • Vol Resource

    Aims to make it quick and easy to get to useful information on anything to do with running a voluntary organisation, whether a community group, charity or other non-profit body.

Land Hire

Please remember that if you would like to use Thanet District Council land for your event you will need to go through our Land Hire procedure. 

  • Everything you need to know about Land Hire plus the application form.
  • We also have safety guidance notes available to organisers planning an event on Council premises.