North Kesteven District Council has been allocated £3.2 million from the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF). Under the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF), a programme of events is being put together, to run up until March 2025. A total of £214,075 has been allocated to this Events Programme. Under the Events Programme, £12,000 is being offered to fund new events in the district, to engage the community, with the aim to improve pride in place.

The event must be located within the district of North Kesteven, and it must also be the first time the event has been held and must be match funded. For further information please contact the Economic Development team by emailing

This fund will run until the fund is exhausted or no later than March 2024, all funds must be spent by this date. The fund will open again in April 2024.

To apply for the funding, submit one side of A4, outlining the type of event being proposed, the location, date and length of event, the amount of funding required along with match funding details and what the expected outcomes are. Please also include evidence of use of local resources, a promotional plan, and community involvement. In addition to this, you must also include a spreadsheet detailing the expected spend. Please send these documents to the Economic Development team by emailing

This information is also available here:

NKDC – Events Funding Programme