Gala and Other Events, Applications and Funding: Information and Advice

The Regeneration Team have responsibility for the management and payment of the Gala Committee and Other Events Fund and the management and updating of the Gala and Other Events, Applications and Funding: Information and Advice page.


- The Gala and Other Events Grant Fund 2022 is now open to applications with a closing date of 5pm on Friday 1st April 2022.


Each year the Council Executive provides funding to assist organisations across West Lothian to hold a gala or event. This fund is called the Gala and Other Event Fund.In 2022 the fund is £40,000. The grant is awarded as a 'contribution' to the costs of holding a gala or other similar event. The Gala and Other Event Fund is managed as set out in the Gala and Other Events Fund Grant Scheme Guidance Notes for Applicants (revised 2022) available below.

Privacy Notice

You should be aware that as part of the application process information provided by the applicant will be recorded within our filing systems. For further information about how your information will be dealt with please see our privacy notice:

Icon for pdf Gala and Other Events Fund Privacy Notice [106.96KB]

Information, Advice and Promotion

For further information and advice and, to promote your gala event, see the links in the Related Pages box at the bottom of this page.

For funding enquiries please contact Graham Whitelaw on 01506-281101 or e-mail 

For Events related queries please contact Stewart Ness, Events Co-Ordinator on 07703 161565 or e-mail

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