Telford 50 is Coming Soon...


If you have a great idea for a celebration for Telford’s 50th birthday but don’t quite have the budget to make this happen don’t worry, you can apply for funding both from the Council or other funding sources.

Telford Pride @ 50 Celebration Grant

Funding is available from the Council’s Pride in Our Community programme to help communities hold a celebration event for Telford’s 50th birthday during 2018. Communities are encourage to come together to think about how they would like to celebrate the milestone and are invited to apply to our Telford Pride @ 50 Celebration Grant to help make this happen.

If you’re a community/voluntary group, a neighbourhood group, faith group, charity, other not for profit organisation, Town or Parish Council, a school, a business or an individual this grant might be of interest to you. Celebrations/events must be distinct and different to those which you usually carry out over the course of a year and must be open, allowing the whole community to get involved.

You can apply for up to £2,000 to contribute to the costs of your celebration, this page contains all the documents you need to find out more about the grant and submit your application.

Please ensure you read the document about the grant before completing your application form, it will help you to understand what you can apply for and will improve your chances of success.

The deadline for applications is Monday 23 October 2017, 11.59pm.

Frequently asked questions

Apply now on a post it note

Return the completed application form to us by email:, before the deadline, Monday 23 October 2017, 11.59pm.

Useful information

Application form guidance notes
Guidance on communications
- About the grant
Post event monitoring form
Other funding sources