Apply to be our primary beneficiary

Will YOU be our 2024 primary beneficiary?

We’re looking for local groups and organisations to apply to be our primary beneficiary next year.

One local group has the chance to receive 50% of the profits from next year’s event with the remaining 50% distributed amongst other local good causes who provide volunteers to help put on this event.

We donated just over £24k to local charities and organisations following our 2023 Coronation-themed event and in just over 10 years, £150k of funds raised through the event have been donated to groups across the local community.

So if your group or organisation would like to become a partner of Ilkley Carnival 2024 fill in the form below or download from Beneficiaries Application Form – please email your completed form to

The deadline for applications is 13 November 2023, successful shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview at 32-24 The Grove on the evening of Monday 20 November 2023.

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