Margate Pride is a Community Interest Company. We don’t get core funding to make Pride happen or to support the work we do throughout the year. We rely on your donation to keep Pride happening. If you’d like make a donation there are a few ways you can do this.
You can easily donate to Margate Pride online and ensure our future and keep Pride a free event for everyone to attend, not those that can afford a ticket.
Please donate to support us if you can. Your donation will help keep Pride happening and support our year-round work.
Why do we need donations?
Pride is produced by a team of volunteers, we pay our artists, performers, producers as they help make wonderful and memorable experiences for Margate and our visitors. Aside from paying people for their time, skills and expertise, costs include the road closures & licences, insurance, St John’s Ambulance, float hire, staging, PA system, security, traffic management, venue hire, generators and much more. The parade and rally costs over £15,000 alone.
In 2019 over 20,000 people visited Margate Pride, 1,000 people joined the parade and we curated over 20 events for week-long festival across Margate including sell-out gigs and club nights. Sponsorship of Margate Pride offers great outreach, and you can reach thousands of people through our events and social channels.
Our website had an incredible 280,000 page views in 2019. Our Programme had 14,000 online reads and our socials are constantly growing and have incredible engagement rates.
Opportunities exist for sponsoring Margate Pride events and year-round partnerships.