The Beat Carnival is funded and supported by the following organisations:

  • The Arts Council of Northern Ireland - annual funding programme
  • Belfast City Council - Community Festivals and Development & Outreach funding streams
  • Department of Social Development - City Centre Events grant
  • Peace III - Creative Legacies programme
  • Peace III - City of Festivals programme
  • Culture Programme of the European Union
  • Invest Northern Ireland
  • Lloyds TSB Foundation