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People's Postcode Lottery

People's Postcode Lottery manages society lotteries on behalf of a range of charitable bodies. These lotteries support charities and good causes. Players of People's Postcode Lottery have raised more than £56.1 Million for charity.


Players of People's Postcode Lottery support thirteen Trusts:



These Trusts then provide grants to charities and community projects.


Our players fund the following good causes and grant-giving programmes:


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A grant-giving body funded entirely by players of People's Postcode Lottery that supports good causes across Britain that bring positive benefit to local communities.
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A grant-giving body funded entirely by players of People's Postcode Lottery that awards funds to organisations working in the areas of health, education, human rights, poverty and emergency relief, to improve the lives of people living in Africa.
Postcode Animal Trust
A grant-giving body funded entirely by players of People's Postcode Lottery that awards funds to good causes whose activities focus on animal welfare and the positive impact of interaction between people and animals.
Postcode Care Trust
A grant-giving body funded entirely by players of People's Postcode Lottery that awards funds to good causes across Britain that actively improve the lives and health of children, young people and communities.
Postcode Children Trust
A grant-giving body funded entirely by players of People's Postcode Lottery that awards funds to good causes whose activities benefit children and young people.
Postcode Community Trust
A grant-giving body funded entirely by players of People's Postcode Lottery that awards funds to projects that positively impact local communities.
Postcode Culture Trust
A grant-giving body funded entirely by players of People's Postcode Lottery that awards funds to charities that promotes a greater understanding and appreciation of arts, heritage (including natural heritage) and culture.
Postcode Dream Trust
A grant-giving body funded entirely by players of People's Postcode Lottery that supports charities who wish to deliver highly innovative, impactful and engaging projects across Britain.
Postcode Global Trust
A grant-giving body funded entirely by players of Peoples Postcode Lottery that awards funds to good causes based outside of Britain, which work in areas of health, education, human rights, poverty and emergency relief both at home and overseas.
Postcode Green Trust
A grant-giving body funded entirely by players of People's Postcode Lottery that awards funds to charities across Britain that actively promote environmental protection, conservation and enjoyment of our natural environment.
Postcode Heroes Trust
A grant-giving body funded entirely by players of People's Postcode Lottery that awards funds to good causes which encourage or inspire individuals or communities to improve their lives.
Postcode Planet Trust
A grant-giving body funded entirely by players of People's Postcode Lottery that awards funds to good causes in Britain and beyond, focusing on the environment, conservation, wildlife and the enjoyment of nature.
Postcode Sport Trust
A grant-giving body funded entirely by players of People's Postcode Lottery that awards funds to good causes whose activities promote the advancement of health and public participation in sport.

We have been operating Postcode Lotteries across the world since 1989. We believe we can use our knowledge to raise funds and awareness of charities, allowing the charities to focus on their own specific causes.


The People's Postcode Lottery and Postcode Care Trust's expertise allows us to focus on delivering vital services for the 250,000 people that go missing every year, as well as loved ones living with the pain and uncertainty of searching for them. This support streamlines many areas of our work and represents a very valuable partnership.


Missing People, who have received more than £2.8 Million to date

We have a strong relationship with the People's Postcode Lottery and the Postcode Care Trust. This makes for a streamlined process that sees the funds raised by the players maximised and going towards the resources and people that need them most.


Maggie's Cancer Caring Centres, who have received more than £3.6 Million to date

Our Organisation


People's Postcode Lottery has been operating in Great Britain since 2005. It mirrors the format of its sister lotteries in the Netherlands and Sweden. 



The People's Postcode Lottery brand is owned by Novamedia who operate five charity lotteries:



  • People's Postcode Lottery in Great Britain


Novamedia/Postcode Lotteries is the world's 3rd largest private charity donor.


To find out how to play People's Postcode Lottery, and how to sign up, visit our How it Works page.



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Applying For Funding


Players of People's Postcode Lottery support 55 charities regularly through the Postcode African Trust, Postcode Animal Trust, Postcode Care Trust, Postcode Children Trust, Postcode Community Trust, Postcode Culture Trust, Postcode Dream Trust, Postcode Global Trust, Postcode Green Trust, Postcode Heroes Trust, Postcode Planet Trust and Postcode Sport Trust. As the lottery continues to grow, further charity relationships will be developed.



In addition to this, the People's Postcode Trust has supported over 1,400 projects and awarded more than £9 Million in funding.



To apply for funding of up to £20,000 visit the People's Postcode Trust website, or email the Trust Office on info@postcodetrust.org.uk.

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At People's Postcode Lottery we're committed to supporting a responsible gaming environment on our website. People's Postcode Lottery supports the Responsible Gambling Trust, a charity which funds the work of Gamcare. GamCare provides help, information and advice to anyone suffering through a gambling problem. For the facts about gambling visit the GambleAware website.




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