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Help charities and win cash prizes

People’s Postcode Lottery is a charity subscription lottery open to players across Britain. For £10 a month, you can play with your postcode for prizes every single day. Each ticket could pick up life-changing cheques, a brand new BMW, or a Dream Holiday and your subscription helps fund charities near you.

Since 2005, our players have raised over £135 Million for charities and community projects across Britain and beyond. A minimum of 30% of the ticket price goes to charities as unrestricted funding. Our players are helping fantastic charities do amazing work in difficult times.

Our parent company Novamedia has been operating Postcode Lotteries around the world since 1989. Their aim is to raise funds for and widen awareness of deserving charities. All of these lotteries use the same simple recipe – players winning fantastic prizes and helping good causes. There are currently four sister charity lotteries: 

These charity lotteries are a fantastic force for good, and together are the largest fundraising private charity donor in the world​. Sign up today and you can help us help even more amazing charities.

Applying for Funding

Do you know a deserving cause near you? They can directly apply for funding from four of the charity trusts which distribute funds raised by our players. Check out the websites:

to find out more details and see when and how to apply. The other charity trusts which share out player funding work with specific charity organisations, grouped by theme. For example, Postcode Children Trust works with specialist organisations to inspire and support children and young people to make the most of their lives and opportunities.

Latest news

Lucky players in postcode sector NE8 4 are set to share a whopping £3 Million

August 25, 2016

Good Luck In Gateshead

Players in Gateshead will be delighted to discover that they are set to share a £3 Million prize pot, as postcode sector NE8 4 has been drawn as the August Postcode Millions winning sector. Winners will receive an invitation in the post inviting them to a special event at Saltwell Park, Gateshead ...

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Tottenham Hotspur Foundation uses football in particular as a means of engaging children and young people

August 23, 2016

Engaging Young People Through Sport

Tottenham Hotspur Foundation, the charitable body of Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, uses sport - in particular football - as a vehicle to create potentially life-changing opportunities for children, young people, and others in local communities and around the world. Since 2006, the Foundation h ...

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Booked! events allow communities to experience the magic of the Book Festival locally

August 16, 2016

The Power Of Reading

The Edinburgh International Book Festival is the world's leading literary festival. It takes place each year in a purpose-built tented village in Edinburgh's beautiful Charlotte Square Gardens, hosting over 800 events which are enjoyed by people of all ages. One of its main aims is to engage child ...

Read more about The Power Of Reading's smart-metering software makes it easy to set up micro-electricity grids in poor areas

August 15, 2016

Green Challenge Finalists

The 10th edition of the Postcode Lottery Green Challenge is approaching its final stages, and Manchester-based startup is one of the five remaining businesses in the running to win an incredible €500,000. The five finalists –, PHYSEE and Ioniqa Technologies, from the Netherla ...

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