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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 £168 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

The January Postcode Millions will be landing in Loanhead at the end of the month.

January 18, 2017

Lottery Luck For Loanhead

Lottery luck has landed in Loanhead in Scotland after it was revealed that local players of People's Postcode Lottery are set to share an amazing £3 Million prize pot. EH20 9 has been drawn as the next winning postcode sector for the coveted £3 Million Postcode Millions prize, which is won every ...

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The Ready for Work programme gives those furthest from employment a chance to get back on track

January 17, 2017

Funding The Prince's Charities

For over 40 years, The Prince of Wales has been a leader in identifying charitable need and setting up and driving forward charities to meet it. From the early days of The Prince's Trust in the mid-1970s, his charitable interests have grown to the point where the Prince's charities represent a bro ...

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Grandparents Plus supports people who look after friends' and relatives' children

January 10, 2017

Helping Kinship Carers

National charity Grandparents Plus has been awarded £250,000 by players of People's Postcode Lottery to support some of the country's most vulnerable families. The funding will be used to help 'kinship carers' – family and friends who've taken on care of children when their parents can't look aft ...

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Royal Voluntary Service

January 03, 2017

Fighting Loneliness

Royal Voluntary Service provides practical help and support to older people so that they can live safely and independently at home and stay connected to their communities. One million older people living in Britain today say that they are always or often lonely. Life changes, such as retirement, t ...

Read more about Fighting Loneliness