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Community Programmes Funding

Local charities and good causes can now apply for up to £20,000
Local charities and good causes can help move their project forward by applying for funding between £500 and £20,000

Thanks to our players, local charities and good causes can now apply for funding.

Applications are now open until Wednesday 19th August. Eligible organisations can apply for grants between £500 and £20,000.

Interested charities and good causes can apply to one of four trusts, which each support different themes:

  • Postcode Neighbourhood Trust will help good causes affected by COVID-19. Groups looking to adapt or expand services, or to increase their resilience should apply.
  • People's Postcode Trust funds projects aimed at promoting human rights, combating discrimination and helping to prevent poverty.
  • Postcode Community Trust supports initiatives working to improve health and wellbeing in communities, including those that look to reduce isolation. The Trust also supports projects that increase participation in arts and physical recreation.
  • Postcode Local Trust is for groups looking to increase community access to outdoor space and improve biodiversity. Groups looking to improve sustainability or combat climate change are also encouraged to apply.

Short funding guides and an eligibility quiz can be found on each trust website to help applicants.

Laura Chow, Head of Charities at People's Postcode Lottery, said, "Over the past few months we've seen the important role that grassroots good causes play in communities throughout Britain.

"I'm delighted that players of People's Postcode Lottery are able to support these organisations with this funding opportunity. Nearly £7 Million will be awarded in grants, so I urge smaller, local good causes and groups to visit the trust websites, see where their project would best fit and get applying."

Find out more about the amazing Charities supported by our players. 32% of the ticket price goes to good causes, so far helping over 7,500 deserving charities in the UK and further afield.

Published: 04/08/2020

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