Key data about The National Lottery Community Fund: financial year 2019/20

Key statistics

  • 7547 projects supporting health and wellbeing
  • 1433 projects improving education and life skills
  • 8189 projects that bring communities together
  • 886 employment and enterprise projects
  • 4184 more active communities
  • 1151 environmental projects
  • We funded over 30,204 projects at least one in every local authority (bar the Isles of Scilly)
  • 83.3% of our grants were for £10,000 or less
  • In total we made 14,003 grants That's over £588.2m

For thematic statistics (eg. environmental, health and wellbeing, etc), we've counted projects which include these themes, but not exclusively.

Grant data

Across our grant making the Fund is committed to transparency so that people in the lead have the information they need. We work with the 360Giving initiative to publish our grant data. We have used the 360Giving standard to produce a file of all the grants we have made 2004 onwards.

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