Key data about The National Lottery Community Fund: financial year 2017/18


Key statistics

  • We have touched the lives of 7.5m people (or 1 in 8 people in the UK)
  • 11,037 grants awarded
  • 90% of our awards to community projects were for £10k or less
  • We've made awards totalling £38m on behalf of other funders
  • In total we've awarded £508.5m (11,037 grants)
  • £9b (200,000 grants) of funding and grants awarded since 2004

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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