All programmes



Awards from the UK Portfolio

The UK Portfolio supports UK-wide ideas and projects. It tests and grows bold ideas that put people in the lead to address long-term social issues and to improve the quality of life across the UK and internationally.



Climate Action Fund application phase

The Climate Action Fund will support communities across the UK to take action on climate change. These communities will demonstrate what is possible when people take the lead in tackling climate change. With National Lottery funding, they will work together, share their learning and be active participants in a broader movement of change.


Digital Fund

The Digital Fund is a new UK wide £15 million funding programme to support charities and community organisations. It is about helping the charity and voluntary sector to use digital tools and approaches to support people and communities to thrive.

Digitisation Archived Archived

Providing funding to make learning materials available, free of charge, on the Internet


Fair Share Trust Archived Archived

Parts of the UK missed out on Lottery funding. Fair Share has been helping to change that

Forces in Mind

Supporting the psychological wellbeing and successful and sustainable transition of veterans and their families into civilian life.



Heroes Return Archived Archived

Providing Lottery funding to help World War II veterans take part in commemorative visits




Leaders with Lived Experience Pilot Programme

Leaders with Lived Experience is a pilot programme providing National Lottery grants of between £20,000 and £50,000 to support lived experience leadership. A lived experience leader is someone who uses their first-hand experience of a social issue to create positive change for, and with, communities and people they share those experiences with. At this stage we expect to award between 15-20 grants.

Living Landmarks Archived Archived

Supporting large-scale capital projects through two distinct funding streams


Millennium Now Archived Archived

Five inspirational projects to benefit UK communities



Other National Lottery Funders

If none of the current The National Lottery Community Fund programmes are suitable for your project, one of the other Lottery funders may be able to help.




The People's Millions Archived Archived

Projects to improve local facilities or help people get more out of their area

The People’s Projects

A UK-wide public vote, which gives National Lottery players and the public a say in where National Lottery funding goes. It is a chance for organisations across the UK to receive further National Lottery funding.

Their Past Your Future Archived Archived

Commemorating the 60th anniversary of the events that led to the end of the Second World War



Village SOS Archived Archived

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