If you want to find out about what’s happening at The National Lottery Community Fund, you’ve come to the right place. You can read the latest news on: the community groups and charities we fund, how we work with the Government and other funders to distribute National Lottery money and how we support local communities across the UK to become more active, vibrant and stronger together.

Blog posts

  • A young person’s perspective on social action

    16 November, 2018

    The #iwill Fund brings together a group of organisations who all contribute funding to embed meaningful social action into the lives of young people. The #iwill Fund is overseen by a Leadership Board who agree partnerships with funders & partners. Read more
  • What we’re learning about place-based funding

    15 November, 2018

    The campaign for the American mid-term elections is perhaps the last place you would expect to hear about the seaside village of Jaywick, Essex, and this somewhat bizarre campaign poster sparked understandable outrage at the stereotyping of a place that has, in recent years, undergone significant positive change. Read more
  • Our new Digital Fund

    26 October, 2018

    The National Lottery Community Fund has given many millions to digital projects over the last decade. In the last five years alone it has made over £16m of sub £10,000 grants to support mainly small charities and organisations to thrive in a digital era. And yet here we are launching a new Digital Fund, setting aside up to £15m over the next two years. Here’s why. Read more

Press Releases

Our press releases will give you the key facts about funding announcements, new grants or research, special events, launches, which charities have been awarded funding, innovative projects, best practice in the sector and more.

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