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About us

Every year, we distribute millions of pounds of the National Lottery's good cause money to community groups and charitable projects around the UK

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  • About the Big Lottery Fund

    The Big Lottery Fund is responsible for distributing 40 per cent of all funds raised for good causes by the National Lottery. This totals over £650 million each year

  • Our approach

    Read about our approach to funding and what you can expect from us as a funder

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Our people


Meet our Board members

Senior management team
Senior management team

Meet our senior management team

NI committee members
Northern Ireland committee members

Meet our Northern Ireland committee members


Cushendall Community Resilience Group
Cushendall Community Resilience Group

The community in Cushendall came together to decide how they could take action in a crisis

Glyn Wylfa Community Enterprise and Heritage Centre
Glyn Wylfa Community Enterprise and Heritage Centre

Local people campaigned to save Gyln Wylfa House from demolition and turned it into a thriving social enterprise

Steph's story
Steph's story

How the Life Skills for Carers project helped parent carer Steph get her confidence back

Vision and principles

Read more about our vision and principles to bring real improvements to communities and to the lives of people most in need

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Working for us

Find out about the benefits of working with us, view current vacancies and find out how to apply for a job online

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Countries and regions

We have offices and staff teams across the UK. Read more about the work of each team and how to get in touch with us in your country or region

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