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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

    We are responsible for distributing 40 per cent of all the money raised for good causes by the National Lottery.

    In our 2014-15 financial year, we awarded more than £1 billion to projects with a social mission.

  • 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

Our people
Our people

Meet our board, SMT and national committees


An expert citizen
An expert citizen

Darren Murinas is an expert citizen for Voices, the Stoke partnership supporting people with multiple needs

Safe from Harm
Safe from Harm

The Safe from Harm project gives local street drinkers a place to go for shelter, food, heat and company

Cushendall Community Resilience Group
Cushendall Community Resilience Group

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

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

Our teams in your area